Get SeedMeLab: search, manage, visualize and share your data, like never before.

Create a branded data cloud for your project or lab.

 

SeedMeLab is a cloud service for teams struggling with intractable data organization and data access that disrupts productivity, ensues email/attachment deluge, obscures discovery and perpetuates poor knowledge retention. Unlike other file sharing services; SeedMeLab is an elegant approach that imparts balance to data organization and sharing with an ability to add context, discussion and visualization while also establishing distinction for your data with branding. SeedMeLab core is also available as Open Source software with support options.


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Benefits

SeedMeLab brings significant benefits to all stakeholders.

Leaders & Principal Investigators
  • Access, manage and share data with context.
  • Accelerate productivity with discussion & visualization.
  • Eliminate email & attachments overhead.
  • Boost discovery with searchable content.
  • Enhance knowledge retention that builds  continuity.
  • Control ownership and branding.
  • Implement and realize your grant's data management plan.
Users
  • Access data on phone, computer or supercomputer.
  • Describe and organize data with context.
  • Visualize and present data on the spot.
  • Share and discuss data on the spot to collaborate effectively.
  • Manage data via command line as power users.
Service providers & Developers
  • Deploy ready-to-use platform with scalable architecture.
  • Configure and customize features.
  • Extend capabilities with modular framework.
  • Integrate authentication, application and workflow.
  • Develop on an Open Source, mature and sustainable framework that is supported by a very large ecosystem.
 
Used by

Laser Plasma Lab   |  CIPRES Science Gateway  |  HPC Share  |  NEMAR data repository  |  FlowGate project

250+ active software installs in academia, non-profit, government and industry sectors.

 
Compare with file sharing services
Features SeedMeLab File sharing services (e.g. Dropbox)
Focus Data + context + discussion Data
File/folder description
File/folder comments
Data visualization Automatic/pluggable
Sharing controls Configurable Fixed
Extendable metadata attributes
Command line client
Built-in website Full featured
Branding, appearance & layout Customizable
Hosting Managed/On-Premise/On-Cloud
Open Source software
 
SeedMeLab features

SeedMeLab provides an elegant and expressive data management solution.

File & folder context
Describe & display any file or folder with its context (e.g., experimental protocol, simulation parameters, metadata, etc.) eliminating the need for additional documents.
Data discussion
Discuss any file or folder via integrated comments from multiple users eliminating the need to track dispersed email threads & attachments.
 

Built-in Data visualization
Present simple CSV files with built-in visualization enabling quick preview of the data. Plugins may be added for other filetypes.
Versatile access
Access your data from phone, computer or supercomputer. Configure user roles to share/invite to view or edit data.
Visualize and present
 

Scripting & automation
Transfer data from one spot to another using the command line utility. Integrate your workflow or application to manage data via the REST client.
 

Branding & Website
Establish distinction for your data with a domain name, logo, styling and layout. Create an instant website for your project or lab.
Metadata attributes
Add new attributes to all files & folders e.g., identifiers, keywords, dates, etc.
Customization
Add new capabilities via a modular interface to validate or process data/metadata; integrate with applications or authentication systems, etc.
Open Source Software
Build on Open Source software with services that infuse trust and confidence.
 
Testimonials

My inbox is decongested. I am able to provide swift and actionable feedback to my team. My group's data is in one place, making it much easier to write research papers.

Alexey Arefiev, Professor, UC San Diego

Our research pace has accelerated significantly after switching to SeedMeLab.

Post doc & Doctoral student

Fulfills user demand for data sharing; easy integration with little development effort that leaves us time left over to focus on other opportunities.

Mark Miller, Principal Investigator, CIPRES Science Gateway


 

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