"LMS" Friend or Foe?

Greco, John
January 2011
LabTalk;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 39 Issue 02E, p19
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the role that laboratory management system (LMS) plays in the success of a specific system, whether a small or a large laboratory. The author observes that LMS is being put to test by new lenses and technologies. He discusses how LMS keeps up with new technologies, mainly from Europe, although it is not supported by it. An overview of the programmer's point of view of what LMS should do is presented.


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