Recording History

December 26, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

World War II veterans’ average age is roughly 91 years old. So it is past time to record their stories to be sure history is not lost. Officials in a Tennessee county are doing just that.

Findability During Discovery

December 25, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, search

Preservica has recently announced a series of new connectors that make it easy for records managers to securely preserve Microsoft SharePoint content and Microsoft Outlook email and attachments for the long term.

In Style

December 25, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

Fashions and fads are influential by nature. They have also been used recently as a source of data to test models of cultural dynamics. By looking at the impact of mass media on popular culture, one study considers how much of an influence it has had in the popularity of dog breeds for family pets as well as marketing tools.

Ancient Literature

December 18, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

Archiving, indexing, and making content findable are at the core of what we do. Many of our clients include scholars who devote more than a fair share of their time to older literature.

Content Migration Success Relies on Solid Taxonomy

December 17, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, Taxonomy

Installing a new digital asset management (DAM) system can be a challenge. After a great deal of planning and coordination across multiple departments and groups, the biggest task is left – the migration of existing assets from one or more sources into the new DAM system.

Auto vs. Human Indexing

December 16, 2014  
 Posted in Autoindexing, indexing, metadata, News, semantic

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has developed a computer that performed as well or better than humans when it comes to the task of extracting data from scientific journals and entering it into a database.

Strong Records Management is Required

December 12, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

One Minnesota county is expecting a new records management system to streamline processes and procedures for all county law enforcement and institute a countywide electronic ticketing system.

Planning for Success

December 9, 2014  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

Even the Internal Revenue Service is reaping the results of poor document management practices.

Auto Assumptions

November 24, 2014  
 Posted in Autoindexing, metadata, News

No one will argue how helpful auto-classification or auto-indexing is to the world of making content findable. But never forget that there are loads of folks working prior and in the background to make the “auto” be auto.

Making Digital Content Findable

November 20, 2014  
 Posted in metadata, News, search

A National Institutes of Health (NIH) program is planned to consolidate a massive amount of scattered biomedical research data. It was recently announced that the program will include the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine, which received a $9.2 million grant.

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