Have you ever seen the KPI dashboards used by e-commerce companies like Amazon? Aren’t they awesome?! They track dozens of performance metrics, all at the same time, and each KPI is tracked with dazzling accuracy. We’re talking about millions of data points being aggregated in...

On March 22nd and 23rd 2022, members of the BINOCS team attended the “Lab of the Future USA” congress, held in Boston, MA. BINOCS was present as one of 15 exhibitors who spanned lab technology companies, consulting groups, lab designers, and sustainable lab vendors. There...

As laboratories become more and more digitalized and lab systems are increasingly efficiency-driven, many people may begin by asking whether Lean methodologies are still even relevant? In this blog, we hope to make a case for why they are, as well as to demonstrate how...

With the countdown to the holidays, you’re probably getting overwhelmed with end of year reviews & happy holiday wishes, so, we’ll keep it short 😊 Check out how we summarized our great BINOCS year in 1 infographic. We’ve 1 message left: thank you for all the trust, collaboration, and...

Erembodegem, Belgium and Cardiff, UK, December 7th, 2021 - BINOCS, the market-leading provider of scheduling and capacity management in CGT and QC operation for commercial and clinical products, and TrakCel, the leading innovator of cellular orchestration solutions supporting the cell and gene therapy industry, today...

You might have heard the term before but what exactly is a “Digital Twin” (or a “Digital Performance Twin”)? These words aren’t just marketing-lingo, they’re the next step in fine-tuning your organization’s supply chain. What is NOT a Digital Twin? There is a lot of incorrect information...

Let’s explore the role of BINOCS within the broader digital lean lab ecosystem. It is inspired by the “Digital Lean Lab” session organized by Ibec on 7 Oct 2021, featuring presentations by colleagues from Accenture, Astellas Pharma, and bluecrux. What is a “Digital Lean Lab”? The broad...

In Part 1 on our series of blogs on Analytical Method Validation, we discussed the ways in which it shares key features with space missions; in Part 2 we’ll explore how you could set up your lab’s very own “mission control center” using the BINOCS resource management system  What is Analytical Method Validation?  QC laboratories do far more than perform release...

In the current financially challenging healthcare climate, laboratories stretch resources to offer high-quality testing while expanding their testing repertoire. Since reagents and consumables are business-critical and comprise a significant part of a laboratory’s operating budget, effective reagent and inventory management is one method that labs use to control costs and eliminate waste. Forecasting reagent consumption (which is dependent on demand), however, is...

Since both Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos have recently entered orbit, we explore what commercial space flights can tell us about QC process validation  Major Gagarin to Ground Control  Across the centuries, dreamers everywhere have sought to reach for the heavens. In practice, there are many obstacles to humanity touching the stars, the biggest and most significant hurdle being the act of escaping...

With the countdown to the holidays, you’re probably getting overwhelmed with year reviews & happy holiday wishes.  So, we’re keeping it short :). Check out how we summarized our great Binocs year in 1 infographic and movie. We’ve 1 message left: We want to sincerely thank our customers and...

Setting the lab targets for 2021: lab performance KPIs, great. But how can you make them actionable.? Increasing your lab service levels and throughput starts with actionable KPIs. But how can you make your lab performance KPIs more actionable? And how can you make sure you are making the right decisions today...