If Laboratory Informatics Projects Were Case Studies

If we were to treat our projects like true case studies, we could fix all the problems in them. But real projects aren’t just case studies where we can theorize and manipulate them into submission. Real projects don’t get their problems solved merely by an expert figuring out what the problem is, announcing it, and trying to put some plan to fix it into place. Nor do they get fixed by reading lots of articles and case studies on fixing the problem.

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More About How Laboratory Informatics People Aren’t All Alike

Awhile back, I blogged about dealing with different people on our laboratory informatics projects and specifically mentioned the differences between dealing with introverts and extroverts. Let me continue with that theme, that different people can be different to deal with. Just now, I read a posting about how it’s different to deal with (motivate) various generations of people:.

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Trademark Registration: A Notice

Over the years, I’ve defended my trademarks as each occurrence has come up. However, this week, after speaking with my Trademark attorney, I have finally decided to apply to register my trademarks in the registration database. Although I’ve been using the trademark “Out on a LIMS” ™ since 2001, I have finally decided to make it easier for people to see that it is a “mark” and that it is currently in-use.

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