What Client Must Look for While Choosing a Virtual Repository

Adaptive Path

That is how, virtual repositories eliminated the requirement to finish the whole transaction merely throughout face-to-face negotiations. Audit reports generated on a regular basis help to follow the activity in the virtual repository. Various search and upload instruments also simplify and accelerate the project execution via the repository. Storage and exchange of the confidential data on the Internet are becoming an indispensable demand of the modern business realm.

Internet Time Blog » Living the Cluetrain Manifesto

Jay Cross

Be that person

Euen Semple

It occurred to me yet again recently how almost all successful attempts that I have seen to shift intranets from being passive content repositories to active places where work really gets done, and great conversations take place, have been down to one person.

What will universities monetize in the future?

George Siemens

If I was tasked with designing a course from scratch, I would start by searching repositories, rather than creating any new content. Universities do more than teach. Research is one of the most important activities of higher education.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments.

The Identity Challenge: On the Internet, Nobody Knows You're a Dog

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The basic premise underlying OPAL is that instead of gathering raw data into a central location for processing, raw data must always remain in its permanent repository under the control of the repository owners.

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A Framework for the Safe Management of Digital Identities and Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Instead of gathering raw data into a central location for processing, the algorithms or queries should be sent to the repositories and be processed there. Raw data must always remain in its permanent repository under the control of the repository owners.

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The Power of Reflection in an Ever-Changing World

Charles Jennings

Initially started as a weekly email for new hires, the program is now firm-wide and provides a key repository of reflective stories and experiences. (I wrote the original piece this article is based on for Training Industry Quarterly in Winter, 2012.

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A Few Words on ePortfolios

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

An e-portfolio is a collection of digital materials uploaded by a student to an e-portfolio repository; the repository owners can then make this material available publicly to prospective employers or clients, as requested by the student.



Online learning object repository. Online Content Repository (Courses). ?. ?. Online Learning Object Repository. ?. LMS vs. LCMS: What is the difference and why does it matter? LMS vs. LCMS?

Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services… But it Will Take Significant Time and Investment

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

Most people get it. Classes, courses and curricula – structured learning events – don’t provide all the tools in the toolkit. They’re bit-players in a much larger world of organisational learning and performance.



It is both a central Learning Object Repository (LOR) and Tin Can-compliant Learning Record Store (LRS). Online Content Repository (Courses). ?. ?. Online Learning Object Repository. . ?.

Susan Hildreth on libraries in the digital age

David Weinberger

She is quite frank about the future of libraries as works gets digitized, suggesting that physical copies of books might be archived in regional offsite repositories. At the Library Innovation Lab blog, there’s a podcast interview I did a couple of weeks ago with Susan Hildreth , director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services , a federal agency that supports libraries and museums.

Advice for the UNESCO OER Mapping Project

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

If course, this discussion is centered around OER *repositories* and not only the resources themselves. Consequently, mappings will need to describe repository properties. I am thinking at this point that the OER initiative should be drawing from the experiences of OER repositories and repository indices that already exist. Email written as advice to the UNESCO OER mapping initiative.

GitHub launches service for open government

Ross Dawson

The Bundes-Git service is a version control repository of German laws, and all Dutch laws are now on GitHub. Future of government seems to be the topic of the moment.

Photos you can use

Harold Jarche

A friend asked about online repositories of photos that can be used for academic presentations and I mentioned several sources. Online photo repositories (check usage rights for each): Free images for your inspiration, reference and use in your creative work, be it commercial or not! I realized after sending the list that many others may not know about the wealth of resources available, especially for teaching and learning.

A Framework for the Safe Management of Digital Identities and Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Instead of gathering raw data into a central location for processing, the algorithms or queries should be sent to the repositories and be processed there. Raw data must always remain in its permanent repository under the control of the repository owners. Data repositories must obtain explicit consent from the subjects whose data they hold for the execution of an algorithm against their data; the vetted algorithms should be made available and understandable to subjects.

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The Hidden Dimension of the Learning Pyramid

John Hagel

They connect with other cells through surfing competitions, online video repositories and online communities of interest. My learning pyramid has been challenged!

GivingTuesday India Kicks Off the Global Giving Season

Beth Kanter

GivingTuesday India is powered by GuideStar India, India’s most reliable NGO information repository with over 8700 NGOs. Source: GivingTuesday India. In the US, GivingTuesday is after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday and marks the start of the year-end giving.

What is a Learning Content Management System (LCMS)?


Large companies with brand guidelines, regulations, or any sort of compliance issues can’t function without a central content repository. There’s a lot of confusion surrounding Learning Content Management Systems.

Second Waves

Doc Searls

Why not point to the code repositories and say, “Have at it&# ? Here’s a theory: others can make better things with Google Wave’s parts than Google made with Wave itself, the death of which Google announced today.

