Building a Smart Laboratory 2013 is now online at the Scientific Computing World website. The publication has been extensively updated from last year’s edition.
The guide provides insights into the necessary systems, processes and technologies that constitute a sense of ‘smartness’ in the field of Laboratory Automation and Laboratory Informatics. The guide is intended as [...]
For the first time in some years I made the trip to Pittcon, held this year in Philadelphia, to present a one-day short course on ‘Getting Started with an Electronic Laboratory Notebook’. The course is well established and only needs tweaking from time to time to reflect changes in the ELN market such as convergence [...]
The lack of laboratory integration and data interchange standards has frequently been the subject of debate on this and other websites, meetings and conferences for a number of years. (See the earlier post on Informatics, Integration and Standards). The subject was to the forefront at this year’s ELN’s and LIMS Forum, held in Milan, Sept [...]
Building a Smart Laboratory is a new publication from Scientific Computing World, written and compiled by John Trigg with contributions from Peter Boogaard and Bob McDowall. It is designed to provide an introduction to the concept of the integrated lab, giving newcomers all the background they need to make informed purchasing decisions.
This publication includes [...]
I remember coming across a quote some years ago along the lines of “A couple of days in the laboratory can save a couple of hours in the library”. There was a time when this sentiment typified the attitude of scientists; I’m here to do science, not dig around in the archives. Those days are [...]