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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Compliance: International Standards Around Records Management

By Dick Weisinger

The fiscal crisis has brought along with it cries for reform of a system that many people say is broke. But there is some debate about which system and exactly what it is that is broke.  In any event, reform

ECM: Search Depends on Clean MetaData

By Dick Weisinger

Accurate search depends on clean metadata, and Google’s on-line book project is an example of how not to handle metadata.  After studying the project, researcher Geoffrey Nunberg from the UC Berkeley School of Information came to the conclusion that the

Information Technology: Good News and Bad

By Dick Weisinger

Well the good news is that after more than a year of bad economic news and sharp cutbacks from businesses of all sizes, business spending may be gradually picking up.  In the area of IT, capital outlays for new hardware

Storage: Where is Your Data?

By Dick Weisinger

Continuous data protection (CDP) is a method for tracking changes to your data by versioning data every time a save is done.  In that way, unlike traditional backup, it is possible to restore data to any point in time.  Traditional

Technology: Simpler Databases for Web Apps

By Dick Weisinger

Most web sites today of any significant complexity rely on the use of a database to manage the storage and retrieval of content made available on the site.  Traditional databases are generally employed to manage this data — they do