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TechValidate Research on QIAGEN Bioinformatics

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645 Customers Surveyed

5,057 Data Points Collected

82 Published TechFacts

22 Published Charts

22 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Case Study: Large Private Cancer Center and Ingenuity Variant Analysis

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a March 2013 survey of Ingenuity Systems customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“From an operational standpoint, Ingenuity has made the analysis of shared samples by researchers of varying levels of expertise much easier.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by deploying Ingenuity Variant Analysis:
    • Realized faster and easier identification of causal variants
    • Improved sharing and collaboration capabilities
  • Purchased Ingenuity Variant Analysis for the following reasons:
    • Identify high impact, most compelling variants to follow up on
    • Access user friendly interface and no bioinformatics experience needed
    • Secure web application that is HIPAA and Safe Harbor compliant

Use Case

  • Uses the following applications with Ingenuity Variant Analysis:
    • DNA sequencing – Whole Genome
    • DNA sequencing – Whole Exome
  • Sequencing data is from the following platforms:
    • Illumina Genome Analyzer (GA) / HiSeq
    • Complete Genomics

Results

  • Chose Ingenuity Systems over the following solutions:
    • In-house developed software
  • Reduced time to results by > 75% by using Ingenuity Variant Analysis for DNA variant annotation and analysis.
  • Rated the following Ingenuity Variant Analysis capabilities in terms of how differentiated they are compared to other data analysis solutions:
    • Speed: 5 (strongly differentiated)
    • Accurate evidence: 3 (differentiated)
    • Accessibility/ ease of use: 4 (very differentiated)
    • Sharing with colleagues/peers: 5 (strongly differentiated)
    • Security: 4 (very differentiated)
  • Is satisfied with the ease of use of Ingenuity Variant Analysis.

Sharing and collaboration features set Ingenuity Variant Analysis apart

71% of surveyed researchers rated Ingenuity Variant Analysis’s sharing with colleagues/peers as 4 (very differentiated) or higher compared to other data analysis solutions.

71%

Case Study: GeniaGeo and Ingenuity Variant Analysis for Ion Reporter

Introduction

This case study of GeniaGeo is based on a April 2014 survey of Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It does simplify our work, and it’s essential to identify deleterious variants. Thanks to Ingenuity.”

Challenges

  • Tried the Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter because of a need for additional tools for biological analysis and interpretation.
  • Addresses the challenge of accessing complete biological annotations in Ion Reporter

Use Case

  • Is using Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter for Gene Panel sample types.

Results

  • Helped reduce time to generate a short list of interesting variants with the Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter:
  • Scientific benefits included both quickly confirming prior findings and identifying new findings
  • Sees the Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter differentiated from competitive products in terms of:
    • Scientific credibility
    • Value for price
    • Speed of access to application

IPA Capability Differentiation

Rate the following IPA capabilities in terms of how differentiated they are compared to the competition.

S Extremely Differentiated S Highly Differentiated S Differentiated S Not Differentiated

Faster time to insights
Ease of use
Novel insights
Deeper analysis

Save time with Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter

75% of surveyed customers said the Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter helped reduce the time to generate a short list of interesting variants.

Variant Analysis users solving analysis bottlenecks and getting actionable data results.

How confident are you in the insights and results obtained from Variant Analysis for your experiments?

Extremely confident: 0%
Very confident: 43%
Confident: 57%
Not confident: 0%


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About QIAGEN Bioinformatics

QIAGEN offers industry-leading applications for the analysis, interpretation, and reporting of biological data. Understanding raw data is one of the most significant challenges in modern molecular methods. Data must be examined within the context of complex biological processes, and rapidly increasing throughput makes analyses time and labor intensive. QIAGEN’s portfolio of powerful tools addresses this bottleneck with innovative applications based on cutting-edge bioinformatics.

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