How much do you value your data?

July 2, 2014  
 Posted in metadata, News, search

In the world of finance, the term asset has a particular meaning. Though you can’t always put a dollar figure on data, few would argue that an organization’s data is not an asset. Just try to imagine not having the data or access to it, and how important it is just got real.

Smoothing the Way

July 1, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, Taxonomy

Cambridge Semantics has released Anzo Smart Data Integration (ASDI) software to help enterprises rapidly understand and integrate information assets. This new software is designed to reduce integration timeframes and costs by a factor of 10.

Ever-Expanding Data

July 1, 2014  
 Posted in metadata, News

In an effort to reduce storage costs, the AIS Group is piloting a call recording application to ensure compliance with insurance regulations.

Building Up The Data

June 27, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, reference

EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) add top humanities and social sciences journals to their searchable database.

Expanding Databases

May 7, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

EBSCO Information Services recently released Communication Source as a resource for communication research. Communication Source was developed from a merger of EBSCO databases, Communication and Mass Media Complete and Communication Abstracts (formerly published by SAGE).

Thinking Outside the Data

May 2, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters has released a preview of ScholarOne Web Services, a holistic approach to integration that will enable publishers to discover connections between shared research and ultimately streamline the publishing process.

The War On…Not Christmas

January 13, 2014  
 Posted in metadata, News

These past few months have brought us “the war on Christmas”, “the war on women”, and anything else the news would like to hype up to make us feel victimized. So when I saw the title of this article, I had to laugh. Information Week Government brought this to us in their article, “The War On Military Records.”

New TEMIS Purchase

December 18, 2013  
 Posted in metadata, News

TEMIS has acquired U.S.-based advanced analytics and visualization technology firm i3 Analytics. The latter provides a software-as-a-service (SaaS) ‘Biopharma Navigator’ platform that charts the biopharma landscape based on open life sciences data. We found this article on Mr. Web in their article, “TEMIS Buys i3 Analytics.”

Facing the Challenge of Big Data

November 21, 2013  
 Posted in metadata, News, storage

Big data has become those scary words few organizations want to hear, let alone discuss. However, many information professionals would like the opportunity to take on this challenge. The negotiation between the top and middle management seems to hold much progress at a standstill. Most CIOs have trouble working with big data themselves and they have little, or nothing, to offer to business users. CMSWire brought this situation to our attention in their article, “Cloudera Unveils Big Data Search, No Special Training Required.”

Don’t Be Cut Off From Your Data

November 13, 2013  
 Posted in indexing, Taxonomy

This small town police records management crashing may not seem like breaking news, but if you were dependent on the information found in the records, you might think differently. Records management is a key part of any organization’s information technology strategy, or should be.

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