May 06, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 17


In This Issue

 Event Focus

05/18/2015 - Cutting-edge Technologies for Drug Target Validation Conference

Expand your knowledge and advance your career! Join over 200 academics and industry professionals to discuss the latest advancements in Cutting-edge Technologies for Drug Target Validation.

05/18/2015 - [inform] 2015 - Waters' Premier Informatics Users' Conference

Premier conference featuring innovative solutions for laboratory data management. Case study presentations will deliver specific examples of how Waters' software can expedite your workflow, allowing you to act on results faster.

3 lies organizations tell themselves about relationship management

Organizations are made up of humans, and naturally since humans lie to themselves in personal relationships the same can be said for work ones. I'm continuing my review process for customer relationship management (CRM) and also for electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) products. Another free ELN emailed me the other day, must be good CRM protocols are in place at their organization, because I never heard of them but I'll post a review once I've had time to play with their software a bit.

Customized LIMS – The “Black Sheep” of LIMS

When you hear the phrase, LIMS Customization, what do you think? Many tend to preach the bad, but have you ever stopped to evaluate the Good? Click to read our evaluation.
 Recent News

05/06/2015 - LIMS Configuration Demonstration Now Online

A new YouTube video ( ) published by Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) specialist, Autoscribe, provides a practical demonstration of the ease of configuration of the Matrix Gemini LIMS. Since each individual laboratory is a little different from its nearest equivalent and often vastly different from laboratories in different industries, Matrix Gemini’s unique OneTime™ configuration tools provide the flexibility to ensure that customers are not forced into a particular system design.

05/06/2015 - RURO Releases version 7 of FreezerPro® software

RURO, Inc., a leading LIMS, RFID and sample management solutions provider released FreezerPro® version 7, the latest major content upgrade to its bestselling, Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) sample management software.

05/06/2015 - Waters Introduces eDATA 2.0 Proficiency Testing Portal for Environmental Laboratories

Waters Corporation today announced that ERA®, A Waters® Business, introduced the new eDATA® 2.0 Proficiency Testing (PT) portal enabling environmental laboratories to manage their proficiency testing data more efficiently and gain greater insight into their laboratory’s performance.

05/05/2015 - Psyche Systems Corporation Forms Strategic Alliance with Luminate Health to Provide First-of-its-kind Patient Access Solution

Psyche Systems Corporation and Luminate Health have recently formed a strategic alliance which offers a first-of-its-kind platform that helps labs comply with new federal HHS legislation regarding patient access to lab results, transforms the way patients engage with these results, and improves provider workflow.

05/04/2015 - Agilent Technologies to Acquire Cartagenia, Leading Provider of Software to Enable Clinical Analysis of Genomics Data

Agilent Technologies Inc. and Cartagenia today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Agilent will acquire Cartagenia, a leading provider of software and services for clinical genetics and molecular pathology labs.

04/29/2015 - See RURO solutions at ISBER 2015, May 5-9, 2015, Orlando, FL

See RURO solutions at ISBER 2015 RURO Booth # 306 May 5 - May 9, 2015, Phoenix, Arizona

04/29/2015 - Freezerworks Experiences an Extremely Successful First Quarter for 2015

In April 2015, Dataworks Development received some exciting news: its first quarter had been extremely successful, with sales increasing 31% when compared to the first quarter of the previous year. Additionally, the number of renewals for its customer care program, which gives clients a free software upgrade, had increased by 30%. Now, as the company prepares to release their 2015 Freezerworks upgrade, it is expecting its next three quarters to be just as successful as the first, as sales and interest remain strong.
 The LIMS Book

2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics Released

The LIMSforum group has released the 2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics. The electronic and print versions of the book are available at The eBook version is free. You can also send it to your Kindle. This new 2015 edition has over 400 pages of information with tons of information on features and functions for LIMS and LIS and complete vendor directories for LIMS, LIS, ELN, SDMS and CDMS products. There are over 30 LIMS vendors with complete pricing information as well. This resource is compiled from our site so you will want to check back often as we will be releasing subsequent editions as the community updates the information. Any vendors who wish to be listed can do so by submitting your information and price lists to the editor. Do get your free copy at: We also have a completely new site for the LIMSbook. It has many other books you will be interested in and all of them are completely free and open access. We will be adding a facility soon to allow you to create, publish and share your books freely. Also be sure and check out our search facilities. They will help you find just the information you need from our growing list of knowledge bases.


 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

05/06/2015 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

City of Durham, North Carolina - Water Management Division, Wastewater and Water Quality Laboratory
 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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