Selected Articles

The articles that follow have been written by Gloria Metrick, owner of GeoMetrick Enterprises. They have appeared in periodicals and are reprinted here with their permission.

    • Metrick, Gloria. “Smart Software Purchasing”.  Lab Manager Magazine, August 31, 2009.
    • Metrick, Gloria. “8 Steps on What to Do if Your Company Merged with Another Company and Will Combine its Laboratory Informatics”.  Lab Manager Magazine, May 13, 2009.
    • Metrick, Gloria. “Life Online”.  Lab Manager Magazine, February 23, 2009.
    • Metrick, Gloria. “Informatics are Really, Really, Really Important”. Lab Manager Magazine, Volume 3, Number 2.
    • Metrick, Gloria. “10 Mistakes to Avoid in Selecting and Managing LIMS and LI Software”. Reprinted with permission from Scientific Computing 2008.
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    • Metrick, Gloria. “Data Graveyard II”. Lab Manager Magazine Newsletter, January 23, 2008.
    • Metrick, Gloria. “LIMS: The Data Graveyard”. Lab Manager Magazine Newsletter, January 16, 2008.
    • Metrick, Gloria. “Three Issues of LIMS/Laboratory Informatics”. American Laboratory�: News Edition, Volume 39, Number 21.
    • Metrick, Gloria. “A LIMS Primer”. Lab Manager Magazine, Volume 2, Number 9.
    • Metrick, Gloria. “A LIMS Primer”. Reprinted with permission from Lab Manager Magazine Newsletter, May 23, 2007.
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    • Metrick, Gloria. “RFID: A Technology and Its Issues”. Published in Marketing Insights, Innovations and Ingenuity: Marketing in the 21st Century, 2006 Annual Conference Proceedings, MMA (Marketing Management Association), March 2006.
    • Metrick, Gloria. “RFID: A Technology and Its Issues”. Published in Operations Management & Entrepreneurship Association, 2006 Proceedings, MBAA (Midwest Business Administration Association) International – Safeguarding the Public: Responsible Business Practices, Ethical Behavior and Fraud Prevention, March 2006.
    • Metrick, Gloria. “Pain is Good — Just Not My Pain”. LIMSFinder, 12 February 2004.
    • Metrick, Gloria and Segal, Nedejda, Ph.D. “The Struggle for ‘Perfect’ Software: Compliance Considerations”. Reprinted with permission from The Journal of GXP Compliance, Volume 7 Number 4.
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    • Metrick, Gloria. “Using the Request for Proposal Process”. eprinted with permission from Scientific Computing & Instrumentation, Volume 19, No. 12, (*Now named Scientific Computing) November 2002.
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    • Metrick,Gloria. “Travel – Don’t Do It”. Published in Contract Professional, Volume 5 Number 4. Reprinted with permission.
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    • Metrick, Gloria. “Documentation and Reverse Engineering”. Published in Scientific Computing and Automation*, Issue 12 Vol. 14; (*Now named Scientific Computing) Reprinted with permission.
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    • Metrick, Gloria. “Selecting Your Product”. Published in Scientific Computing and Automation*, Issue 12 Vol. 13; (*Now named Scientific Computing) Reprinted with permission.
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    • Metrick, Gloria. “Selecting A Consultant”. Published in Scientific Computing and Automation*, Issue 12 Vol. 14; (*Now named Scientific Computing) Reprinted with permission.
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