December 2006/January 2007

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FINANCE

Getting fisical with phynance

Felix Grant finds scientific software vendors extending into the world of finance

ELNS

The state of the ELN Market

Michael H Elliott,CEO of Atrium Research, reflects on a marked period of growth for the ELN sector

ELNS

An ELN by any other name

The market for electronic lab notebooks is growing apace, but opinions differ as to what this software actually does. Tom Wilkie and David Robson sampled some views

ELNS

ELNs in action

David Robson discovers that ELNs are being used in a diverse range of applications

LIMS

LIMS widens its reach

Laboratory Information Management Systems are coming out of the quality control lab and into some quite unexpected places, as Tom Wilkie discovers

LIMS

Providing the backbone to research and analysis

Whether organisations are analysing specimens from a wide range of different industries - or collecting more similar samples but on a scale that was previously unimaginable, a flexible and robust LIMS is essential, discovers Sian Harris

PHYSICS

Simulation saves time

David Robson discusses software applications in the fields of engineering and physics

PROFILE

No substitute for experience

John Murphy profiles Bill Trowbridge, for whom entrepreneurial success has come relatively late in his career.