Digital in 2016

December 9, 2015  
 Posted in News, Technology

As we near the end of another year, predictions are beginning for what 2016 holds for us in the technology realm. Forbes magazine brought this interesting information to us in their article, “6 Predictions About The Future Of Digital Transformation.” One hot topic is digital strategy. According to Forrester, only 27% of today’s businesses have a […]

The Trend in Reading

December 8, 2015  
 Posted in News, reference

The popularity of e-books continues to rise and it isn’t surprising that the number of print book readers has dropped from the previous year. What is surprising is that the number of e-book readers has remained flat. Does this mean that book readers in general have decreased in numbers? This interesting information was brought to us […]

Access Innovations, Inc. Divests NICEM Information Assets

November 30, 2015  
 Posted in Access Insights, Featured

Access Innovations is proud to announce the sale of its publishing arm, the National Information Center for Educational Media (NICEM) to Graham Carter-Dimmock.  Graham’s expertise and experience includes audio and video production, localization and marketing, database design and electronic publishing.  He has been involved in NICEM project development on several occasions over the years. NICEM […]

Comes with the Territory

November 27, 2015  
 Posted in News

Records and information managers (RIMs) are the heart of an organization’s information management strategy, or at least they should be. Their responsibilities protect the past and ensure the future through managing and securing records, a.k.a. information. But the world around the RIMs is changing, and their role and influence is changing with it. Today, information […]

Tackling the Structures

November 20, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata

Objectivity is another Silicon Valley firm working with databases and the like. Recently they debuted a new Hadoop-based product that addresses one of the looming challenges in the Internet of Things (IoT), that is “how to handle metadata management of big and fast streaming data.” One of the challenges in tackling big streaming data is […]

Enterprise Content Management

November 19, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News

Many organizations are looking at enterprise content management (ECM) as a solution for their seek and find challenges. If you are considering purchasing ECM tools, there are a few things to consider. Search Content Management brought this news to our attention in their article, “Using ECM tools to solve business problems.” ECM software can be costly, […]

Digital Automation

November 18, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

The HARVEST digital asset distribution platform was developed by LibreDigital to deliver hundreds of thousands of ebook titles and their metadata to markets around the globe. This system has evolved to be more than the simple file services of days old. The smart automation underpinning HARVEST allows publishers to be more proactive than ever before […]

Digitizing the Past

November 17, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

In Tom’s River, New Jersey they are recognizing an anniversary. One year ago the Township began relocating its records to their new Records Center. Over the course of several weeks, over 6,000 containers of municipal records were re-located from 18 separate locations to one, centralized location organized in a computer database, by department or subject, for […]

Partnership Brings Value to Historical Documents

November 12, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

EBSCO Information Services has partnered with Portico in an effort to preserve digital collections from its Digital Archives products, mostly historical source materials used by scholars and students. PRWeb brought this news to us in their article, EBSCO Partners with Portico to Ensure Long-Term Availability of Digital Archives.” EBSCO first launched the Digital Archives in 2009 and […]

Visualizing the Data

November 4, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News

Hitachi has acquired Pentaho, a specialist in the integration, visualization, and analysis of data. Mr. Web brought this news to us in their article, “Hitachi Buys Data Visualization and Analytics Firm.” The plan is for Pentaho to retain its existing brand and continue to be led by current management, who will now report to Hitachi’s Senior Vice President of Social […]

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