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. [...]
Almost a year ago I posted an item on the question of when is a LIMS an ELN, and when is an ELN a LIMS. It is still one of those questions that is causing a good deal of head scratching and cropped up again at the recent SmartLabs Exchange meeting. With the arrival over [...]
The 5th Annual SmartLabs Exchange meeting in Brussels (Mar 17th/18th) seemed to buck the recent trend of declining attendances and modest content with a good, total attendance of over 130 people, of whom 90 or more were end users. This meeting offers a different format to a conventional conference with an opening plenary paper per [...]
Despite the economic downturn, the attendance at this week’s IQPC 8th Annual conference on ELNs and Advanced Laboratory Solutions was up on recent years, and overall it proved to be a lively event. The format was a 2-day conference preceded by a ‘focus day’, targeted at people starting to get into ELN technology. You can [...]