standards

Standing up to Standards

By |May 29th, 2015|News, Standards, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Standing up to Standards

Classification takes on many different styles and approaches. For instance, these videos are a good example of sunspot classification brought to life in visual and yes, audio, if you count the 1980s techno background music. I was warned and feel obligated to do the same for you, monitor your sound when opening. This is […]

Networking Opportunities

By |May 13th, 2015|News, Standards|Comments Off on Networking Opportunities

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) are offering some educational and networking opportunities next month.

Ontologies Bring Consistency to the Project

By |May 11th, 2015|News, ontology, Standards|Comments Off on Ontologies Bring Consistency to the Project

The Pistoia Alliance is a global, not-for-profit alliance of life science organizations that work together to lower barriers to innovation in research and development (R&D). They recently announced the start of a new Ontologies Mapping project.

Reining in the Standards

By |March 18th, 2015|News, Standards|Comments Off on Reining in the Standards

No one can contest the value of a quality records management system. It is key for any organization: hospitals, schools—and even prisons. A U.S. Department of Justice review found that inadequate records management, poor communication, and improperly trained staff were to blame for miscalculations of sentences and the premature release of inmates.

Painting the Picture

By |March 17th, 2015|News, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Painting the Picture

Anyone who has built a true, solid standards-based taxonomy knows you can go down that rabbit hole with ease never to be seen again. This isn't to disparage taxonomies by any means, but a true taxonomy is complex and comprehensive.

Data Analysis in a Standards-Challenged World

By |March 2nd, 2015|Access Insights, Featured, Standards, Term lists|Comments Off on Data Analysis in a Standards-Challenged World

We deal pretty heavily around here in words, what they mean, and how they’re used. It should go without saying, but it’s a fundamental part of what we do and is what makes us so concerned with standards, in both taxonomies and the written word. The two go hand in hand; it’s a whole […]