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Events  » October 26 and November 8, 2017 - Webinar - organized by Bluecrux    

Free webinar - Automatic Lab Scheduling with Binocs

Free webinar - Automatic Lab Scheduling with Binocs

Lab capacity planning finds solutions for optimal analyst and asset utilization. Automatic lab scheduling makes it happen.

Register for Thursday October 26, 16:00 CEST // 9 AM EDT

Register for Wednesday November 8, 17:00 CEST // 10 AM EDT

With the Binocs resource planning solution, you plan the flow of activities in your QC lab:

  • Avoid firefighting by tackling bottlenecks proactively
  • Collaboration between teams never was this easy
  • Teams can estimate their work more quickly and more accurately
  • Get the transparency you need to report on your lean lab’s efficiency
  • Keep up analyst motivation by avoiding last minute planning changes

In June, we held two seminars where we elaborated on resource capacity planning in QC laboratories. In this edition we discuss how we move seamlessly from a capacity plan to a detailed optimized analyst schedule.

A capacity plan allows lab managers to anticipate and level workload while delivering test results timely. It also addresses the interplay between the real test work, which is the core business, and the supporting tasks and projects.

While a capacity plan looks at a horizon of multiple months, lab scheduling runs on a short term which is a couple of weeks. A lab schedule is directly executable and takes into account a multitude of constraints such as qualifications, equipment and analyst availability, work sequencing and priorities.

Here’s what we’ll discuss during this one hour webinar.

Introduction: Why is resource planning a critical success factor for world class lab performance?

Good practices demo with cases as applied at GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer and UCB:
  • The transition from a capacity plan with forecast data to a lab schedule with real work
  • Integration with LIMS/ELN
  • Dynamic automatic scheduling
  • How to integrate equipment planning in the schedule?
  • Capturing actuals
  • KPIs

Learn from other QC labs how they implemented their lab planning processes

Register for Thursday October 26, 16:00 CEST // 9 AM EDT

Register for Wednesday November 8, 17:00 CEST // 10 AM EDT

Registration is free.
Duration: 1 hour
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Who should attend? QC directors, laboratory directors, laboratory managers, lab systems managers

About Binocs

Binocs is our flagship collaborative resource planning platform co-created with some of the largest pharmaceutical companies. Binocs gives you the visibility on incoming demand and corresponding workload from different sources. The solution aligns the workload with the available capacity of knowledge workers and instruments. Binocs lets you create solution scenarios and define actions to solve projected capacity problems.

About Bluecrux

We are a team of talented experts with a passion for business and supply chain operations. At bluecrux, we all share the same drive and ambition to improve processes and optimize performance. From concept to implementation and beyond, we aim for durable change and sustainable business transformation. We work for leading companies and can be proud of a strong client base. End 2016, together with Bridgestone, we received the “Project of the year” Supply Chain Award. This year we are nominated as finalist for the European Logistics Award.

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