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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 are 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...

Going paperless II – Human Factor is key for a successful digital transformation

A digital transformation endeavour should not be considered different than any other when it comes to set the good foundation of a project. Even though very specific technical skills are required to identify the best “fit to purpose” tools to manage the data of your processes, this should not affect the way to initiate this project. A Digital Transformation project should challenge the status quo In our previous article, we were setting the stage and mentioning the need to clarify Read More...

Going paperless: where to start with your digital transformation project?

Today life is made of digital activities and interactions all day long. However, our laboratory processes have still a long way to become paperless and take advantage of the benefits in digitalizing the lab processes along the whole data lifecycle. This article provides some guidance on the concept and how to start a digital transformation project efficiently. From paper to digital – the change Our daily activities are now based on digital systems. We are reading newspapers, books, articles (like this Read More...