Out on a LIMS®

  • More Comments on the Industry
    December 14, 2018
    Ever since the US Thanksgiving holiday (i.e., since the of November), I've received quite a lot of contacts about consulting work both from potential end-customers as well as from larger consulting firms looking to subcontract. It's been pretty crazy ...
  • Picking The Best Programming Language
    December 6, 2018
    People get into arguments about what programming language is best to use for laboratory software projects. Some people argue for C#, others for Java, and we get into heated discussions about which languages are "real" programming languages and which ...
  • Learning to Manage and Project Manage
    November 28, 2018
    I've worked for, with and as a project manager, and for and with managers, as many of you have. Among them, some have been great, others horrible, many mediocre. What brings this to mind is that I was having a conversation with someone not long ago w ...
  • Three Reasons Micro Consulting is Less Expensive
    November 8, 2018
    In the last post, I talked about how micro-consulting can be useful for customers. While there might be advantages in using the largest firms, there are just as many disadvantages. One disadvantage is that using the larger firms can be more expensive ...
  • Micro-Consulting
    October 17, 2018
    These days, it seems as if we can get micro-anything-we-want. We can get micro-greens, micro-brews and micro-distilling, just to name a few. In any case, I knew that micro-roasting (of coffee) was a "thing" but I was quite surprised, the other day, w ...
  • Three Ineffective Training Ideas
    October 2, 2018
    Even though GeoMetrick Enterprises does not supply training services, most of us do eventually have to take part in training, whether assisting trainers to understand a new implementation or in taking training, ourselves. Some training is better than ...
  • GeoMetrick Enterprises Has Moved
    September 25, 2018
    Finally, GeoMetrick Enterprises has made its move to Carroll, Iowa, which now makes this the center of the LIMS universe (to us, that is!). ...
  • WordPress, LIMS and Upgrades
    September 4, 2018
    A few people had noticed that there was a new picture on my blog but that it was not a picture of me. This is one of those situations where I accepted an upgrade, it had unintended consequences (the picture of someone else popping-up on my blog) and ...
  • Is Validation the Place to Be?
    August 28, 2018
    Right now, as I'm trying to do my own business development for the season, what I'm getting is lots of people asking if I know anyone to do validation work. But all the validation people seem too swamped to take anything new on. Is validation actuall ...
  • The Impending Move
    August 23, 2018
    I had announced that the GeoMetrick Enterprises office will be moving. Now, I'm fairly certain that the move date will be in early September. I have notified current customers. Unlike past office moves, this time, I plan to take off a week to make th ...