Vendor Management System

7 Vendor Management System Tips For Smoother Lab Operations

For most lab managers, digital solutions such as CMMS, LIMSs, and ERPs aim to increase a lab’s overall efficiency, ensure compliance requirements are met, and control operational costs. However, to get maximum value from your service vendors, a robust vendor management system (VMS) is critical. Without an efficient and effective way to manage all your …

ISO 8655

The Details of ISO 8655 in Plain English

It’s no secret pipettes and other liquid measuring tools are extremely crucial to a laboratory team. After all, the quality of your data is largely dependent on your pipette’s ability to dispense liquids accurately, precisely, and with reliable consistency. This is also why compliance auditors need proof that dispensing tools are in good working order …

ISO Requirements for Calibration

Why ISO Calibration Is Essential to Your Laboratory’s Integrity

A hard truth of laboratory work is that proving the accuracy of your work is no easy task. If you don’t have the right measures in place to back up and substantiate your team’s efforts, no matter their expertise or education, your lab’s results will never be safe from scrutiny. As Greg Freitag, Director of …

How a CMMS can Save You Money: 5 Ways to Cut Costs with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems

If you’re looking for ways to cut costs and optimize your maintenance operations, a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) can help. By using a CMMS software, you can improve efficiency, reduce downtime, and save money in a variety of ways. In this blog post, we’ll explore 5 ways a CMMS can help you cut costs …

The Importance of Good Lab Management for Reliable Research Results

In scientific research, the quality and reliability of study results depend largely on the management practices of the lab. A lab with poor management can compromise the validity and reproducibility of research in many ways, including through inaccurate data, inconsistency, and errors. One critical aspect of lab management is equipment management, which can have a …

The Importance of Calibration: Avoiding Errors in Measurement

Measurement is a critical aspect of science and engineering, and accurate measurements are essential for making sound decisions and drawing valid conclusions. However, even the most precise instruments can produce erroneous results if they are not properly calibrated. In this post, we will explore the potential errors that can arise from poorly calibrated instruments and …

CMMS Software vs Excel Spreadsheets: What is the Difference?

When it comes to managing maintenance tasks and equipment data, businesses have traditionally relied on Excel spreadsheets. However, there is a newer and more advanced option available: Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software. In this blog, we’ll explore the key differences between using CMMS software and Excel spreadsheets, and the advantages and disadvantages of each. …

Why Regular Equipment Calibration is Essential for Lab Accuracy

Laboratory equipment plays a critical role in ensuring the accuracy and reliability of experimental data. However, when equipment is not regularly calibrated, it can have negative effects on a lab’s operations, ultimately leading to inaccurate results and potentially wasted resources. In this post, we’ll explore the effects of uncalibrated equipment in a lab, and why …

How Lab Management Helps Keep Equipment Calibrated

n any laboratory setting, accuracy and precision are critical. Accurate results are necessary for experiments to yield meaningful results and scientific discoveries. One important aspect of ensuring accuracy in the lab is to keep lab equipment calibrated. Calibration refers to the process of adjusting and verifying the accuracy of lab equipment against known reference standards. …

How does CMMS Software help improve communication?

Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software is a powerful tool that can help maintenance teams manage their work more efficiently and effectively. One key benefit of CMMS software is its ability to improve communication within maintenance teams, as well as across the organization as a whole. Here are some ways that CMMS software can help …