SAP-QM and xMII as “LIMS” Option: Can SAP-QM Be Used in Place of a LIMS in Manufacturing?

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Here is the topic:

I’m curious to know if anyone has successfully implemented SAP-QM and/or xMII (formerly “LightHammer”) as their enterprise LIMS. Or, if anyone has replaced an existing LIMS with SAP-QM/xMII. This would be especially interesting if someone has done either or both of these in an FDA-regulated environment.