A new online system for the Eugene Police Department records recently went live. This was a huge milestone for the City of Eugene as they worked to change the mainframe-based records system that had been in use since the late 60′s. Partnering with their sister-city Springfield, Eugene chose SunGard, a multinational IT software and services company, to take them through this journey with their Records Management System/ Computer Aided Dispatch System (RMS/CAD).
Big data has become those scary words few organizations want to hear, let alone discuss. However, many information professionals would like the opportunity to take on this challenge. The negotiation between the top and middle management seems to hold much progress at a standstill. Most CIOs have trouble working with big data themselves and they have little, or nothing, to offer to business users. CMSWire brought this situation to our attention in their article, “Cloudera Unveils Big Data Search, No Special Training Required.”
Coraid has announced a technical partnership with Splunk to enable large-scale machine data analytics in Coraid enterprise and cloud data centers through Splunk Enterprise. This interesting information was found on MarketWatch in their article, “Coraid Announces Alliance With Splunk to Tame Large-Scale Machine Data With Scale-Out Storage.”
ITAZ Technologies has partnered with Records and Archive Management Systems, to resell its product Globodox in Kenya. Globodox is an enterprise document management software application that simplifies the process of managing large volumes of data, and makes the process more efficient. Digital Journal brought this news to our attention in their article, “ITAZ Partners with Records and Archive Management Systems (RAMS) to Launch Document Management Software in Kenya.”
Cisco has announced enhancements to its portfolio of safety and security solutions with video surveillance architectures and new IoT enabled solutions that ease management of millions of connected cameras and devices.
Data, metadata, big data — it seems we are drowning in that four letter word. That is not a bad thing, especially if you understand how metadata works with your data in searching and findability.
Small businesses have less resources to achieve the same results expected of larger organizations. This gives them a different perspective on knowledge, expertise, and results. How they approach all three is what sets them apart.
Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has unveiled solutions and services to help enterprises adopt cloud computing to address the oh so familiar demands of big data, access, etc. This interesting news was found on Silicon India in their article, “Hitachi Unveils Cloud Solutions And Services.”
Combining their cloud-based storage with the voice recording skills of Orange Trading Solutions, Bloomberg can now integrate voice data into the Bloomberg Vault and produce electronic records in almost real time. Forbes brought this interesting information to our attention in their article, “Watch Your Tone — Bloomberg Vault Now Archives Voice Too.”
Vinton Cerf is considered one of the geniuses, or computer scientists, who turned on the Internet in 1983. Imagine the amount of data created since that time and you wouldn’t think much would be lost or unreachable in the future. But he disagrees. Cerf warned that digital things created today — spreadsheets, documents, presentations as well as mountains of scientific data — won’t be readable in the years and centuries ahead.