Category Archives: Digital Transformation

Data Integrity, Company Integrity: a Management Commitment

Thousands of documents and articles have been written about Data Integrity. You probably have already attended several presentations and webinars introducing the concept, repeating incessantly the list of data integrity guidelines published by the regulatory bodies and showing you frightening summaries of warning letters. Data integrity is not a new trend You know that data integrity is not a new concept. You know of multiple examples not even related to the pharma industries that had a strong impact in the society. Read More...

Paperless Lab Academy: the well-known congress, and much more…

If you work in a laboratory or you are interested streamlining their processes, no matter what industry you belong to, you probably know Paperless Lab Academy as the unique European Learning Platform for those who aim at simplifying the management of scientific data and digitalizing the laboratory processes. The Paperless Lab Academy, that just ended the 7th edition of the Congress, is ready to welcome the 8th edition in 2020 and, as many of you may have heard already, it Read More...

Searching for Young IT Professionals: Open Positions

Looking for opportunities in the lab informatics arena? Looking for opportunities in running digital transformation projects in life science related markets? Looking for project-based work commitment? Ready to travel? Ready to work remotely from home? Do you want to invest your time in developing yourself and feeling your work has an impact? We might have something for you! We are looking for young engineers in computer and information science. Based in Europe, freelance and with good English level. We have several ongoing projects to propose you and looking Read More...

The European Lab Informatics Learning Platform

The Paperless Lab Academy 2019 has consolidated its reputation of unique European Lab Informatics learning platform. With a combination of plenary sessions in which presenters were sharing their experiences and vision of the lab of the future and 14 interactive sponsored workshops, our attendees have collected numerous data points about how to manage scientific data all along their lifecycle. Also about the latest available technologies in the market from more than 30 companies sponsoring the event, and moreover, the latest concepts 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...

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...

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 endeavor 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 ( where to start with your digital transformation project)   we were 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...