E-Books and the Evolution of Publishing

September 8, 2014  
 Posted in Access Insights, Featured, reference, Technology

Not that long ago, getting published was the big hurdle for a writer to overcome. You could produce all you wanted, but unless you knew how to get somebody to read your random submission, or you were rich enough to self-publish, your writing lived in a drawer, waiting for you to give it to a friend who doesn’t want to read it.

It’s hard to believe how fast technology has opened publishing up to people. Now, anyone with an opinion has a platform, and while it’s as tough as ever to make a living writing, the platform, in many cases, is totally free. So that changes the hurdle from publication to recognition. If everybody has a voice, how do you get heard?

Research Articles Needed for Conference

September 4, 2014  
 Posted in News, reference

Research articles are being accepted for the Second International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication and
Information Technology – CCIT 2014 organized by Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors (IRED) at University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. This event brings together innovative academics and industrial experts to a common forum.

Protecting the Assets

August 27, 2014  
 Posted in metadata, News

Evolphin Software has launched the next generation of its enterprise-class software solution, Zoom 5.0, which was built from the ground up on Evolphin’s patent-pending RevDB (NoSQL) database architecture – optimized to handle massive structured and unstructured digital content.

Digitization is Here

July 25, 2014  
 Posted in metadata, News

The Geneva-based International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is concerned that organizations are not properly prepared for the world of digitization that has arrived. This interesting information came from Image and Data Manager in their article, “Are you in control of your records?” Extraordinary amounts of time and funds go into managing business databases and other corporate […]

Reducing Redundancy

July 23, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, News

The United States Navy plans to deploy a prototype enterprise-wide records and task management software system designed to replace redundant systems.

Digitizing Preserves Valuable Data

July 16, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

The volume and rapid growth of data, which can be overwhelming for information managers, have completely changed the approach and risk to records management. Mistakes can result in financial implications.

The Status of Records Management

July 4, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, News

Trends like cloud, social, and mobile have changed the requirements of enterprise content management (ECM) software, and the user’s expectations as well. Storage isn’t the only issue; it is about connecting and relating to the information. Because of this, records management, in its traditional form, is failing us.

Setting Priorities for Data

June 30, 2014  
 Posted in metadata, News

Data management and archiving are key factors for businesses, as you all know. However, because terms like backup, archiving, and records management get used interchangeably so frequently, it is easy to forget that they are not the same thing.

Records Management Requires Consistency

June 11, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, News, Standards

Pittsburgh-based Business Records Management LLC (BRM) has acquired the assets of ABC Mobile Shredding Inc. This marks the fifth purchase by BRM in four years. This somewhat ironic combination of services does have commonality and merging a vendor into an organization can be smart business strategy.

Indexing History, Capturing Time

June 4, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, News

Historic audio and video footage is undergoing cataloguing and indexing as it gets closer to being fully integrated into the Visual History Archive. J. Michael Hagopian’s collection of 400 interviews of Armenian Genocide survivors and witnesses was handed over to the USC Shoah Foundation from the Armenian Film Foundation in an effort to preserve and integrate the collection.

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