The global outlook series on Laboratory Information Management Systems provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers a rudimentary overview of the industry with an on-the-fly focus on LIMS application in pharmaceutical industry. Key insights are provided for other end-use segments such as clinical laboratories, biorepositories, forensics, environmental, public health, manufacturing and food and beverage industries, The report details trends such as, growing popularity of Enterprise-Wide and Commercial Off the Shelf LIMS solutions and increased demand for Pharmaceutical LIMS from Contract Research Organizations. Additionally, interoperability issues of LIMS solutions and longer implementation time for commercial LIMS solutions are also covered. The reader stands to gain macro-level insights into recent industry developments such as product launches, and noteworthy strategic corporate developments. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 130 major companies worldwide.