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Research, exploit and enhance test data

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The management of all interdependent processes, which is the responsibility of a laboratory, is a complex task that requires the implementation of appropriate processes and tools in terms of laboratory data management. This is in order to be able to easily exploit and enhance test data, by setting up indicators to measure results, but also to plan the resources needed to carry out each test. Moreover, the laboratory data management system set up by the company must be able to monitor all processes, from the test request to the obtaining of results.

In fact, these test data exist in huge amounts in laboratories, not to mention the good practice processes to be followed. So, these mountains of data are very often scattered in a myriad of different documents. This raises a problem of standardizing the format of the document, in order to ensure its accessibility to all those who need access.

Also, this retention of knowledge creates a strong devaluation of employees’ missions. According to an IDC survey, knowledge workers spend 44% of their time searching for the relevant information they need but do not find it. When scaled up to the cost of capitalizing resources, this lost time is estimated, on average, at $5,700 per person, per year.
It is therefore clear that the experts’ high value-added missions are only hampered by requests or information searches. Therefore, the sharing of knowledge in an organized network makes it possible to avoid the phenomenon of “corporate amnesia”, this inevitable consequence following the departure of an expert. Also, the profitability of a test data is strictly proportional to the number of tests performed to observe this result. The lack of knowledge sharing often forces companies to run the same test several times, without knowing that the data is already known by other departments.

In addition to this lack of knowledge sharing, it is important for a laboratory to be able to perpetuate the good practices to be implemented. One of the most common solutions is based on operational indicators such as the planning rate, response resources. Finally, it is also a plus that makes it possible to integrate the KPIs of subcontractors, which are used to optimize procurement and inventory management, for example. These good practices can be evaluated by following a validation workflow: simple, fast, formal and above all effective.

“LIMS Thursdays” Webinars

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Come and discover TEEXMA® LIMS

Every last Thursday of the month, from 11:00 to 12:00!

  • To discover during this Webinar:
  • Manage test requests/work orders with all dashboards: pending activity, to be planned, carried out, etc.
  • Plan the activity and share the availability of test facilities.
  • Construct test plans graphically by managing the scheduling of the different steps.
  • Enter results to feed and secure a technical heritage.
  • Automatically generate reports from Client Templates and increase productivity.
  • Monitor the activity of your laboratory by generating operational indicators, KPIs.
  • Search & Operate & Operate simply all data to easily find tests already performed, reports, results, etc.

BASSETTI participated in the Lab Automotive Testing in Shanghai 2018

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Laboratory management is a major challenge for development activities in the automotive sector. In particular, the management of test requests and associated results is critical to ensure a quality, cost optimization and operational approach to work already completed. This is why it is necessary to capitalize, monitor, trace and secure the technical heritage of laboratories.
On 25-26-27 September 2018, BASSETTI will be present at the Testing Expo CHINA 2018 – Automotive, stand 3045, Hall 3, SWEECC, Shanghai, China.
Testing Expo China – Automotive is the place to discover new technologies for testing, developing and validating components and complete vehicles. From NVH measurement tools, crash-test services and durability/quality validation technologies to vehicle dynamics tools and NDT technology, Testing Expo China – Automotive is the largest and most important vehicle testing exhibition in China.

At the same time, in the Chinese market, BASSETTI has 80% of its customers in the automotive industry. As a supplier of TEST SOLUTION for the automotive industry, BASSETTI CHINA has decided to participate in this exhibition.

We provide automotive companies with an efficient and customizable software solution – TEEXMA®. Improving traceability, optimizing resource utilization, reducing costs or achieving CNAS ISO 17025 are common challenges for automotive laboratories. TEEXMA® TMT (Test Management Tool) helps customers manage their test processes, from online request and validation to planning, test execution and automatic reporting. It allows you to make decisions, generate KPIs, dashboards and alerts. TEEXMA®’s flexibility ensures that the system can be adapted to any change in standards or laboratory processes.

BASSETTI will participate to the Forum Labo 2019

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On 26-27-28 March 2019, BASSETTI, a company specialised in the Management of Technical Expertise, will be exhibiting at the Forum Labo in Paris. With several hundred exhibitors, thousands of visitors and many business meetings every year, Forum Labo has established itself as the leading trade show for laboratory technologies in France.

On this occasion, we will present our modular and customizable TEEXMA® test data management solution for the management of all your laboratory activities. TEEXMA® LIMS makes it possible to manage all the processes that are the responsibility of the laboratory, from the request for tests to the formalization of responses and the evaluation of satisfaction. This LIMS software package promotes collaborative work, integrates customizable reporting and provides project management and decision-making support for your laboratory activities. In order to meet the challenges of analysis, control and research in biotechnology from different fields (pharmaceutical, chemical, energy and defence…). All this while relying on our 25 years of experience and expertise in corporate information systems, in order to offer a robust, flexible and scalable tool, designed to capitalize on technical and scientific data with high added value.

Willkommen in Bayern

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The BASSETTI group has opened its office in Munich, Germany.

As announced at the beginning of last year, the diversity of our customers is a source of wealth and encourages us to push back the boundaries. In this effort, we are continuing our international development by opening a new office in Munich!

By getting closer to its customers, BASSETTI offers a proximity work, in contact with local and global issues. The opening of this agency allows us to increase the reactivity of our project teams on site.

And not to mention the fact that the company’s development is progressing so well, with the opening of future branches in Europe and North America, in order to remain in touch with the development of new issues for our customers, particularly in the field of laboratory data management.

ISO 17025 standards: A required conformity!

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ISO 17025, entitled: «General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories», was updated in 2017. This revision, of the 2005 version, takes into account the evolution of technologies. This update incorporates technical developments, vocabulary and IT progress. The importance of compliance for laboratories is to have an international label to attest to the reliability of their results.

Developed by laboratory experts from around the world, the standard is updated to better meet the needs of the laboratories that use it. The primary purpose of harmonizing these practices is, of course, to facilitate international trade. Indeed, the installation of a single approved standard between laboratories in different countries of the world allows the recognition of test results without having to reproduce the test from one country to another. Thus, whatever the type of laboratories (universities, research centres, etc.) or the type of structures (regulatory bodies, inspection bodies, certification bodies, etc.), each of the players can benefit from a similar reference system.
So, what are the main changes to the new ISO 17025:2017 standard?

First of all, an extension of the scope of application, which now includes all laboratory activities.

Then, the process approach of the standard tends towards the conformity and homogenization of all ISO rules (9001, 17000, 15189…) so that it is the processing process itself that is evaluated rather than the description of the tasks that compose it. And similarly, risk-based reasoning brings the different ISO standards closer together in terms of commonalities.
In addition, the evolution in the processing of information and its electronic distribution, ISO 17025 enshrines the use of computer systems and guarantees the results of production, as well as the publication of reports.

The differentiator of a research module in a test data management software package

The advantage of setting up an automatic system for generating results documents

  • Format the response to the requester
  • Integrate test data and all useful files (photo, graph…) into the report
  • Automatically forward the answer to the right people (mailing lists and confidentiality)
  • Alert requesters of the response
  • Archive past responses to search through the laboratory history
  • Document extraction module to automatically generate reports in the desired format (Word, PDF, Excel…)
  • Capitalization and document management within an integrated electronic document management system
  • Flexible workflow and alert and notification module (emails, dashboard) to distribute the response

The need for a complete interface of test data management software