After the positive feedback on the last article regarding the determination of device utilization via data containers from Chromeleon, we have now developed a concept for a company-wide determination of device utilization. The graphic shows the classic problem in a laboratory, namely that only rarely a specific device manufacturer is in use, but usually many different ones. However, effective determination of equipment capacity is essential and very important. Often, for example, bottlenecks can only be visualized and pointed out with difficulty in an evidential way; thus, a meaningful argument for the budget discussion and equipment acquisition is missing. In addition, such a workflow also enables so-called "back-tracking".
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