Category Archives: Digital Transformation

Key benefits attending the Paperless Lab Academy 2021 Europe

Why should you attend the PLA2021 Europe online? While we are all missing the human interactions and the nice places to visit, that Live events provide, there is a certain list of benefits attending online events to be fair. Not that we are pretending diminished the live experiences, yet looking for the positive side of the actual situation. At the Paperless Lab Academy , when we recovered from the emotional impact of having to cancel the 2020 European edition last April and Read More...

Interview with our Paperless Lab Academy Organiser

Rizwan Chaudhrey interview with Isabel Muñoz Willery While the first Paperless Lab Academy® in India is about to get launched by December 1-3, 2020, Rizwan Chaudhrey at RSK Solutions discusses about the future of paperless labs with  Isabel Muñoz Willery Ph.D,  founder  and Co-Owner at NL42 Consulting and Organiser of the Paperless Lab Academy®  The market today offers multiple solutions for the laboratories whether they dedicate to basic research, new molecules discovery or operate under GMP regulations as quality control in a manufacturing Read More...

6 Factors for a successful Implementation  of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Have you implemented a Laboratory Information Management Solution without really benefiting from all its capabilities? Unfortunately, it is frequent to discover that the Laboratory Information Management Solution implemented in a site is not providing all the resources and insights that the laboratory and its stakeholders would benefit from. Too many factors influence the success of a system implementation, irrespective of the LIMS providers, the type of lab or the size. Too often the project gets delayed. Too often phase 2 never Read More...

How to be sure that your Data Integrity project has fully covered your eData LifeCycle?

The integrity of your Data along their lifecycle This is not another data integrity article, yet this is about demonstrating to auditors that you do have it all right and under control. So we’d like to highlight the importance of assessing the complete life cycle of your data and managing it for complete compliance to data integrity requirements. We’ve all attended the thousand trainings, webinars and presentation about Data Integrity recommendations and guidelines. We know by heart the ALCOA definition and Read More...

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...

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...