September + October updates

Okie dokie, it’s been a while, so let’s look at what’s improved with Syras. Most notably, the major updates here are about treating you like grown-ups. We’ve made a number of process efficiency gains that come with a bit of risk-factor. But we believe you’re grown-ups, and as grown-ups, you’re capable of making the tradeoffContinue reading “September + October updates”

Syras vs. Covidence vs. Rayyan

This article steps through a few of the popular cloud software solutions for screening abstracts. All three of these products are cloud solutions โ€“ no installation or software management on your computer โ€“ and all three have some notable pros and cons. Summary Syras is a modern, low cost, flexible product for screening abstracts inContinue reading “Syras vs. Covidence vs. Rayyan”

We want to accelerate science

Who are we? Scipilot is currently Pip Jones, and Matt Russell. We collectively have over 3 decades of experience in the world of technology and software. We are both gainfully employed in other roles, and use our spare time to further the Scipilot mission. Our mission: Accelerate the scientific process, for the betterment of humanity. Continue reading “We want to accelerate science”

๐ŸŽ‰ Syras is exiting Beta

We are excited to announce that Syras has hit a big milestone, and Syras is coming out of Beta! We’ve seen dozens of customers use Syras to assist them with their systematic reviews. This has helped us optimise the product, and increased our confidence that Syras is a great product. What does that mean? ForContinue reading “๐ŸŽ‰ Syras is exiting Beta”

How is a systematic review defined, and whatโ€™s the process?

Definition Cochrane defines a systematic review well in their article about Cochrane reviews. Quote: โ€œA systematic review attempts to identify, appraise and synthesize all the empirical evidence that meets pre-specified eligibility criteria to answer a specific research question. Researchers conducting systematic reviews use explicit, systematic methods that are selected with a view aimed at minimizingContinue reading “How is a systematic review defined, and whatโ€™s the process?”

July update

Well, at Scipilot, we’re here in Sydney dealing with quite the COVID lockdown, so this is our first ISO update. ๐Ÿ‘ถ Triplicates look much nicer when deduplicatingWhen you’re scanning for duplicates, you’ll often find three of the same article, from different sources. Until now, those triplicates would show in a bit of a funny orderContinue reading “July update”