Real-Time Service

March 18, 2015  
 Posted in News

WibiData has released Experiments as the first commercial experiment framework to capitalize on the processing power enabled by machine learning in Hadoop. The intended result is to reduce the time to modify and implement personalization models from months to minutes, creating unique and contextual customer experiences.

Recreating History

March 13, 2015  
 Posted in News

There has been much destruction and devastation at the hands of ISIS fighters. Lives have been lost and worlds upturned. There has also been destruction brought down on history. Horrific destruction of the Mosul Museum in northern Iraq by ISIS fighters was broadcast in a video, and this wasn’t the first time for this museum. The destruction is nearly absolute.

Learning Opportunity in Publishing

March 2, 2015  
 Posted in News

With a title like, “Life in the Fast Lane: Driving Change or Changing Drivers?”, who wouldn’t be intrigued? This Washington D.C. seminar is brought to us as part of the 2015 Allen Press Emerging Trends in Scholarly Publishing™.

Digital Technologies for Research

February 18, 2015  
 Posted in News, search, semantic

With the Data Harmony User’s Group in full swing, today started the case studies. Personally, I find these the most interesting because it is a real life application of all the technology, including the hurdles and bumps along the way.

Expand Your Learning

February 17, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News

The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) is offering two separate webinars in the coming weeks that can assist you in your professional development. AIIM conducts these webinars in partnership with leading industry analysts and consulting firms. There will also be a live Q&A during each event.

Digital Books’ Impact on Libraries

January 28, 2015  
 Posted in News

Ebooks have changed the publishing world as we know, but it is easy to overlook the impact digital publishing has had on the library system. Two library systems alone —Toronto Public Library and King County Library System in Washington— have seen more than 2 million checkouts from OverDrive, the digital distributor for most libraries.

Digital Assets Becoming More Important

January 20, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News

It’s that time of year when we look back and forward simultaneously. Looking back at what we have accomplished while looking forward with anticipation as to what opportunities and yes, challenges, the new year will bring to each of us and the industries we work in.

Rock, Paper, Digital?

January 16, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

As another example of digital replacing paper, the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office, the first in New York state, is very close to going paperless.

Packrats Unite

January 13, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, storage, Taxonomy

Here we are at the beginning of a new year. Resolutions aside, it is great time to take inventory of your records and evaluate your records management plan.

Consistency with Standards

December 31, 2014  
 Posted in News, Standards

This interesting topic came from The Ancient World Online blog, in their post,”Reception of Antiquity in a Semantic Network: Digital Books, Images and Objects.” The aim of the project “Reception of Antiquity in a Semantic Network” within the Arachne database is the development and provision of web-based prints from the period between 1500 and 1830. The project encompasses reconstruction and online publication of about 1700 prints that appeared between 1500 and 1900, as well. A total of 2,300 engravings have been processed in this extensive digital indexing project, which spanned 4 1/2 years.

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