The Key to Records Management

April 10, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

Effective records management training is important to reduce errors and access/use organized information effectively. Most organizations know this, including the Bahamian government. The Ministry of the Public Service and its Public Service Centre for Human Resource Development recently held a Records Management Training Workshop in response to a mandate to train clerical officers and supervisors in records management throughout the public service.

The Evolution of Records Management

April 3, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, News, Standards

Records management up to this point has been straight forward – preserve certain categories of paper records for time periods according to a retention schedule determined by applicable legal rules.

Searching the Clouds

April 3, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, News

Visionet Systems, Inc. has announced the public launch of VisiOCR, a cloud-based automated mortgage document indexing and data extraction service for lenders, servicers, settlement companies, and investors.

Records Management in the Court System

March 26, 2014  
 Posted in Access Insights, indexing, metadata, News, Taxonomy

Of course records play a vital role in the litigation process as any records management professional would affirm. But what exactly is their role?

The Keys to Connect

March 19, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, Taxonomy

Behavioral health has historically been an exception to the electronic sharing of data due to federal privacy rules regarding potentially sensitive information.

Release of Data Harmony® Software Version 3.9 Planned for March 31, 2014

March 17, 2014  
 Posted in Access Insights, Featured, indexing, metadata

Data Harmony, a division of Access Innovations, Inc., has announced that version 3.9 of its suite of software tools will be released on March 31, 2014. Current customers will be the first to receive the new version.

“Our recent enhancements provide greater search efficiency while browsing your thesaurus through callouts and hyperlinks to related and narrower terms,” said Allex Lyons, one of the Data Harmony programming team. “Dropdown menus in the search window display subject terms with a type head (autocomplete) function that assists users of any skill or experience level.”

The Power of Machine-Assisted Indexing

March 17, 2014  
 Posted in Autoindexing, indexing, News, Taxonomy

Metaome Science Informatics announced the launch of DistilBio Enterprise – a knowledge discovery and exploration platform for the life sciences

Capturing the Past

March 7, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

Infolinx System Solutions is implementing Infolinx WEB for a state library and archives managing physical records from cradle to grave.

The Devil is in the Details

March 6, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, Taxonomy

Implementing a digital asset management (DAM) system can be challenging. Many factors pose hurdles of varying degrees: asset ingestion, building the database, relevant and descriptive metadata, to name a few. It is key to make the assets descriptive enough to make them worth the time to search and find them.

Measures to Findability

March 5, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, search

Digital asset management (DAM) is one of those things that confuses people, which discourages them from addressing it. Kind of like those tasks we all put off until we can no longer justify ignoring them. DAM brings with it extra policy, added expenses, and more required training for an already overloaded staff. So why do we do it?

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