Category Archives: Harnessing the web for information and knowledge exchange

The web provides enormous opportunities as well as challenges for our own use as individual IRM, IM and KM professionals, as well as in our roles as evaluators and providers of resources to our employing organizations and individual customers who will display a wide range of enthusiasm and expertise in their use of the web.

Making true connections in a complex world – Graph database technology and Linked Open Data

Conrad Taylor writes: The first NetIKX meeting of 2018, on 25 January, looked at new technologies and approaches to managing data and information, escaping the limitations of flat-file and relational databases. Dion Lindsay introduced the concepts behind ‘graph databases’, and … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Harnessing the web for information and knowledge exchange, Managing information and knowledge, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Hillsborough : Information Work and Helping People – July 21 2015

Jan Parry , CILIP’s President, gave a talk to NetIKX at the British Dental Association on the Hillsborough Disaster in 1989 and her role with the Hillsborough Independent Panel set up in 2009 to oversee the release of documents arising … Continue reading

Posted in Harnessing the web for information and knowledge exchange, Managing information and knowledge, Protecting information and knowledge | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Seek and you will find? Wednesday 18th March 2015

We had two excellent speakers for our Seminar on 18th March, entitled “Search and you will find?” Karen Blakeman and Tony Hirst. The question mark in the title was deliberate, since the underlying message was that search and discovery might … Continue reading

Posted in Developing and exploiting information and knowledge, Harnessing the web for information and knowledge exchange, Managing information and knowledge | 1 Comment

Business Information Review is seeking a new editor

Business Information Review is seeking a new editor to replace Val Skelton and Sandra Ward from the end of March/Early April next Year. They will have completed five years of editing by then – and they think it’s time to … Continue reading

Posted in Developing and exploiting information and knowledge, Ensuring business value and cost effectiveness, Harnessing the web for information and knowledge exchange, Managing information and knowledge, Protecting information and knowledge | Leave a comment

Communities of Practice for the Post Recession Environment Tuesday 16th September 2014

35 people attended this Event at the British Dental Association in Wimpole Street. Our speaker was Dion Lindsay of Dion Lindsay Consulting : http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dion-lindsay/3/832/920 . Dion tackled big questions in his presentation. Are the principles established for successful Communities of Practice (CoP’s) … Continue reading

Posted in Developing and exploiting information and knowledge, Ensuring business value and cost effectiveness, Harnessing the web for information and knowledge exchange, Managing information and knowledge, Protecting information and knowledge | Leave a comment

Selling Taxonomies to organisations, Thursday July 3 2014

Blog for NetIKX  July 3rd 2014  Whatever happened to Margate? The NetIKX meeting this month was highly popular.  I thought a session on Taxonomy might be considered dull, but I guess the hook was in the title: ‘making the business case for taxonomy’.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Developing and exploiting information and knowledge, Ensuring business value and cost effectiveness, Harnessing the web for information and knowledge exchange, Managing information and knowledge | Tagged | Leave a comment

Information on the Move Seminar Tuesday May 13th Part 2

Max Whitby of Touch Press http//www.touchpress.com came to talk to @30 people attending the NetIKX seminar at the British Dental Association in Wimpole Street, following on from David Nicholas (see related blog Part 1). Max’s company specialises in creating apps … Continue reading

Posted in Developing and exploiting information and knowledge, Ensuring business value and cost effectiveness, Harnessing the web for information and knowledge exchange, Managing information and knowledge | 1 Comment

Information on the Move – Seminar held on Tuesday May 13th 2014 – Part 1

David Nicholas came to talk to a group of @30 NetIKX members at the h.q. of the British Dental Association in Wimpole Street. David runs CIBER a pan-European research outfit : http//ciber-research.eu He spoke about ‘The second digital transition’ which means … Continue reading

Posted in Developing and exploiting information and knowledge, Harnessing the web for information and knowledge exchange, Managing information and knowledge | Leave a comment

Event report: From data and information to knowledge: the Web of tomorrow – a talk by Dr Serge Abiteboul

Some notes taken at the Milner Award Lecture by Dr Serge Abiteboul for the Royal Society on 12th November, From data and information to knowledge: the Web of tomorrow. Dr Abiteboul was awarded the 2013 Milner Award, given annually for outstanding achievement … Continue reading

Posted in Developing and exploiting information and knowledge, Harnessing the web for information and knowledge exchange | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Digital native or digital immigrant – does it matter?

Karen Blakeman and Graham Coult, 28 January 2013 #NetIKX59 The first seminar of NetIKX’s new 2013-2015 programme looked at the issues we all face in a technology-driven world.  It combined two of our key themes: harnessing the web for information … Continue reading

Posted in Developing and exploiting information and knowledge, Harnessing the web for information and knowledge exchange | Tagged | 1 Comment