18 Jul, 2019
Preserving data from retired systems; the 7900T example
Preserving data from retired systems Organisations within the life sciences sector are fast becoming big data enterprises; the need to innovate on modern drug discovery and research…
10 Jul, 2019
What ancient bat rituals taught me about data preservation in the digital age
I think bats are beautiful creatures. So my eye was immediately drawn to an article on the stunning Mafra Palace Library in Portugal stating “At night, bats…
24 Jun, 2019
Why digital preservation isn’t just a backup
What is digital preservation? In order to explore why digital preservation is not just a backup, we first must explore what digital preservation is. To seasoned professionals,…
24 Jun, 2019
Digital Preservation 101: From heraldry to haemoglobin – all data needs preserving
What is digital preservation? Digital preservation is about ensuring future access to digital files and assets, regardless of if they are born-digital or digitised versions of physical…
29 May, 2019
Life sciences laboratories are rapidly becoming data enterprises – Are your departments reaching their full potential?
Growing amounts of data and data types make it increasingly difficult for laboratory managers to consolidate their data sources; removing silos and creating a single source of…
28 May, 2019
The Goldilocks effect – how much Open Source is just right?
There are a broad range of views on this topic about how much Open Source Software (OSS) is the right amount to include in your IT solution….