Autoscribe LIMS Blog

What’s Important When Selecting a LIMS?

When selecting a laboratory information management system (LIMS), whether it’s your first or you’re replacing an existing solution, the temptation is to concentrate solely on your user requirements. It really does make sense to document these and match them to the features of potential LIMS products.

2nd April 2024


The Clock Ticks for US Food Testing Labs to be LAAF-Accredited

FDA is gradually tightening the rules on food testing labs to mandate that, under certain circumstances, food testing must be performed only by LAAF-accredited laboratories. This article discusses how this affects contract testing labs and how the can comply with the amendments to Food Safety Modernization Act.

13th March 2024

Picture of a human like robot, depicting a future where artificial intelligence is part of everyday life in the laboratory.


Artificial Intelligence (AI) within LIMS and the Laboratory

A Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) provides the central repository for data produced in the laboratory. Mining that data using artificial intelligence (AI) allows managers to make decisions based on insights. But what do we mean by AI, when and how can a laboratory start to incorporate it in its processes, and when will it be all pervasive in the laboratory?

16th February 2024

Picture of a document being signed. The final step of a formal transaction.


How LIMS Ensures FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance

Regulated laboratories need to ensure electronic records and electronic signatures can be relied upon in the same way as paper records and hand written signatures. Using a LIMS helps enforce signature policies to meet FDA 21 CFR Part 11.

15th January 2024


Using a LIMS to Manage Quality Control Samples in a Laboratory

Laboratories use Quality Control (QC) samples to ensure the accuracy and precision of their results and test procedures. However, managing QC samples can add an extra level of complexity to analytical testing, with the potential of introducing errors to the process. This blog describes how the Runsheet module of Autoscribe’s Matrix Gemini LIMS can help laboratories manage and automate their QC requirements and reduce potential errors.

6th November 2023


Separating Data Information within a LIMS

All LIMS have a user interface and an underlying database to hold the data securely. With Matrix Gemini users have the flexibility to choose between which database they connect to during startup adding a level of flexibility for laboratories with multiple requirements and/or sites.

7th September 2023


Myths of LIMS - Debunked (Part 1)

After 35 years Autoscribe have addressed multiple LIMS myths. Learn the facts in this his two-part blog.

11th August 2023

Browse all resources

Let’s Talk

Ready to get started? Contact us today.

Let’s connect and we’ll arrange a Matrix LIMS demo.