By utilizing the expertise and global reach of the different members, the Informatics Alliance as a group can provide a wide range of research informatics related services to clients around the globe.
Services provided by Informatics Alliance members include:
We work to ensure the success of your informatics projects by serving as a bridge between IT and the business stakeholders in R&D. We document and help develop the current and future state process flows, along with the business and IT requirements, serving as the foundation for effective technology selection and system development.
Solution Design and Technology Selection
Based on the requirements, we help shape future conceptions and your future setup. We guide your technology selection process by helping you develop a short list of candidate vendors, prepare and run an RFI/RFP, and help evaluate possible solutions.
Cheminformatics Consulting Services
We provide implementation support, systems management, and programming for both commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) and custom cheminformatics platforms.
- Registration and retrieval systems for small molecule, large molecules/biologics, and chemical reactions
- Systems for registration and analysis of peptides/proteins and other large molecules
- Electronic lab notebook (ELN) and biological data management systems
We have special expertise in RDKit, Postgres, Oracle, MySQL, Biovia products (Draw, Direct, Pipeline Pilot, chemical SDK, Cheshire), ChemAxon, Dotmatics, Proteax, Knime, and others.
Chemical Data Management
Data nowadays is one of the most valuable assets. We help ensure that data your R&D creates is captured in an appropriate manner so that it can be used to build knowledge and to support your future projects. We help you define appropriate chemical business rules and your data management strategy. We ensure that new data meets the FAIR principles and assist you in improving the FAIRness of existing data.
Chemical Structure and Reaction Data Migration
The Informatics Alliance has some of the world’s leading experts on chemistry data migration in the group. We provide the knowledge, skills and decades of experience in this area to ensure that your critical intellectual property is protected and preserved as it is migrated from the legacy source to your new system.
Technical Project Management
Effective project management for cheminformatics, chemistry data migration and other research informatics projects requires high-level expertise and domain knowledge. We have the experience and knowledge necessary to implement a best practices approach and structure your project realistically to ensure success. We guide and survey vendors to ensure that the solution a vendor delivers meets requirements and expectations.
We partner with you to develop an integrated approach to support stakeholders on their journey to change adoption utilizing customized and appropriately paced tools.
Training & Documentation
We provide the technical documentation and customized training materials you need to help maximize the business value of your research informatics projects, ensure user adoption, and maintain regulatory compliance.
System Testing & Validation
We follow a proven, best practice methodology to conduct risk-based testing and validation of your informatics systems. We will create and provide you with validation documentation, such as risk assessments, Validation Plan, Final Validation Report, etc.
Subject Matter Expertise
We provide advisory project support to ensure your project stays on the right track. We contribute valuable domain expertise, we accompany your project, and we keep a critical eye on it. And you benefit from our experience from a multitude of research informatics projects.
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