Tag "Test Automation"

  • The Difference Between Biotech and Pharma Companies

    When I began this job a few months ago I found myself hearing the words pharmaceutical and biotech quite often. I myself am not a science person by any means, so these words didn’t mean too much to me.  I knew that they referred to companies that deal with drugs, but that was the extent of it, I really, barely knew anything more about them.  I decided today that I was going to find out what those companies are doing and the difference, if any, between the two.

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  • System Integration Case Study: LIMS Implementation and Integration

    What is a LIMS System?
    A laboratory information management system (LIMS), is a software-based solution with features that support a modern laboratory’s operations. Key features include sample management, stability studies, workflow management, sample tracking, and data quality support. The features and uses of a LIMS have evolved over the years from simple sample tracking to an enterprise resource planning tool that manages multiple aspects of laboratory informatics.
    Historically the term “LIMS” has tended to refer to informatics systems targeted for environmental, research, or commercial analysis such as pharmaceutical or petrochemical work. “LIS” has tended to refer to laboratory informatics systems in the forensics and clinical markets, which often required special case management tools.

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  • Good Questions to Ask Before Starting a Laboratory Automation Project

    You as a supervisor/ manager or a person in charge (design, development, maintenance, financial, …) may want to ask the following questions from your team or yourself before implementing a laboratory automation/ laboratory testing automation/ test automation project. Answering these questions may help you and your team to make more informed decision to start your automation process.

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  • Advantages of Automating Laboratory Testing – A Supervisory Perspective

    Laboratory teams are continually looking for ways to better improve their productivity and maximize the long-term value of their testing work.  Many companies are now choosing laboratory automation solutions to boost their work and maximize the efficiency of their testing processes.  Our team at AB Controls has many years of experience building and integrating the latest laboratory automation solutions, and in this post (which is more up-to-date and revised version of an older popular post), we’ll explore more on their benefits and practical applications on : (more…)

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  • Top 10 Challenges and Our Solution in Laboratory Testing Automation – Part 1

    Laboratory teams are continually looking for ways to improve their productivity and maximize the long-term value of their testing work.  Many companies are now choosing laboratory automation solutions to boost their work and maximize the efficiency of their testing processes.  Our team at AB Controls has many years of experience building and integrating the latest laboratory automation solutions, and find the right approach to any of the challenges mentioned here; call us today to start a conversation regarding your current challenges and how to conquer them with proven records and expertise.

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