Audit trails are a common LIMS feature required for regulated laboratories, but they are generally a useful tool for any laboratory – regulated or not. For those of you who are new to LIMS,
When you’re working in a fast-paced environment such as a laboratory, you might not have the time to implement improved ways of working. You may be using an existing LIMS, and are used to the workarounds and quirks of the system.
Last week we issued our blog on the Do's of LIMS Project Management, and now that you're familiar with best practice, you can find here what we highlighted as NOT to do when managing a LIMS project.
Assign roles and responsibilities
Identifying the project team and its responsibilities, from Key Stakeholders to Ancillary Team Members, is one of the first steps in a project’s life. As a Project Manager you may need assistance from the Project Sponsor in identifying the appropriate personnel, and creation of a Stakeholder map may be useful.
Many laboratories introduce LIMS to help with sample data management and reporting. Some labs will have used the same system for 12 years without upgrades, and other labs will
"I’ve got a great idea that will generate laboratory efficiencies. How do I get it approved by the boss?"
Organisations are increasingly looking to Departmental Managers for ideas that will generate cost savings via process efficiencies. Take a look
The purpose of quality is to ensure standards are maintained so that products, services and processes are effective and fit for purpose. Laboratories must maintain high quality standards to provide confidence in
Validating LIMS is a fundamental requirement for GMP compliance. Where LIMS is used to store and process GMP data, it is imperative that
What are they
User Requirements are a list of activities and functions which users of a software system would like to use or need to use in order