TechValidate Research on QIAGEN Digital Insights

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5,355 Customers Surveyed

36,714 Data Points Collected

319 Published TechFacts

29 Published Charts

23 Published Case Studies

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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.


Case Study: Medical Institution and Ingenuity Variant Analysis for Ion Reporter


This case study of a educational institution is based on a April 2014 survey of Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Fast identification of variants in sequencing study; free preview!”


  • Tried the Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter because of a referral by an employee of Life Technologies or Ingenuity.
  • Addresses the following challenges in Ion Reporter with the Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin:
    • Ease of use / usability
    • Sharing work with colleagues

Use Case

  • Has 2-5 people in their lab using the Ingenuity Variant Analysis Plugin for Ion Reporter.
  • Is using for Ion Reporter for Exome / Genome sample types.


  • Helped reduce time to generate a short list of interesting variants with the Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter.
  • Accessed findings from biomedical literature by using the Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter.
  • The following differentiates the Ingenuity Variant Analysis plugin for Ion Reporter from competitive products:
    • Scientific credibility
    • Speed of access to application

Save > 1 day with IPA for RNA seq analysis

How much time per analysis did you typically save by using IPA for your RNA seq analysis?

> 1 day
4 to 8 hours
1 to 4 hours
Less than 1 hour

Case Study: Semmelweis University


This case study of Semmelweis University is based on a July 2013 survey of Ingenuity IPA customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[IPA provides] complex, integrated analysis, pathway analysis, and super visualization.”


  • Solved the following challenges since deploying IPA for RNA sequencing analysis:
    • Improved understanding of the structure of different isoforms
    • Improved precise measurement of transcripts
    • Can now distinguish different isoforms
    • Can more clearly identify biologically relevant isoforms
  • Purchased IPA for RNA sequencing analysis for the following reasons:
    • Interpret the impact of expression changes in the context of biological processes, disease and cellular phenotypes, and molecular interactions

Use Case

  • Uses the following species in their RNA seq analysis:
    • Humans
  • Uses the following upstream analysis packages to generate RNA-Seq expression values:
    • CLC bio


  • Purchased IPA for RNA seq analysis over the following competitors:
    • In-house developed software
    • CLC Genomic Workbench
  • Rates the following IPA capabilities compared to the competition:
    • Faster time to insights: differentiated
    • Ease of use: differentiated

QIAGEN Bioinformatics Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Senior Researcher at a Global 500 pharmaceuticals company would be likely to recommend QIAGEN Bioinformatics for this reason:

Powerful suite of tools and data with some best-in-class features.

IPA RNA-Seq Customer Satisfaction

How satisfied are you with the value for identifying biologically relevant isoforms from RNA seq data using IPA?

Extremely satisfied: 14%
Very satisfied: 34%
Satisfied: 49%
Dissatisfied: 3%

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About QIAGEN Digital Insights

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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