Rich James Livett | Production Software Developer Team Leader

Livett, Rich

Rich managers a team of software professionals focused on delivering Laboratory Information Systems (LIMS). The domains challenge is in designing software which does not have a disproportionate burden of data entry for laboratory teams yet provides cohesive data for management reports and downstream analysis pipelines. Rich is an active advocate of agile project frameworks.

The informatics team supports core pipeline operations in DNA/RNA sequencing, genotyping, clinical sequencing & cellular generation. Rich remains an advocate or teaching and training through the Open University for teams members he work with. Rich is studying towards MSc in technology management and currently interested in applying system tools thinking including Viable System Model (VSM), Soft System Methodology (SSM) and Critical System Heuristics (CSH).

Livett, Rich
Rich's Timeline

Clinical sequencing (GCLP) with GenoLogics Clarity LIMS goes live

First Product owners (Scrum) secure certification with scrumalliance

Third University Of York Industrial placements start (4 students)


First team member started on BSc in IT & computing with the Open University

Second University Of York Industrial placements start (3 students)

First ISTQB-BCS Certified Testers (Foundation) qualified (CGaP)


First University Of York Industrial placement (1 student)

Sample managment pipeline with S2 LIMS goes live

Cellular Genetics and Phenotyping (GCaP) pipeline with Beagle LIMS goes live