ELECTRONIC LABORATORY NOTEBOOKS
Accelrys Notebook 5.0
27 February 2014
Accelrys, a provider of scientific innovation lifecycle management solutions, has announced the release of Accelrys Notebook 5.0, a flexible, multi-discipline electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) with new capabilities for customising work environments and connecting to existing laboratory software without complex integration and advanced programming support.
Accelrys Notebook 5.0 is an easy-to-use ELN that deploys out of the box on premises or in the cloud. Designed to enhance the way researchers capture, share, and reuse experimental information the software eases the transition to a digital lab environment.
Aimed at meeting meeting the requirements of laboratories needing to manage an increasing amount of data with low total-cost-of-ownership, Accelrys Notebook 5.0 offers these specific enhancements:
Easy to configure – Organisations can easily configure Accelrys Notebook to support their workflows, applications and environment without enlisting additional services support. Researchers with little or no software experience can create, test and publish scientific protocols that make it easier to access, analyse and report data. Further integration with the Accelrys Enterprise Platform and Accelrys Pipeline Pilot workflow authoring application enables customers to quickly connect Accelrys Notebook 5.0 with existing lab software including laboratory informatics, materials and inventory management systems, with no advanced programming required;
Improved productivity and immediate access – By making it possible to easily search and find experiment data, observations and results, Accelrys Notebook 5.0 reduces the need to repeat experiments―saving researcher’s time and boosting productivity. Immediate updates and notifications allow global partners to share information instantly. Digital signatures and workflow alerts improve intellectual property protection;
Fast user adoption – A simple user interface and easy-to-use features significantly reduce training time, resulting in accelerated adoption and fast deployment. Researchers can store, search and share Accelrys Notebook entries from any location and the notebook can be configured to work securely inside and outside the corporate firewall; and
Accelrys Notebook 5.0 features a web-based client, in addition to the traditional desktop client, supporting the demands of globalisation in the scientific enterprise. Researchers can capture observations and experimental data at the moment they occur via web-client on desktops, laptops and select mobile devices.