Advantages of a Barcode-Based Sample Management System

Advantages of a Barcode-Based Sample Management System

10 Jan 2019

Life science and pharmaceutical companies always want to reduce costs and increase efficiency. There is no doubt that barcode labelling is one of the most common and simplest ways to achieve both cost reduction and increased efficiency. Barcode labelling improves data collection and management, helps streamline inventory management and sharply decreases human errors.Barcode-based sample...

Labguru Year in Review – Top 7 Features for 2018

Labguru Year in Review – Top 7 Features for 2018

17 Dec 2018

2018 was a super year for Labguru. Our major aim is to comply with our customer requests and make sure our product answers those needs and help them be more efficient in their research work. During this year we released new features and product improvements that help biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies be more efficient and help labs save money and be organized. Here are the top 7 features...

Manage Orders and Improve Your Lab’s Efficiency

Manage Orders and Improve Your Lab’s Efficiency

04 Dec 2018

How do you keep track of your lab orders? Still using a clipboard with a pencil tied to it? Using an excel spreadsheet?  If the answer is yes, well, you need to update yourself and move to a web-based lab ordering management system that will really enable you to track your orders efficiently. Implementing a centralized lab inventory management system eases day-to-day stock purchase orders and...

Structuring Unstructured Scientific Data

Structuring Unstructured Scientific Data

24 Oct 2018

Working in Biodata and developing Labguru over the years allowed me to meet scientists from many companies and exposed me to the challenges scientists in pharmaceutical and academic lab face in their day to day work. One of the things I came across is the need to structure data in order to have the ability to analyze and defend results. Talking to scientists it appears that reviewing, arranging,...

6 tips for implementing lab inventory management software

6 tips for implementing lab inventory management software

26 Sep 2018

Lab inventory management is an important, yet mundane task in every laboratory, that is often overlooked or neglected. Managing lab inventory effectively can be significant in reducing substantial costs and saving time, enabling you to run your lab efficiently and increase productivity.

The Future of Research Lab Management

The Future of Research Lab Management

26 Jul 2018

As drug discovery costs rise according to a study1 from 2016, to 2.87 Billion USD, R&D expenses have become a pain point for many pharmaceutical companies who look for ways to reduce R&D costs. Running a cost-effective lab requires effective research lab management and competent managers. The Critical Job of a Lab Manager Of the many personnel components that make up a modern research laboratory,...

Scientific Project Management with Gantt Charts

Scientific Project Management with Gantt Charts

12 Jul 2018

What are Gantt charts? A Gantt chart is a type of visualized bar chart that illustrates a project timeline and progress. This chart lists the tasks to be performed on the vertical axis, and time intervals on the horizontal axis. Gantt charts were first created in 1896 and later revised by Henry Gantt in the early 1900s. Once personal computers started to be in use, Gantt charts became one of the...

Best Practices for Samples Label Printing

Best Practices for Samples Label Printing

21 Jun 2018

How many times did you realize that your tubes are not to be found due to mislabeling or wrong location in the freezer? How much time did you waste in the process of trying to locate samples in the freezer?

World Password Day

World Password Day

03 May 2018

Today is the Password Day! Yey! What a great opportunity to write about our latest improvements in securing your account and data, that involve your Labguru password.