Articles by Wayne Collins

Time for a Career Change?

by Wayne Collins

What are the alternatives for those ambitious individuals who are blocked for promotion, whose job has lost its challenge, or who have lost their job?

Managing Obsolescence

by Wayne Collins

One of the best approaches for proactively managing obsolescence is to develop and maintain a multiyear capital plan that explicitly designates a specific portion for instrument replacement each year.

Using Benchmarking Metrics to Improve Laboratory Productivity

by Wayne Collins

Over the past few years, nearly every laboratory manager has been faced with the seemingly contradictory demands from management to shrink budgets and from clients to increase services. Is it possible for a lab manager to resolve this contradiction to meet both performance expectations? The solution may be the same one that has driven economic expansion for years–increase productivity.