Build your data catalog before implementing your LIMS

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Build your data catalog before implementing your LIMS
Recently, a new Scispot customer approached Scispot with a query: "Our team is spread across various labs and manufacturing centers. How can we organize our data efficiently?"

A recurring challenge is the integration of data from diverse sources while preserving its lineage.

Collaborating with CROs and academic partners complicates managing a data dictionary. The frequent exchange of data demands documentation and traceability for compliance and integrity. For example, merging lab experiment visuals with textual data like protocols and consent forms is challenging.

Scispot suggests data cataloging.

Effective data cataloging requires:

1. Metadata Creation: Describe datasets, including size, structure, and content (e.g., DNA sequences, patient records).

2. Discoverability & Searchability: Index data to enhance searchability.

3. Automated Data Governance:
Maintain the audit trail across system exchanges.
This is why we built Scispot Labsheets as a data connectivity tissue.

Using Labsheets, you can easily achieve the following with a few clicks in a matter of minutes:

1. Centralized Repository: A cloud platform acts as a unified data source or an interim lakehouse before moving data to a data lake.

2. Rich Media Integration: Enables direct uploads of experiment images and videos, linking them to specific projects and protocols.

3. Access Control: Role-based permissions allow CROs and partners to access data relevant to their work, safeguarding confidentiality and integrity.

4. Compliance and Traceability: Automatically documents data origin, edits, and status, ensuring full lineage compliance.

Building such a system in-house? Prioritize data cataloging to maintain lineage.

Data's journey through various systems often disrupts the audit trail. Interested in exploring data catalogs further? We'd love to chat here:

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