Author Archives: Isabel Munoz

Review by Exception: the ultimate Laboratory 4.0 objective

In a previous article, we described the evolution of the laboratories along the four industrial revolutions, in which the last one gets the machines, devices, sensors, and people connecting, communicating and driving effective production. The principles of the fourth revolution are interconnection, transparency of the information, technical assistance, decentralized decisions. Technicians and analysts have the ability to connect and communicate with their analytical instruments, devices, and sensors. Capture of the data is automatic, controlled and compliant towards data integrity requirements. Read More...

Practical session for your laboratory digital transformation project

SETTING THE STAGE FOR YOUR  PAPERLESS LABORATORY TRANSFORMATION [Monday, 8th April 2019 – 14:00-18:00 CET] Gran Hotel Dino, Baveno, Lake Maggiore, Italy  The Paperless Lab Academy 2019 is now up and running and registrations are open. We’re glad to inform you that we are offering, on the pre-congress day, a special training composed of multiple practical sessions for setting the stage for your paperless laboratory transformation. Roberto Castelnovo will speak about how to design the most adequate digital transformation strategy for your Read More...

The Laboratory of the Industry 4.0

Organizing an event like the Paperless Lab Academy requires strong project management skills, execution at its best and a lot of energy. However, the very best part of it is the outstanding opportunities to engage with so many active members of the lab informatics industry and its final users. While discussing the content of their presentation or workshop for the #PLA2019 agenda, we definitely enjoy discovering people analysis on their today pains and their vision of the lab of the Read More...

Interview: NL42, A Leading Paperless Consulting Service Provider

Insight Success Media interview to NL42 is now online Based in Spain & Italy NL42 is a  leading consulting services provider which also runs an annual congress Paperless Lab Academy, considered as one of the best lab informatics learning platform in Europe. In an interview with Insights Success, the Co-owner and Co-founder of NL42, Roberto Castelnovo, shares his experiences on leading the company. He also elucidates the company’s goals, working methods, and its distinctive process of serving customers. Below are the Read More...

Setting the stage for a paperless laboratory

The intelligent analytical laboratory is becoming reality: an automated laboratory where data, methods and processes are seamlessly shared between software applications and analytical instruments. The ultimate goal for a digitalized laboratory is to leverage the power of the data and provide useful information, business intelligence for decision makers sitting at any step of the data life cycle. Fact is that rarely the laboratory reaches the point to feel completely automated and free of paper processes. For a reason or Read More...

[Milano, Oct. 04] Meet us at the QC Pharma Day

“Digital transformation of QC Labs: How to proceed when selecting a lab informatics solution” We’re attending and presenting at the QC Pharma Day event organised by QualitySystems  in Milano, Italy on October 4th We’d be delighted to meet you there and discuss how to proceed when looking for selecting  a new data management system to digitalise your laboratory processes. We´ll go through the main phases of such project and help you define the next steps of your digital transformation project for a Read More...

Setting the stage for the VII edition of Paperless Lab Academy

The time of the year has come to start planning the next edition of Paperless Lab Academy, the number one European lab informatics event. This time, the choice of the location has been an easy decision thanks to the positive feedback gathered from attendees, visitors and sponsors of the 2018 edition. Easy to reach by train from Germany and Switzerland and by flight to the Milan Malpensa international airport, we have selected, for the second time in a row, Read More...

[Milano, Sept. 20] Meet us at the Paperless Validation Event

“Setting the stage for a Paperless Lab” We’re attending and presenting at the Paperless Validation with VIMS event organised by Qualitate  in Milano, Italy on September 20th. We’d be delighted to meet you there and discuss how we can help you define the next steps of your digital transformation project for paperless laboratory processes. We´ll also take the chance to officially announced the VII edition of the Paperless Lab Academy, our annual European congress on lab informatics. the 2019 edition will take Read More...

Selection Process II: 5 steps in the selection of a LIMS

As mentioned in our previous article about How to select a LIMS, it is highly recommended traveling the path to reduce the emotional part of the purchase and select the right tool with the end in mind. These are the 5 steps to minimize the risk of failure in selecting a digital tool for your laboratory processes. 5 steps to select your data management solution In this article, we start with the assumption that you have walked your way to define Read More...

Selection process – How to select a LIMS

At one point of a digital transformation project for the laboratory processes, the moment comes to identify the best fit-to-purpose system to manage the laboratory scientific data. As mentioned in previous articles, this step should be by far one of the last in your paperless project. All previous steps will provide you commitment from the team members and stakeholders, will streamline your processes and will ensure a successful implementation. Readiness: key differentiator for the process of selecting a laboratory data Read More...