Catastrophic data loss (that digital dark age thing again)

By |May 28th, 2015|

When comparing life in the 21st century to the ancient world, you may be hard-pressed to find many similarities. But if you look more closely, there are parallels to […]

Calling all Universities: Be a trusted data resource for your alumni

By |May 28th, 2015|

As May comes to an end, members of the Class of 2015 are donning their caps and gowns for graduation and preparing to take their first steps into the […]

Arkivum Launches New Public and Private Cloud Digital Data Storage Solutions

By |May 26th, 2015|

Chippenham, Wiltshire – 26th May, 2015 – Arkivum, the provider of ultra-safe and secure, long-term, large-scale, digital data storage and archive services, announces the availability of two new digital data cloud […]

How archiving can reduce data protection costs

By |May 22nd, 2015|

Over the last 50 years we have seen waves of technology booms which have dramatically shaped the world we live in. Because of this, almost everything we do today is […]

Google and the life sciences investment domino effect

By |May 19th, 2015|

Bill Maris may be the most important man the life sciences have ever known. No, Maris isn’t a scientist, nor is he an expert in the field, but what he […]

File-format preservation, data archiving, and the Vatican

By |May 14th, 2015|

It’s extremely encouraging to see that the Vatican has devised a long-term strategy for preserving what is clearly a collection of very valuable assets. The move from physical to digital […]

Does the UK need a Chief Data Officer?

By |May 12th, 2015|

Since the turn of the millennium, data has slowly become a more frequent talking point for businesses, researchers, schools and government (and many more besides). While not the hot button […]

Why care.data needs long-term data storage expertise

By |May 11th, 2015|

The NHS has long been regarded as a front runner of public health throughout the world. However, despite its strides to achieve universal healthcare and the influence it has had […]

NGS data archiving: authenticity and availability

By |May 7th, 2015|

Ever since scientists were able to successfully map the human genome, the life sciences field has rapidly grown and continues to do so. Through DNA sequencing, we have been able […]

Life sciences, computer programmers and Figshare

By |May 5th, 2015|

Have you ever tried your hand at website programming? While the computer science discipline has become ever more popular with the ongoing .com boom and evolving web technologies, at its […]