Headaches about upgrading your software? Considerations for software expansions and upgrades. Before you decide to rock the boat, several key decision-making steps can help to ensure a smooth and successful upgrade. The last thing to do is to start is a project to change a working enterprise application environment…. Are you ready to sail?
I haven’t written about conferences for awhile and I don’t remember if John has, either, so I thought I’d make my usual pitch, which is: Get out there and go to a conference. Find a good one that meets your needs, get the budget, and just get to it. [...]
Following the last ELN meeting in Europe (ELN: Laboratory Informatics for the 21st Century, the SMi Group, London, January 2010), a considerable amount of discussion ensued on an ELN LinkedIn Group in which some thoughts were expressed about the role and effectiveness of ELN conferences. The general consensus was that delegate attendances were falling, content [...]
It sounds as if there are several schools around the world to train future bioinformaticians and laboratory informatics professionals. It is only on the European projects I have been working on where I seem to run into graduates of such a program, and it always seems the person comes from the GPHY School in Poitiers, France ( http://www-gphy.univ-poitiers.fr ). [...]
I recently saw a documentary on British TV about the low cost airline RyanAir. The CEO claimed excellent customer service because they are able to deliver the cheapest flights in Europe (cost), best punctuality (time), and the most modern fleet of aircraft (quality). However, their customers do not necessarily agree with the assertion that this [...]