Gloria Metrick, Author Profile

Gloria Metrick is the Owner of GeoMetrick Enterprises (, which provides consulting services for laboratory informatics projects. She is the author of “Out on a LIMS™: The Newsletter for People Who Risk Life and LIMS™ on a Daily Basis” and “Out on a LIMS™: The Blog for People Who Risk Life and LIMS™ on a Daily Basis” and is a contributor to Gloria can be contacted for projects, to speak or to write at +1.781.365.0180 or

Recent Articles

Troubled Standards

February 14, 2011

If standardization is such a key element to integration and the industry has been so interested in it for so long, one might ...
Trends in Laboratory Informatics

Trends in Laboratory Informatics

December 9, 2010

Reporting from two recent laboratory informatics conferences, Gloria Metrick shares her insights into choosing the best infor...

Securing Data

June 10, 2010

Whether youre looking at a LIMS, ELN or another system, ensuring data integrity is important in order to ensure that the data...

The Paperless Lab

January 6, 2010

Two different laboratory software projects illustrate the tasks and issues involved in "going paperless."

Product Resources - LIMS

November 6, 2009

LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) products have been around for decades. Like most products, they began with so...

Product Focus: LIMS

October 7, 2009

LIMS products vary from software for small laboratories to systems for enterprise-class distribution, where large implementat...

Smart Software Purchasing

August 31, 2009

If you intend to purchase a major piece of software to service your entire division or organization, or a large laboratory, y...

Life Online

February 23, 2009

As sites and tools for online networking and collaboration evolve, they are gaining a permanent place in most laboratories an...

Define Success

July 9, 2008

While working with a customers project manager, preparing to create the plan for their upcoming LIMS project, I was asked how...

A LIMS Primer

September 30, 2007

Knowing enough about what you need sets the stage for successful implementation.