Category Archives: Digital Transformation

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 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...

The Paperless Lab Academy 2018 confirmed as best lab informatics learning platform

The Paperless Lab Academy 2018 has closed its 6th edition at the lake Maggiore in Italy and the feedbacks from attendees have confirmed it again as the best lab informatics learning platform. The right combination that generates open discussion The Paperless Lab Academy is now well-known for its specific format that are considered from the organisation as the main pillars that are consolidating its growing reputation. The plenary session is composed of a mix of technical presentations, users experiences, thought leaders Read More...