Category Archives: Lab Data Management

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...

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...

Laboratory informatics summit

In its 20 years celebration, Eusoft organises a laboratory informatics summit & networking by september 28th & 29th in Bari, Italy The event is aiming at discussing three main topics: Lab Information: global market and prospects of growth Laboratory digital transformations International quality standards with a particular focus on ISO/IEC 17025   Roberto Castelnovo from NL42 consulting will presenting as Key speaker and discuss on the developments and prospects of growth of the Laboratory Informatics. Sean Mac Curtain, Director of Conformity Assessment and Consumer Affaires at ISO,will Read More...

Paperless Lab Academy 2017 confirmed as best lab automation European Congress

At NL42  we are extremely pleased with the results and feedback received after the recent acquisition of the event’s organization ( Press Release) The event is dedicated to companies needing to adopt a paperless approach in their scientific data management throughout the product life cycle. We decided to focus this year’s edition on the Internet of Lab things (IoLT) with the title “2020 Roadmap for Digital Convergence – transforming scientific information into actionable insight“. The event consists of a balanced mix of plenary and workshop sessions.  Read More...

Paperless Lab Transformation Process Training

  The pre-congress workshop at the Paperless Lab Academy 2016 lead by NL42 has allowed to introduce the concept of designing a paperless laboratory The training has received great acceptance and positive feedbacks on the relevance of such initiative. We´re glad to communicate that we´ve decided to run a new session by beginning of October in Madrid. Should you be interested please contact  directly isabel.munoz@nl42.com On Monday April 18th, at the Don Jaime Hotel in Castelldefels (Barcelona), we launched the Paperless Lab Week with Read More...