Company NewsAugust 7, 2023

Supercharge Your Method Deployment: Unleashing the Potential of Template Methods

A guide to accelerating Time to Value (T2V), maximizing Return on Investment (ROI), and lowering Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
Avatar Graham Janson

A guide to accelerating Time to Value (T2V), maximizing Return on Investment (ROI), and lowering Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) through efficient deployment of Template Methods.


Managing the deployment of numerous material testing methods can be daunting, leaving you unsure where to begin. Even if you’ve already started the deployment process, the slow rollout may be causing frustration. In this article, we’ll explore how to tackle the rapid deployment of hundreds or even thousands of testing methods and derive significant value from your procedure execution system quickly. Discover the power of Template Methods and how they can streamline your testing processes, ultimately boosting T2V, ROI, and reducing TCO. Read on to optimize your material testing approach and achieve efficient results.

What is a Template Method?

Numerous laboratory tasks related to material testing and preparation methods exhibit a high level of repetition with minor variations between different materials.

In most of cases, laboratory solutions or media preparations involve varying reagents, quantities, and methods of addition. Additionally, specific optional processing and adjustment steps, may be applied such as pH adjustment, sonication, and sparging.

Similarly, compendia-type testing, including Loss on Drying, pH Determination, Water Content, and others, follows a similar pattern. Although sample amounts and handling may display some predictable differences, the analysis and reporting methods remain highly prescriptive and consistent.

Imagine the immense value of having a set of template methods that can effectively handle the most typical variations for hundreds of material preparation and analyses.

With such templates in place, you could rapidly deploy specific material preparations and conduct analyses within hours, significantly reducing deployment time from weeks to mere hours. The potential to save time and resources would be extraordinary, leading to increased productivity, faster project completion, and more agile and responsive laboratory operations.

Deployed in Hours?

Absolutely! The ability to deploy these Template Methods within hours is where the true value lies. Once you craft the initial Template Method, you can effortlessly clone it for subsequent use, with only the modification of material-specific details being required. The beauty of this approach is that you can bypass the need to re-validate the method for each new application as long as the original template remains locked and secure.

The efficiency gained from this streamlined process transforms the rollout of hundreds of methods into a simple administrative task, rather than a time-consuming method authoring exercise. As a result, the turnaround time is easily reduced by an order of magnitude, saving valuable time and resources. Embracing this automated and scalable approach empowers laboratories to achieve unprecedented productivity and accelerates value in laboratory operations.

BIOVIA Simplifies Your Transformation!

BIOVIA Professional Services has already accomplished the heavy lifting for you! We offer pre-built Method Templates, adhering to best practices, which expedite your transformation process. Whether you need templates for solution preparation or compendia testing applications, we have you covered.

Our templates are meticulously designed to encompass most variations, drawing from our extensive experience in delivering these methods to our GxP- regulated clients. With all standard Out-of-the-Box (OOTB) features pre-configured, including data collection, expressions, logic, step control, CISPro inventory integration, and equipment connectivity, you can accelerate your laboratory operations transformation without delay.

The best part is that BIOVIA Compose fully authors these templates, yet you do not need any prior knowledge of Compose for their deployment. Even users with no experience in Compose can effortlessly deploy the material-specific instances of the templates, making it a straightforward administrative task for any business resource. Embrace BIOVIA’s efficient and user-friendly solution to accelerate your laboratory processes and propel your organization to new heights.

Effortless deployment process

Supercharge Your Method Deployment: Unleashing the Potential of Template Methods!

BIOVIA Professional Services offers industry-leading Method Templates as locked* Parent Activities, meticulously crafted using BIOVIA Compose and made available on BIOVIA Hub.

You can undertake a simple administrative task in BIOVIA Hub to deploy these templates. Begin by cloning the parent activity to create a material-specific child activity. From there, you can easily modify the specific properties, such as quantities and conditions, to match the requirements of your particular materials.

The approval process for child activities involves a straightforward transcription verification of the material-specific properties, ensuring accuracy and compliance. Once verified, the child activity is securely locked with an e-signature and an audit trail, ensuring data integrity.

With the child activities now created and verified, they can be seamlessly added to Activity Plans or directly to Task Plans, ready for immediate execution by analysts.

Hierarchy of Template Methods

Should your organization require any adjustments to the locked templates to meet specific needs, BIOVIA Professional Services is here to collaborate with you and provide tailored solutions.

Unlock the full potential of your laboratory processes with BIOVIA’s streamlined and reliable deployment approach!

Want to learn more about Template Methods?

BIOVIA Professional Services: Your Trusted Laboratory Transformation Partner

The BIOVIA Professional Services and Consulting team has decades of unparalleled experience and expertise in driving scientific process and workflow digitalization. With a successful track record of assisting numerous scientific companies worldwide, including 25 of the top 25 pharmaceutical and biotech firms, we have earned our reputation as leaders in harmonizing and optimizing laboratory processes.

Testimonials from our satisfied clients speak volumes about our dedication and technical leadership. We take pride in being there for our customers every step of the way, ensuring the ongoing success of their digital transformation initiatives.

At BIOVIA, we prioritize alignment with our customers’ culture and vision, forging strong and high-performing laboratory transformation partnerships. Whether you seek a supportive business partner to complement your internal team or one to take a leadership role, our team possesses the depth of talent and skills required to fulfill all aspects of your laboratory transformation needs.

Our comprehensive range of services includes:

  • Program management, encompassing governance and change management support.
  • Laboratory best practices, optimization, and harmonization consulting to enhance efficiency and compliance.
  • Solution architecting and laboratory workflow analysis to tailor the perfect fit for your requirements.
  • Configuration and integration services to seamlessly integrate BIOVIA into your existing environment.
  • Validation and Quality Assurance services, ensuring the highest level of reliability and compliance.
  • Technical training and mentoring to empower your team with the knowledge and expertise they need.

Moreover, we are deeply committed to providing exceptional customer service, and building a long-lasting business partnership dedicated to the success of your laboratory transformation. Count on BIOVIA Professional Services to stand by your side, delivering continuous value and support throughout the years of usage.

Partner with us and embark on a transformative journey toward a more efficient, productive, and innovative laboratory environment. With BIOVIA as your ally, the future of scientific excellence is within reach.

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