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LIMS Managed Services – Avoiding the Blame Game in Your Organization

Complex IT management is…well….complex. Challenges arise, and just when you think the worst has happened more problems inevitably appear to complicate things. IT infrastructure is constantly evolving, more than virtually any other aspect of an organization. And then...

LIMS, the Cloud and You

LIMS and Contract Research & Manufacturing The trend towards outsourcing laboratory work over the last three decades has been steep. In recent years, this move to a near-universal outsourced lab model has run concurrent with the shift towards data-sharing across and...

LabVantage Cannabis: Purpose-Built LIMS for Cannabis Labs

The cannabis testing market is thriving, driven by growth in both recreational and medicinal uses of cannabis. Marijuana Business Daily, a business news information resource for the medical marijuana and retail cannabis industry, reports that cannabis sales are...

Tapping Managed Services for Integrated LIMS Deployment

LIMS Management Challenge: When There’s Trouble, Who You Gonna Call? Regardless of industry sector, companies employing LIMS in their labs all suffer from some of the same challenges – many of which stretch beyond the scope of traditional LIMS Support and Maintenance...

Speech Recognition and Digital Assistants in LIMS

One question which tends to arise in the LIMS sales cycle is whether tablets or smartphones can be used. (The answer is yes.) The immediate follow-up question is how can we use it with gloves? Tablets and gloves don’t work well together. One solution? LOTTIE – one of...

The Rise of Cannabis Informatics

Rapid Growth in the Cannabis Industry If anyone has any questions about the future or potential of the cannabis industry, the following statistics should provide some jaw-dropping closure. In January, CNN reported that national marijuana sales are projected to rise to...

How to Integrate SAP in Your QA/QC Laboratories

In the last few years, computerization in manufacturing has gradually turned from production planning and process control to production execution systems. By having your LIMS communicate with your Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP), you tap into the power of...

LIMS and FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance

In a previous post, we discussed the increasing regulatory focus being placed on Temporary Data. It’s an important topic that has far reaching implications for LIMS (and other) platforms, but it is also just the latest emergent issue impacting data compliance with FDA...

How to Choose the Right LIMS for Biobanking

Since biobanking began in the late 1990s, the industry has grown…fast. This rapid expansion and growth has translated into huge volumes of samples – all requiring storage, organization and management for the various industries and applications for which specimens are...

Oil & Gas Industry: Extracting Efficiency from Your LIMS

Today’s O&G lab is highly-integrated, efficient, and data-centric – with a focus on making data actionable in near real-time. A laboratory information management systems (LIMS) is key to helping labs function in a timely manner. In the petrochemical industry, LIMS are...

Video: Packaged LIMS Solutions Lower Costs and Speed Up Implementation

Bob Voelkner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, discusses LabVantage’s new industry-specific packaged LIMS solutions. These packages – available for a number of different applications including biobanking, pharma and the oil & gas industry – lower costs and...

Customer LIMS Co-Design: Partnering with LabVantage

The key to LIMS configuration co-design is that it puts you – the user – at the center of the design process. When you’re actively involved in designing and developing your LIMS configuration, you’re rewarded with a system you already know in-depth, as well as being...

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