Managing Records During M&A You just been told that your job has been eliminated because the company sold your division. They want you to stay around for another few weeks to help with the transition. Since they offered you a good separation package, you are only mildly angry. Of course you are upset and somewhat [...]
In the relentless pursuit of increased efficiency and better productivity in our laboratories we turn to computers and automation to drive out inefficient human and paper-based processes. So it was with some surprise that amongst my daily news feeds that keep me informed of the latest and greatest breakthroughs in laboratory matters, I came across [...]
The subject of raw data has crept into the vocabulary of the media recently with alleged wrong doings amongst scientists in connection with data related to climate change. The matter has unsurprisingly been dubbed ‘climategate’ and is currently chalking up over 28,000,000 hits on Google. The underlying issues, if they are real, are political, and [...]
Elizabeth Moritz started an interesting post on Nature Network entitled I Want YOU…to write in your lab notebook. Interestingly, the post is not about technology, just the discipline of keeping a lab notebook. The comments are particularly revealing, and well worth reading!