The Ultimate LIMS Guide

Lab Information Management System (LIMS) is software designed to support a testing laboratory’s operations. Generally, this involves tracking samples and their testing through the lab and capturing the results in such a way that can be easily reported or accessed by stakeholders. Modern LIMS can also provide audit trails for [...]

ISO 17025 Accreditation Audit Tips

An ISO/IEC 17025:2005 audit is likely not something anyone looks forward to. It disrupts the normal workflow of the lab and everyone feels as though they're under a microscope. Whether it's your first time or you're a veteran, an assessment can make anyone feel a bit nervous. Luckily, you can [...]

Do You Really Need a LIMS?

This is a question that lab managers or technicians may find themselves asking every so often. Usually the question comes up during or just after chaos or a crisis in the laboratory. There's some "he said / she said" after samples were tested incorrectly, or maybe there was a large [...]