This fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling Chief Data Officer's Playbook offers new insights into the role of the CDO and the data environment. Written by two of the world's leading experts in data driven transformation, it addresses the changes that have taken place in 'data', in the role of the 'CDO', and the expectations and ambitions of organisations. Most importantly, it will place the role of the CDO into the context of a c-suite player for organisations that wish to recover quickly and with long-term stability from the current global economic downturn.
'Does this collection of explanations, ideas and experiences meet the purpose of the book, and potentially satisfy the needs of its readers? Yes. There is a balance of background, basic information, explanation of applications (often with diagrams), and acknowledgement that the topic is still developing. It is not a work for the IT specialist, but for anyone in an information organisation.'
The growing importance of data science, and the increasing role of information professionals in the management and use of data, are brought together in Practical Data Science for Information Professionals to provide a practical introduction specifically designed for information professionals.
This title looks at the Internet, intranet and information management across sectors, and emphasizes the important role that LIS professionals should play in website management. Its focus is more on the non- technical issues such as planning and establishing a website, and identifying appropriate information to appear on it.
First applied to internet gateways such as Yahoo, the concept of the "portal" has evolved in a number of directions. How can information services best take advantage of internet portals to improve access to resources? This collection seeks answers to such questions, providing an overview of how portals are being used.
From their beginnings in 1995, the Libraries Without Walls conferences have mapped a major change in the practice of librarianship. This collection is drawn from the seventh Libraries Without Walls Conference, held in 2007.
Offers an introduction to web accessibility and usability for information professionals, offering advice on the concerns relevant to library and information organizations. This book can be used as a resource for developing staff training and awareness activities. It will also be of value to website managers involved in web design and development.
The advantage of radio frequency identification (RFID) over other technologies used in libraries is usually seen to be its ability to combine the functions of the barcode and the security tag, but with the added advantage of not needing line of sight. This book considers the benefits of installing RFID technology; and work with vendors.
Celebrates and acknowledges the contribution Professor Peter Brophy has made over a career spanning 37 years to the field of library and information studies. Reflecting on his work, this title offers strategies for the future direction of library and information services in the virtual era.
This edited collection examines the changing roles of the librarian and how working within a rich digital environment has impacted on the ability of professionals to develop the appropriate 'know how', skills, knowledge and behaviours required in order to operate effectively.
Are we at a turning point in digital information? The expansion of the internet is unprecedented. Will information science become part of computer science and does rise of the term informatics demonstrate convergence of information science and information technology - a convergence that must surely develop? This work reflects on such issues.
Interest in m-library services has grown in years, as libraries are recognizing the potential of ubiquitous and sophisticated mobile devices. Building on the M-Libraries: libraries on the move to provide virtual access, this book brings together research and case studies on the development and delivery of library services.
In today's hectic and challenging world of website management, it is increasingly important for cultural heritage institutions to make the most out of their presence online. This book provides a complete guide for any institution looking to build or maintain a cultural heritage web presence. It also includes examples and case studies.
Brings together some of the foremost international cataloguing practitioners and thought leaders, including Lorcan Dempsey, Emmanuelle Bermès, Marshall Breeding and Karen Calhoun, to provide an overview of the current state of the art of the library catalogue and look ahead to see what the library catalogue might become.
Online video and imaging software gives you the opportunity to communicate with your library users 24/7 - but getting started can be intimidating. This book has the building blocks you need to effectively, affordably, and easily create and broadcast high-quality webcasts to your library users, staff and the social networking sites beyond.