Understanding and maintaining the quality control standards is essential for any business running R&D operations. It is even more important for the direct consumer-facing R&D companies in the food and beverage industry. What strategies are effective for maintaining a strong quality control workflow? How can quality assurance be made into a continuous non-demanding process? This article will explore key strategies for maintaining high quality control standards with data-driven solutions, also discussing the benefits of maintaining them continuously.
When it comes to deciding whether to store your company's information on-premises or in the cloud, the sheer thought can seem overwhelming and complex. Still, many companies, large and small, are choosing a cloud solution. Whether you are choosing where to store your information or considering a change, here are 9 useful things to consider when comparing cloud and on-premise storage.
GMP standards are crucial for the maintenance of effective manufacturing processes and ensuring quality of the products. In this article we will discuss Good Manufacturing Practice in the food industry, why they are important and how companies can maintain them.
Some of the most transformational technologies and applications are those that not only solve a problem, but also dramatically change an entire field of study or industry. Labstep CEO Jake Schofield recently spoke with EdSurge about the success of Labstep in both the scientific research and academic communities.
In this article, we provide a list of 6 management tips for an end-to-end production pipeline in biological product manufacturing.
In this article, we explain how to make the transition to a digital research environment or new software suite easy for you and the rest of your company by giving you a step-by-step guide.
With the majority of blue chip pharmaceutical and biotech companies shaping their long-term strategy around innovation, scientific innovation goes hand in hand with the success of a business. Should companies focus on avoiding failures or devise strategies to celebrate them? Is staying innovative the only way to remain relevant in the modern competitive climate?
With a plethora of platforms, softwares available to track your process, understanding how to protect your intellectual property has never been more relevant. Electronic lab notebooks (ELNs) and Lab Information Management Systems (LIMS) can both aid in as well as hinder accurate process tracking. In this white paper we explore the role ELNs and LIMS play and how to solve authenticity holes by using digital innovations.
As more biotechs start planning their return to the lab, much of the work is still being managed remotely. With employees managing more of their projects from home, new operational and psychological challenges interfere with a smooth workflow. How do biotech companies maintain the wellbeing and performance of their employees? Here are some approaches that companies take to keep their employees productive and happy.
With the effects of social regulations on workspaces, most lab workers are not used to adapting to new working conditions. As we progress through a long-lasting period of remote working, how are biotech companies responding to the change and caring for their workers in the labs and at home?
With a plethora of available software systems, the list of systems a single researcher must manage on a daily basis has become a time-sink and ultimately counter-productive.
With most biotech companies maintaining in-lab work, albeit at reduced capacity, the lab can be a high-risk environment during the Covid-19 pandemic. How do we support our lab employees and ensure their safety during the pandemic? Here are some tips to manage in-lab operations, satisfy employee expectations and ensure our scientists’ safety.
Research output and the ability to grow and achieve company goals is heavily dependent on the ability of team members to work together and communicate. We have collated a number of tips that will help you manage a collaborative environment effectively and improve communication between teams.
It is important to take the time and think about the best way to prepare when implementing a digital inventory management system for your lab, keeping in mind the needs of all those involved. In order to help you, we have crafted a list of 6 tips to get you started.
Although automated systems have been utilised in research for a long time, many of the legacy products were designed in silos and lack considerations for the needs of the end user – the scientists. Placing scientists’ feedback at the centre of product design is the key component to technology adoption in R&D.
There are significant organisational benefits in starting to use a data solution early on. Here are 5 reasons why having a data solution is a valuable asset for small teams and is a good long-term investment as your research processes scale up.
A spike in the number of chemistry researchers using the Labstep ELN prompted investigation into the use of collaborative research tools. Read more on our latest insights and how scientists think collaboration driving better work.
When you are building out your informatics infrastructure, it’s vital to recognise which informatics needs you want an ELN to address.
Here are the guiding questions to ask yourself to prepare your business for successful growth.
Don't know where to start looking? Here's how to find the best fit for your specific research needs.
Aicha, PhD Student at UW Madison reveals her tips and tricks on how to keep balance.
Got supervisor stress syndrome?
At the occasion of the release of a new version of the platform, Labs Explorer asked a few questions to Labstep.
Interview with Daisy Shu, PhD graduate and postdoc at Harvard University.
Three simple tips for something as large and ambitious as a PhD. But why overcomplicate things?
Interview with Susanna Harris, founder at the PhDepression.
Announcement of MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM trialling Labstep across their Banjul-based facility.
Labstep's growth and scale up was picked up by TechCrunch, who spoke with our co-Founder and CEO Jake Schofield.