Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Scientific Community
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article

Autoscribe Publishes White Paper on Risk Management For LIMS Projects

Published: Friday, December 28, 2012
Last Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012
Bookmark and Share
White paper looks at the common factors that contribute to risk in LIMS projects.

Autoscribe, developer of the Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), has published a white paper which looks at the common factors that contribute to risk in LIMS projects. Available for download from, the white paper includes examples of projects that have run into difficulties due to inadequate risk management.

Autoscribe’s founder and CEO, John Boother, explains: “There are far too many LIMS projects that have collapsed or failed to deliver the expected benefits. Frequently projects end up significantly over budget with additional non-budgeted, on-going costs such as having IT consultants on site for many months after delivery of a system, because of inadequate planning.”

“Projects of this nature are typically characterised by a changed specification from that originally described, leading to system ‘configuration’ continuing sometimes for years after original system delivery”, he continued.. “We at Autoscribe believe that the key to a successful LIMS project is a clear understanding of the potential risks and the implementation of a structured program to mitigate these risks.”

The white paper looks at the risks associated with the various stages of a LIMS project. These include: project definition; evaluation and selection of the system; implementation and rollout and support and upgrade.

Further Information
Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 2,800+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,000+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters

Sign In

Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Autoscribe Opens Office to Support Expanding BioHub
Autoscribe Informatics celebrated the opening of a new office facility in the UK in October.
Friday, October 23, 2015
LIMS Survey Highlights Increased Customer Satisfaction Levels
Survery shows Autoscribe has an across-the-board increase in customer satisfaction levels.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Autoscribe LIMS Configured And Implemented Within 3 Months
New case study highlights how Matrix Gemini LIMS was configured and implemented at global paper supplier
Friday, April 25, 2014
Autoscribe to Highlight Matrix Gemini LIMS at Lab Indonesia 2014
Indonesia's leading lab technology conference, Lab Indonesia, to highlight innovation.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Autoscribe to Host LIMS webinar Series
Autoscribe to run three free ‘How to Buy a LIMS’ webinars.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Autoscribe Publishes LIMS User Requirements Checklist
Free checklist covers points to assess with specifying a LIMS
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Autoscribe Launches New Website
New combined UK and US website to reflect the worldwide nature of Autoscribe’s business.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Autoscribe to demonstrate Matrix Gemini at ESBB 2013
Matrix LIMS to be featured at the European, Middle Eastern and African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking (ESBB) Congress
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Autoscribe reports significant business growth
Autoscribe experiences 131% growth in the first quarter of 2013.
Monday, May 06, 2013
Autoscribe announces Biobank data management seminars in the UK
Biobanking seminars to be held from March through April in UK.
Sunday, March 03, 2013
Scientific News
Closing the Loop on an HIV Escape Mechanism
Research team finds that protein motions regulate virus infectivity.
World’s First Therapeutic Venom Database
Open-source library describes nearly 43,000 effects on the human body.
Mathematical Model Forecasts the Path of Breast Cancer
Chances of survival depend on which organs breast cancer tumors colonize first.
The Secret Behind the Power of Bacterial Sex
Migration between different communities of bacteria is the key to the type of gene transfer that can lead to the spread of traits such as antibiotic resistance, according to researchers at Oxford University.
Biomedical Imaging at One-Thousandth the Cost
Mathematical modeling enables $100 depth sensor to approximate the measurements of a $100,000 piece of lab equipment.
University of Glasgow Researchers Make An Impact in 60 Seconds
Early-career researchers were invited to submit an engaging, dynamic and compelling 60 second video illuminating an aspect of their research.
On Top of the Flu
Chance for advance warning in search-based tracking method.
TGAC Announces Milestone in Wheat Research
A more complete and accurate wheat genome assembly is being made available to researchers, by The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) on 12 November 2015.
Shedding Light on “Dark” Cellular Receptors
UNC and UCSF labs create a new research tool to find homes for two orphan cell-surface receptors, a crucial step toward finding better therapeutics and causes of drug side effects.
Is Allergy the Price We Pay for Our Immunity to Parasites?
New findings help demonstrate the evolutionary basis for allergy.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,800+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,000+ scientific videos