Special Report for End-Users
In this report published by Strategic Directions International, Inc., end-users share their views and experiences regarding their current LIMS. The Labs on LIMS 2013 is specifically designed for end-users and is an excellent guide for the prospective LIMS buyer.
Finding the right LIMS requires careful deliberation and the right resources. This report provides a clear view of nearly every aspect of the LIMS market. Topics addressed in this study include LIMS system type, hardware platforms, operating system, database management, instrument interfacing, duration of installation, service contracts, and supplier and product evaluations. In addition, the Labs on LIMS 2013 report provides insights to preferences for electronic lab notebooks (ELN) and scientific data/document management systems (SDMS). Where appropriate, data is presented by industry, vendor, concurrent users and lab size.
The information for this report is based on a survey of 355 end-users conducted during July 2013. Respondents were selected from user lists provided by suppliers and from SDi’s proprietary database.
HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL FIND…
– What are the specific strengths and weaknesses of LIMS suppliers and products?
– Which issues, features and services are important to your industry?
– How do other end-users feel about particular LIMS suppliers and products?
– Which suppliers and products are best satisfying the needs and requirements of labs in your industry?
Ratings and Reviews of Top LIMS Vendors
This report also explores the many requirements of each category of customer and, most importantly, the reputations of each supplier and product. Detailed supplier ratings are presented for the following vendors and their products:
+ Accelerated Technology Labs (ATL)
+ Thermo Fisher Scientific