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12 Dec, 2018

I’ve got a Scientific Data Management System – isn’t that enough to manage my End of Life systems?

Emma Davenport

What do we mean by End of Life systems and what are the challenges? End of life systems (also known as application retirement) has been a common…

10 Dec, 2018

6 gifts for long term data at Christmas – Tips to get you ahead next year

Becks Hicks

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Lots of festivities and merriment to be enjoyed with your nearest and dearest. What’s not to love? The holiday…

28 Nov, 2018

5 very real benefits of safeguarding your research data management

Emma Davenport

Protecting research data through data archiving and safeguarded storage is important for ensuring that research is accessible, reusable and preserved into the long-term. Archiving and storage is…

19 Oct, 2018

How safe are your historical collections and the future of scientific research that depends on them?

Paula Keogh

A new study released last month has reinforced the long-held understanding by curators and archivists that museum and other historical collections are vital to the future of…

21 Sep, 2018

Challenges with metadata – simplifying complexity for Life Sciences data

Daniel Hickmore

Challenges with metadata In my previous blog of the series, we explored what metadata is and how it is used to add context to unstructured data or…

17 Sep, 2018

What is metadata anyway? Why is it important to the Life Sciences Sector?

Daniel Hickmore

What is metadata? Metadata is defined as a set of data that describes and gives information about other data. Without metadata, you have no view of what…