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18 Jul, 2019

Preserving data from retired systems; the 7900T example

Emma Davenport

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

Becks Hicks

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

Emma Davenport

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

Becks Hicks

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?

Becks Hicks

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?

Becks Hicks

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….