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Why Audit Trails Are a Great Feature of LIMS

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,

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Is Your LIMS Good Enough? Where LIMS Adds the Most Value for Labs

 

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. 

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The Dont's of LIMS Project Management

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.

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The Do's of LIMS Project Management

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.

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I Know I Need LIMS But What Do I Do Now?

 

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4 Signs Your Lab Has Outgrown Your LIMS

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

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Got a Great Idea for Laboratory Efficiency? How to Get it Approved by Your Boss.

"I’ve got a great idea that will generate laboratory efficiencies. How do I get it approved by the boss?"

Familiar scenario?

Organisations are increasingly looking to Departmental Managers for ideas that will generate cost savings via process efficiencies. Take a look 

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The Best LIMS Features for Quality

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

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What the Regulators are Looking for in a LIMS Validation Plan

Validating LIMS is a fundamental requirement for GMP compliance.  Where LIMS is used to store and process GMP data, it is imperative that

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This is Why It's Good Practice to Document User Requirements

 

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

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