Non-Compliance and Other Bad Attitudes

In a past post, I mentioned systems that let themselves become non-compliant. The issues I spoke about are actually issues for non-regulated systems, as well. All systems need some amount of maintenance and proper usage. However, there are other symptoms I hear among those groups who aren’t properly maintaining or using their systems. Here are some warning signs.


Three Observations on Agile and Other Methodologies

I keep hearing complaints of projects who go sprint-after-sprint with their Agile project and can’t make progress. Regardless, the methodology, I’ve got three observations to pass along to readers. For the past few years, Agile seems to be the hot topic but it’s still no guarantee for project success. Read on for more thoughts.


More Comments Regarding 2018

In my last post, I talked about how I’m seeing a resurgence of leads for business in Comments Regarding 2018. As I think more about it and speak to more people, I’m not sure I’m getting a clear picture of the year ahead. Next, I’ll tell you why.



LinkedIn Message Workaround

I know it sounds odd that a LIMS/ELN/SDMS/LES blog would give a workaround to software that is not of that type of software. However, so many of use use LinkedIn to keep in-touch or drive business that I frequently seem to be coming across people having the same problem I’m having with responding to messages. With that said, I found a workaround and willing to share what I have.


Why I Write Under my Own Name

Some companies will write, generially, by their company names. Others will tell the names of the people who write the articles. I use my name for these posts, not merely the generic “GeoMetrick Entperprises” and I have some reasons for that.



Old Blog Links Deleted

When I began this blog in 2009, I started it with the outonalims.wordpress.com link. Eventually, I purchased outonalims.com. However, both links were in operation until I moved the blog back in September. At that time, outonalims.wordpress.com became obsolete. Being conservative about data migration, I left the old site up until I felt comfortable that I […]


Three Tips Toward Compliance Around Documentation

Compliance is so important that even those people such as myself who are not compliance people must to do what we can to help customers work toward this goal. Today, I will give you three documentation tips from the implementation side of the project.


Matters of Non-Compliance

Along the way, in trying to sell my services, I hear a variety of stories about systems and their problems. Recently, I’ve been hearing stories of non-compliance. I hope this is a coincidence rather than a trend.