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Astrix Webinar – Enterprise Architectural Assessments for Integrated Laboratories

A webinar sponsored by the Astrix Technology Group

Date:  Wednesday April 22, 2020

Time:  1:00 PM EDT / 10:00 AM PDT


For large organizations utilizing complex laboratory informatics systems such as LIMS, ELNs, and scientific content management systems (SDMS), creating a fully integrated data environment that connects these systems to devices, instruments, and enterprise systems is an important key to scientists’ productivity, supporting innovation, and regulatory compliance. Too often, however, companies lack an effective methodology to successfully achieve the desired digital continuity across the project lifecycle.

One of the foundational elements to reducing data siloes and enabling system integration is a balanced, practical, and business focused enterprise architecture practice. In order to achieve an integrated laboratory, it is critical for large, complex scientific organizations to conduct an architectural assessment that covers both the current state and desired future state.

In this webinar, we will discuss best practices for this type of architectural assessment focusing on the “why” and “how” of such an assessment. Topics covered in this webinar will include:

  • The benefits of conducting an architectural assessment
  • The importance of alignment with the scientific process to maximize business and technology goals
  • Use of a roadmap to guide transition to the future state
  • The importance of risk identification and risk analysis

About the Presenter

Dave Dorsett has more than three decades of experience in R&D informatics throughout the global pharmaceutical, chemical, and consumer goods industries. He has an extensive track record architecting, designing, and delivering commercial and in-house informatics solutions across the R&D spectrum, from early research through late-stage development and manufacturing.