The cloud has become a daily part of our nomenclature. It is the infinite storage location, easy to access archive, and secure hideaway of data. With this kind of prominence comes competition. KMWorld brought this news to our attention in their article, “Records management in the cloud: a multidimensional issue.

Competition among cloud storage providers for customers is intense, but what happens when a file in the cloud needs to be classified and managed as a record, not just something you dust off once in awhile?

Different models for cloud storage create different scenarios for records management. One option is for a hosted cloud solution, in which case the content and the records management function are both in the cloud.

It is important to make your data smarter, not just bigger because there seems to be unlimited storage space. Semantic technology continues to grow and expand its uses. Managing data is just one of those. Access Innovations, developer of the M.A.I. machine-assisted indexing system, specializes in complex coding, tagging, and indexing.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Access Innovations, the world leader in thesaurus, ontology, and taxonomy creation and metadata application.