”Perfect for senior executives, lab managers, senior scientists, principal investigators, professors and PhDs working in the field of biotechnology, pharma, chemistry, healthcare, life science, Digital Transformation of the Laboratory: A Practical Guide to the Connected Lab will also earn a place in the libraries of laboratory heads and auditing departments seeking to find efficiencies, cut costs, and maximize productivity in their own labs.” – Wiley Inc.
Digital Transformation of the Laboratory: A Practical Guide to the Connected Lab delivers essential and transformative new insights into current and future technologies and strategies for the digitization of laboratories. Thoroughly supported and backed-up with contributions from thought and industry leaders, the book shows scientists in academia and industry how to move from paper to digital in their own labs.
By Klemen Zupancic (Editor), Tea Pavlek (Editor), Jana Erjavec (Editor)
Publication date: May 2021
This book is a result of collaboration between different authors: researchers, business owners, consultants, managers and professors who wrote about their vast experience and provided valuable perspective on the subject of digital transformation.
A thorough introduction to the evolution of the modern laboratory, including new available technologies and the new science being conducted with it.
An exploration of crucial terms you’ll need to understand in order to chart your path into the future of the laboratory.
Examinations of practical issues you’ll need to master in order to define your lab’s digitalization strategy.
Numerous case studies and expert commentary on the subject of moving from paper to.
Table of contents
Part I - Inspiration
The Next Big Developments – The Lab of the Future
Part II - Knowledge Base
Crucial Software-related Terms to Understand
Introduction to Laboratory Software Solutions and Differences Between Them
Data Safety and Cybersecurity
FAIR Principles and Why They Matter
The Art of Writing and Sharing Methods in the Digital Environment
Part III - Practical
How to Approach the Digital Transformation
Understanding Standards, Regulations, and Guidelines
Addressing the User Adoption Challenge
Testing the Electronic Lab Notebook and Setting Up a Product Trial
Part IV - Case Studies
Understanding and Defining the Academic Chemical Laboratory’s Requirements: Approach and Scope of Digitalization Needed
Guidelines for Chemistry Labs Looking to Go Digital
Electronic Lab Notebook Implementation in a Diagnostics Company
Identifying and Overcoming Digitalization Challenges in a Fast-growing Research Laboratory
Turning Paper Habits into Digital Proficiency
Going from Paper to Digital: Stepwise Approach by the National Institute of Chemistry
Wet Lab Goes Virtual: In Silico Tools, ELNs, and Big Data Help Scientists Generate and Analyze Wet-lab Data
Digital Lab Strategy: Enterprise Approach
Part V - Continuous Improvement
Next Steps – Continuity After Going Digital
Part VI - Vision of the Future and Changing the Wy We Do Science