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6 Tips to Get Your LIMS Project Approved
You may have identified the benefits that LIMS can bring to your laboratory but that is just the start of your journey. You now need to convince your organisation that this is a project worth undertaking. How do you do this?
How to Choose the Right LIMS for Your Lab
With so many systems to choose from, how do you select the right LIMS for your lab? Below are some helpful words of advice to get you started on your journey of finding a LIMS.
How to Avoid Customer Complaints: Where LIMS Can Help
Delivering on customer expectations is a shared and common goal for laboratories. Whether they are internal or external to your organisation, delighting customers is the ultimate reward for your work. Even when you have documented, implemented and trained procedures,
Four Common Misconceptions about Data Security
In this article we discuss four of the most common misconceptions about data security.
#1 "Desktop is more secure than web applications."
Desktop programs run locally on a PC whereas web applications run in a web browser via the internet. Most people believe data stored through a desktop program is more secure than browser based applications because the perceived control over data. Not all desktop programs store data within the local network. Some desktop programs access, send and store data on remote servers which is the same data storage method as web applications.
FDA 21 CFR Part 11 and The US Presidential Election
FDA 21 CFR Part 11. What can we learn from the US Secretary of State’s alleged 33,000 deleted emails?
By now we have all heard in the news about the alleged deleting of 33,000 e-mails by one of the candidates for the presidency of the USA. The suggestion is that, Hillary Clinton, the United States Secretary of State at that time, had exclusively used her private email server for official communications, rather than official State Department email accounts maintained on federal servers. Those official communications included thousands of emails that would later be marked classified by the State Department retroactively.
Hot topics at CPhI
The CPhI conference in Barcelona did not fail to deliver on hot industry topics and trends in global pharma. After meetings with clients, new contacts and industry thought leaders the Broughton team were well placed to gather commercial and technical opinions shaping the future direction, technologies, opportunities and threats in pharma.
First let’s address implementing change. This could be considered a lifelong study. I’ll cover this succinctly before moving onto problem solving and the root cause analysis pocket guide providing a simple technique for both. If we get the problem solving bit right then implementing change becomes a whole lot easier.
Invest in LIMS. Save Money. Generate Cash. Simple.
Decreased operational costs, increased capacity, and improved cash flow often follows the implementation of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). Many laboratories have realised savings due to the installation or upgrading of a LIMS, an investment that pays off in the form of both hard and soft benefits. The hard benefits improve cash flow while the soft benefits, such as employee morale and customer satisfaction help reinforce them.