This article provides a simple comparison of Syras and Rayyan. Both of these products are cloud solutions – no installation or software management on your computer – and each has it’s pros and cons. Summary Syras is a modern, low cost, flexible product for screening abstracts in a variety of situations, from dissertations to CochraneContinue reading “Syras vs Rayyan”
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Syras vs. Covidence
This article provides a simple comparison of Syras and Covidence. Both of these products are cloud solutions, each with it’s pros and cons.
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 – no installation or software management on your computer – 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”
🎉 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 “🎉 Syras is exiting Beta”
Syras feature updates for August 2021.
The messy reality of eligibility criteria in a Systematic Review
Getting your screening criteria right is hard. Find out how we recommend balancing opposing forces, and avoiding pitfalls through the process.
How is a systematic review defined, and what’s the process?
Definition Cochrane defines a systematic review well in their article about Cochrane reviews. Quote: “A 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 what’s the process?”
Well, at Scipilot, we’re here in Sydney dealing with quite the COVID lockdown, so this is our first ISO update. 👶 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”