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Do you believe in the common superstition that bad things happen in threes? It’s possible that some people in Tulane University’s library system started feeling that way this summer, when two water-related disasters occurred within a few months of each other, while the University is…

SharePoint 2013 can deliver a great deal of information-sharing value with its flexible, robust features. Microsoft continues to update and enhance this venerable platform, adding managed metadata features and other improvements for records management, eDiscovery, social collaboration and mobile access. Since the company’s acquisition of…

Preservation of moving image and still photography content is a vital issue for the entertainment industry. A great deal of valuable content – stories essentially, either made-up or documenting actual happenings – exists today on paper, film and other physical and analog formats. These studio…

The 2013 AMIA (Association of Moving Image Archivists) Conference was another successful event, held appropriately in historical Richmond, Virginia. LAC Group was proud to be a Silver Sponsor, and it was a great opportunity for some of our people to get the latest on archiving…

One of the primary obstacles executives, archivists, and information professionals may face in the digitization of their physical assets is the cost. Traditionally, companies have used the supply and demand of physical properties from existing clients as a separate recurring revenue stream that directly affects…

Over the past few weeks, I've talked about how metadata is the “data about our data and/or data containers” and tagging that data is critical for the proper document imaging and archival of our intellectual properties. Without dynamic or “smart” data tags, our document images…

In order to fully realize the monetary value of your digitized assets, and essentially find and maximize your opportunities in the online marketplace, the customer viewpoint holds the key. With countless large scale digitization projects underway, we no longer want open access to everything, we…

The real value of having data is in its use. Through the digitization process, businesses of all industries are increasing their assets by transforming their data into monetized data, or “data with value”. The value of that data is assigned by the tangible extension of…

Monetization, by definition, is the process of converting properties into a commodity; something useful with monetary value. In the world of digitization, monetizing assets means monetizing data; turning properties, both physical and digital into valuable commodities, not only reducing existing expenses, but creating new revenue…

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