Jumping in the Lake

September 8, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, semantic

Franz Inc. is collaborating with Montefiore Medical Center, Intel, Cloudera and Cisco in the launch of the first Semantic Data Lake (SDL) for Healthcare. PRWeb brought this interesting news to us in their article, “Franz and Montefiore Medical Center Team up to Deliver the First Semantic Data Lake for Healthcare.“ What exactly is a SDL? A warehouse of complex […]

The Pitfalls of Big Data

August 3, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News

What is a data swamp? Well, start with a data lake. It accepts any data, without oversight or governance. Without descriptive metadata and a mechanism to maintain it, the data lake risks turning into a data swamp. DATAVERSITY brought this interesting information to us in their article, “Avoiding Data Swamps with Big Data Governance.” Analysts […]

Choosing Storage Carefully

May 6, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, storage

Cloud storage is fast becoming the desired solution driving users’ decisions. It seems like the perfect answer to a complicated space issue. However, there are some factors around cloud storage that would behoove anyone considering it to remember.

Custom Storage Increases Findability

April 29, 2015  
 Posted in News, search, storage

21st Century Technologies Limited has developed an indigenous records and information management solution that offers companies secure, innovative, and customized document storage and management.

Managing the Email Chaos

March 27, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, storage

There is much chatter about email since the latest Washington brouhaha involving Hillary Clinton’s use of private email at the State Department. Of course this comes on the coat tails of Lois Lerner’s missing emails at the IRS last year and puts extra pressure on the upcoming deadlines for the implementation of electronic email recordkeeping from the Office of Management and Budget.

Sharing the Knowledge

March 27, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, storage

Information professionals are often the last people brought onto projects involving digital asset management (DAM) teams and other project teams. Why is this? They bring a perspective that connects everyone’s interest and investment in the final outcome.

Smart Storage

March 20, 2015  
 Posted in News, storage

If your data is growing like everyone else’s, you are having a space issues. Maybe it is time to look to the clouds for unlimited space and other benefits.

Changes Continue

February 6, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, Technology

Many people stress over the changes that comes with technology. Advancements can mean training, additional budget requirements, and disruption to service. What few remember, however, is that as technology progresses, many items get less expensive.

Handling the Email Chaos

January 21, 2015  
 Posted in News, storage, Taxonomy

The voices, or maybe the rants, differ on the advantages of email for records management. We understand the storage challenges that come with the mass amounts of data created by email and in discovery alone email poses challenges to even the strongest records management policies.

Packrats Unite

January 13, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, storage, Taxonomy

Here we are at the beginning of a new year. Resolutions aside, it is great time to take inventory of your records and evaluate your records management plan.

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