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Bridging the 'Skills Gap' With Lab Informatics Consultants

Published: 27 May 2016

ID: G00303093

Analyst(s): Michael Shanler


Successful laboratory IT operations require IT organizations, business leaders and vendors to bridge the "gap" in lab-domain capabilities when running projects. This research outlines the options for the approach and how to identify candidate partners.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Understand the Trade-Offs in a Strategic Approach for Resourcing
  • Be Flexible About How You Extend Your Internal IT to Bridge the Gap With External Services
  • Select Your Partners Based on the Long View, Especially When Scaling Into the Enterprise

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