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Are Librarians becoming Data Analysts?

We all know that to succeed at work one must be constantly innovating - keeping up with the latest technologies, aware of the freshest trends, and looking forward to what might be coming in the future. If we are not innovating we are stagnating.

Topics: Technology Bigdata Library

Harvard Law Library & Searchability

All the information in the world is of no use if it is not accessible. Search-ability is key to any well functioning knowledge program, and the Harvard Law Library agrees.

Topics: Bigdata News Library Data

SLA NY 2015 Conference Presentations

Following on my write up of the SLA NY Chapter Conference and Expo, a list of presentations and documents used is now live on the chapter website.

Topics: Event Bigdata SLA Competitive Intelligence

SLA NY Conference and Expo

Congratulations to the NY Chapter of SLA on pulling off a great one day conference last week.

Topics: Event Bigdata KM Work smarter Collaboration SLA

Big Data & the Library

As per Monday's post, this was the title of a SEALL session presented by Thomas Sneed and Christina Glon. I got the condensed version given by Thomas at the ALLA luncheon, but I recommend you see Christina's report on this experience in the AALL Spectrum: Faculty Scholarship Support. There is quite a bit going on in this story: big data research and management, but also communications, project management, internal education and more.

Topics: Event Bigdata Collaboration AALL Library

Technology & Language

Always a difficult relationship

Topics: Bigdata Humor

Farewell Yahoo Pipes

Numerous readers here have used it, and if you have used it you probably loved it. But it is time to say goodbye. As of September 30th of this year, Yahoo Pipes will no longer be accessible (as of August 30th it will be accessible as read-only).

Topics: Technology Bigdata News Current awareness Library Data

Twitter: Information Network

This is how Ev Williams, one of its founders, describes Twitter, taking its impact slightly beyond “social media” or “microblog”. Bearing in mind this definition: what do we make of Twitter as a research tool?

Topics: Bigdata Current awareness Competitive Intelligence

From data to intelligence in law firms

British company C24 Ltd have publishes a short write paper about business intelligence:

Topics: Technology Bigdata KM Work smarter Current awareness Attention Management Competitive Intelligence

LMASE Conference

On October 16th and 17th I stepped in to Nashville to join the LMA South Eastern regional conference. That opened, by the way, with an Elvis concert. Which was an unexpected yet pleasant way to start the day.

Topics: Change Management Event Bigdata LMA Data