LIMS and ELN Purchases: COTS, SaaS and Open Source

Where will you save money in your LIMS or ELN project? Should you pay for COTS? What about SaaS? Maybe you should go with Open Source? Well, these are all just part of the lingo. They’re not going to save you any money, at all, necessarily. One or more of these is right for you. In fact, you can buy a system that is all three of these. Should you? Well, read the entire article to find out.

Gloria Metrick
GeoMetrick Enterprises
http://www.GeoMetrick.com/

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LIMS/Laboratory Informatics LinkedIn Group: Part 1

For those of you who are in LinkedIn and wondered why I started the LIMS/Laboratory Informatics group there, here’s some history and general thoughts about it. In order to keep this blog post from becoming huge, I’m going to do this in parts. In this part, I’ll give some history and talk about what I’m trying to achieve with the LIMS/Laboratory Informatics group.

Gloria Metrick, GeoMetrick Enterprises, http://www.geometrick.com/

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