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Laboratory informatics

From the laboratory to the world

Technologies developed outside the laboratory and changes in the way global companies do business are transforming laboratory informatics, according to Tom Wilkie

Laboratory informatics

Transforming life sciences with data and discipline

Kim Shah, director of marketing and new business development for the informatics business at Thermo Fisher Scientific, believes that businesses will become agile only through integration, innovation, automation, and intelligence

Laboratory informatics

Dynamic approach to information retrieval

New technology alone does not guarantee success, according to Nick Townsend, managing director of LabWare Europe. ‘Vision’ must be backed by products of real substance

Laboratory informatics

Collaboration all the way along the value chain

Max Carnecchia, CEO, Biovia, Dassault Systèmes, believes that the convergence of scientific and enterprise software will continue and that science-based organisations are becoming more social and global in the way they collaborate

Laboratory informatics

Future prospects for LIMS

John Boother, managing director of Autoscribe, believes that these are exciting times to be in the LIMS business

Laboratory informatics

Creating knowledge-rich value from data

Small molecule chemistry R&D is a relatively traditional subset of Scientific Computing World. Daria Thorp, president of ACD/Labs, looks to see if there is change ahead

Laboratory informatics

Four challenges facing the future of scientific computing

With a new technology-savvy generation joining the workforce, Neil Kipling, chairman and CEO of IDBS, asks how companies can improve the productivity of their R&D

Laboratory informatics

Informatics fosters ‘Science as a Service’

Karen Madden and Devendra Deshmukh of Perkin Elmer Informatics believe that data democratisation will lead to analytics as a differentiator for drawing inferences in real-time, particularly as consumption of diverse, large data sets through mobile devices increases at a rapid pace

Appplications

Education, simulation and optimisation

Over the past 40 years of change, two things have remained constant, Tom Wilkie discovers: the role of mathematics and the need for highly educated and talented people

Applications

Make the tools easy to use

Blakelee Midyett, general manager of Golden Software, believes that usability will be the key to mastering Big Data

Applications

Controlling weather with a hammer?

Thomas Hill and Paul Lewicki, authors of Statistics: Methods and Applications, consider the outlook and trends in predictive and advanced analytics

Applications

Engineering simulation: past, present and future

Bill Clark, executive vice president of CD-adapco, considers the successes of computer-aided engineering through the ‘three ages of CFD’

Applications

Behing the technology trends

Jack Little, president of Mathworks, looks at the long-term transformations that will change how scientists and engineers solve their complex design and analysis problems

Applications

Simulation – an innovator’s dilemma

Dominic Gallello, president and CEO of MSC Software Corporation, believes that simulation is coming to the end of a 40-year cycle and change will be rapid in the future

Applications

Mathematical power drives future technology

Mathematics underpins every technical discipline’s logical advance and mathematics education is vital to the future, according to Jim Cooper, president and CEO of Maplesoft

High-performance computing

Widening horizons for high-performance computing

Although the past decade has seen a huge growth in high-performance computing, Tom Wilkie believes there is a lot more still to come

High-performance computing

Key challenges of the post-petascale era

Scot Schultz,director of HPC and Technical Computing at Mellanox Technologies, believes that interconnects are critical to the demands of big data today and that they will play a still larger role in the next generation of high-performance computers

High-performance computing

Challenging, exciting, promising times

Giampietro Tecchiolli, CTO of Eurotech, expects the techniques of high-performance computing to become more pervasive but worries about shortage of skilled manpower

High-performance computing

The best is yet to come

Although advances in HPC have been stellar there is even more still to come, says Mark Seager, chief technology officer, technical computing ecosystem, at Intel

High-performance computing

New ways to see

Sam Mahalingam, chief technical officer, HPC/Cloud Solutions, at Altair, looks forward to a culture in which innovation flourishes as a result of human ingenuity and the creative application of technology

High-performance computing

Compilers keep up with HPC systems evolution

Doug Miles,director of PGI Compilers & Tools, considers the challenges compilers will face in the new world of high-performance computing

High-performance computing

When students compete, the community wins

HPC need people even more than it needs technology. John Bashor reviews one initiative to attract new people into HPC, the Student Cluster Competition

High-performance computing

HPC for the next generation of scientists – but not for beginners

Argonne has pioneered a course to equip researchers with the skills they need for computational science and engineering (CS&E). Its organiser, Paul Messina, calls on more institutions to offer such training