Lab Workstation Automation
“You have to walk before you can run.” You’ve heard it in other contexts, but is it true in laboratory automation? Our experience indicates that it is. We’ve also learned that trying to automate everything at once is a prescription for disaster. Like the human progression from crawling to walking to running, labs that choose to automate do it most successfully in a logical sequence of steps, or phases, each one building on the foundation of the last.