Clinical research

Lab Security: How Automation Can Keep Humans Safe

Automation is Becoming More Popular Automation in the workplace is becoming increasingly prevalent. Laboratories are no exception to this push towards technological solutions for age old problems. There are many advantages to investing in a robotic laboratory aid, the foremost of which is the health and safety of the human staff. Automated assistants can help

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To ‘Shall’ or Not to ‘Shall’ – That Is the Question

Have you ever come across a software-requirements document? You may have noticed the following phrase being repeated many times for every single requirement: “The system shall…” Well, instead of those dots, you will see the requirement to be implemented. I used to always think that each requirement has to be preceded by the phrase above. Sometimes I wondered,

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The Differences between User Stories and Software Requirements Specification (SRS) – Interview with Per Lundholm

This is the fourth post in the series in which I have interviewed several Agile experts to reveal the differences between user stories and software requirements and their application to regulated systems (i.e., health IT systems). You can find the previous post in this series here. Today’s interviewee is Per Lundholm, a professional developer since 1980. He

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The Differences between User Stories and Software Requirements Specification (SRS) – Interview with Ron Jeffries

As mentioned in our post The Difference between User Stories and Software Requirements Specification (SRS), we decided to interview some Agile experts on this topic in order to reveal some confusion that may be occurring in the industry. This will be a series of interviews, with one interview presented in each blog post. The interviewee

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The Differences between User Stories and Software Requirements Specification (SRS) – Interview with Christiaan Verwijs

This is the third post in the series in which I have interviewed several Agile experts to reveal the differences between user stories and software requirements and their application to regulated systems (i.e., health IT systems). You can find the previous post of this series here. Today’s interviewee is Christiaan Verwijs. Christiaan is the founder

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The Differences between User Stories and Software Requirements Specification (SRS) – Interview with Johanna Rothman

This is the second post in the series in which I have interviewed several Agile experts in order to reveal the differences between user stories and software requirements and their application to regulated systems (i.e., health IT systems). You can find the previous post of this series here. Today’s interviewee is Johanna Rothman, known as

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The Differences between User Stories and Software Requirements Specification (SRS) – Interview with Dr. Alistair Cockburn

This is the fifth post in the series in which I have interviewed several Agile experts to reveal the differences between user stories and software requirements and their application in regulated systems (i.e. health IT systems). You can find the previous post in this series here. Today’s interview is with Dr. Alistair Cockburn, one of

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