Smart Software Purchasing

For those of you about to start a software purchase of a larger laboratory informatics product, such as a LIMS or ELN, “Lab Manager Magazine” just published my article on “Smart Software Purchasing” at: For a free subscription to “Lab Manager Magazine” the link is: Gloria Metrick GeoMetrick Enterprises

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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

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