At the recent DigitalPath 2016 conference Dave Gibbs from Severn Pathology (part of North Bristol NHS Trust) delivered a case study presentation on how he came to select and deploy an Arkivum […]
The digitisation of pathology practices that involve, in some shape or form, creating and using images, is revolutionising how pathologists work. This is in part due to the fact that […]
This article originally appeared in Business Cloud News, Information Age and ITProPortal.
Organisations operating in today’s highly competitive and lightning-speed world are constantly looking for new ways to deliver services to customers at […]
This article originally appeared in Information Age.
Data volumes are exploding. More data has been created in the past two years than in the entire previous history of the human race.
By the year […]
Many pathology labs in the NHS are moving to digital processes that typically revolve around those that involve imaging of some sort (whole slide imaging for example) but could also […]
This article originally appeared in Digital Health Age and Health Business.
The healthcare industry has changed and re-formed more in recent years than ever before. In the face of significantly reduced budgets, this […]
The recent focus around wearables at CES, the largest annual consumer tech exhibition, pricked my attention yet again. There can be no doubt that wearables are more than just a […]
It’s not often that we write an article where the pricing of our service is the central theme. This article is essentially about the positive impact our pricing methodology has […]
Imagine this scenario: you are an unusually good citizen and you believe that the long-term security and availability of your data is important. It’s the contents of your PC. Nothing […]
Arkivum provides secure long-term and large-scale data storage services to organisations of all sizes across industry sectors such as healthcare, higher education, life sciences and memory institutions. As you can […]
What is digital preservation and how do you get started? And more fundamentally, what is it you need to have in place to be able to say that you’ve ‘got started’?
Keeping things simple, as simple as possible, is part of our vernacular. We talk about KISS and (sometimes) use Occam’s razor. Einstein said “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but […]
I recently read a great article in Bioscience Technology that acknowledges how new technologies are generating significant amounts of data in the healthcare and life sciences sectors and that this […]
Using ‘computers’ these days (here in the ‘future’ of 2015 – the future if you were living in Back To The Future) is so commonplace that we no longer even call […]
It’s often believed that data archiving is relatively straightforward. After all, “all you’re doing is storing several copies of each data file and keeping the copies for as long as […]
Data archiving is often discussed through the lens of high-profile use cases. Whether you’re archiving to benefit from the future use of research data; preventing a so-called digital Dark Age; securing the […]
Until the digital age recently came along, archive storage media were relatively straightforward. We humans wrote on stuff like paper, bark, leaves, stone, walls, tablets (no, not that sort) of […]
Losing data is never a good thing, but losing data forever, for a business is, well, unthinkable. It has however been reported that lightning struck one of Google’s data centres four […]
A few weeks ago, we wrote a post addressing Google’s investment in the life sciences. Bill Maris, the president and managing partner of Google’s investment arm (Google Venture), was the […]
It’s an exciting time to be part of the life sciences industry in Britain. And it’s mainly because the government has recently taken a much more proactive approach to growing […]
If you’ve ever worked in higher education—whether as a professor or administrator – then you know one of the most important keystrokes you’ve mastered on your computer is Ctrl+S (or […]
Mention the name “Lightning” Lee Murray at your local pub and someone is bound to know who he is. The infamous Murray was the mastermind behind the 2006 Securitas Depot […]
If you are thinking about archiving your data with a third-party vendor, there are many things to consider before making your final choice—the most important being data integrity. During your […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]