Disruptive technologies in informatics

In his final report from the Paperless Lab Academy, Tom Wilkie discusses the role of disruptive technologies such as cloud and big data written by Tom Wilkie, Published online at Scientific Computing World, April 2015. The dominant theme at the Paperless Lab Academy in Barcelona on 14 and 15 April […]

Gartner @ PLA2016: “Laboratory Informatics in the Digital Era”

The last edition of the Paperless Lab Academy, celebrated in Barcelona in April 2016, hosted a lecture by, Research Vice President, Life Science R&D at Gartner, Michael Shanler entitled: “Laboratory Informatics in the Digital Era”. The Research VP of the prestigious American research and advisory firm providing information technology structured his talk […]

Out with the old and out with the internal

Outsourcing, end-of-life LIMS, and disruptive technologies such as the cloud, are driving changes to the laboratory informatics landscape, as Tom Wilkie discovered at the Paperless Lab Academy in Barcelona Spain, this week. written by Tom Wilkie, Published online at Scientific Computing World, April 2015. The laboratory informatics industry is facing unprecedented […]

Lost knowledge and dead data

In the second of his reports from the Paperless Lab Academy 2015, Tom Wilkie considers old LIMS and dead data. Published online at Scientific Computing World, April 2015. One of the reasons that change is happening in the informatics industry now, is the pharmaceutical industry’s growing interest in data analytics. […]