Open Education Resources bill in Brazil

David Weinberger

It also deals with repositories for such OERs. Carolina Rossini passes along the following: Today, the Sao Paulo State Legislature Representative, Mr. Simao Pedro, assisted by his team, specially Lucia F. Pinto, and the OER-Brazil Project, has introduced an OER bill to regulate the educational resources developed directly and indirectly (contracts for products or services or public purchases) by that state, and determine that an open license should be applied (CC-BY-NC-SA).

Defibrillating Knowledge Management

Martijn Linssen

Efforts to improve an organization’s KM were thus focused on repositories, with entreaties to “share your knowledge.”

[misc] StackLife goes live – visually browse millions of books

David Weinberger

books and other items in the Harvard Library systems 73 libraries and off-campus repository. I’m very proud to announce that the Harvard Library Innovation Lab (which I co-direct) has launched what we think is a useful and appealing way to browse books at scale. This is timed to coincide with the launch today of the Digital Public Library of America. Congrats, DPLA!!!).

Can the web be taught?

Euen Semple

They may use Facebook at home and share their documents in a "knowledge repository" at work but have little experience or understanding of the transformative power of the tool that is literally at their finger tips. Following on from my two previous posts on whether the web makes things better, and the great comments on them, I now find myself wondering about the degree to which the web can be taught.

Personalization for Knowledge Workers


The objective is to help the employee cut through the corporate knowledge repository and match the content with the unique needs of each employee. It engenders a “living” repository where problems are fixed as soon as they are identified, and gaps filled as they become apparent.

Social snake oil

Harold Jarche

The practitioners I talked to about PPI [Personal Productivity Improvement] said they would love to participate in PPI coaching, provided it was focused on the content on their own desktops and hard drives, and not the stuff in the central repositories.

Assessing online assessments

Clark Quinn

I recall hearing of, but haven’t yet seen, a seriously threatening repository of such. Yes, there are learning object repositories, but they’re not yet populated with a rich suite of contextualized practice. Good formal learning consists of an engaging introductions, rich presentation of concepts, annotated examples, and meaningful practice, all aligned on cognitive skills.

knowledge-sharing paradox redux

Harold Jarche

The practitioners I talked to about PPI [personal productivity improvement] said they would love to participate in PPI coaching, provided it was focused on the content on their own desktops and hard drives, and not the stuff in the central repositories.” Knowledge-sharing in the Enterprise.

Single-Source Workshop with Bryan Chapman and Xyleme Recap


This original content, or “instance,” is stored in a central repository, where users on any device can access it and create new versions and new material based off of the original.

working smarter case study

Harold Jarche

Established an Online Resource Repository (Decision Support Tools, Case Studies, Tools, Job Aids, & additional information sources).

Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently participated in a Treasury Identity Forum organized by the US Treasury Department in Washington, DC.

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LibraryLab funded project librapalooza

David Weinberger

Makes it easy to create slideshows out of images from image repositories. It initially is using the VIA repository. This tool eases the process of adding open access material to open access repositories, including Harvard DASH. This is an issue because not all repositories have the same APIs or metadata definitions. Skip Kendall and Andrea Goethals: Zone 1 Rescue Repository: 1. Content can be exported into other repositories.

David Weinberger - Untitled Article

David Weinberger

The second and third together has resulted in an enormous and public repository of questions, answers, examples, and explanations. Search engines are so damn good that we can find our way through that gigantic, unplanned repository. Remember what it was like to be dumb? No, kids, you probably don’t. I used to be a terrible, horrible, miserable hobbyist programmer. I enjoyed it a great deal, but land-o-lakes was I dumb!

Social Learning Examples

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

We talked about building a repository of web 2.0 At DevLearn, many people lamented the difficulty of explaining the benefits of social media to their managers and peers. learning applications. It turns out that my pal Jane Hart has already done it for us!

Dean Krafft on the Linked Data for Libraries project

David Weinberger

There’s a startup cost, but as you share more data repositories and types, the costs/effort goes up linearly, not at the steeper rate of traditional approaches. Fundamental assumption: No single system can provide the full range of repository-based solutions for a given institution’s needs, yet sustainable solutions do require a common repository. A: It’s a Ruby Gem that serves as an interface for Hydra into a Fedora repository.

enough training

Harold Jarche

Allison Rossett states that “ … performance support is a repository for information, processes, and perspectives that inform and guide planning and action. In a recent CBC News story, a railway conductor lost her job following a derailment.

Minds and Machines

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

AlphaGo was given access to 30 million board positions from an online repository of games, and was essentially told “Use this to figure out how to win” by detecting subtle patterns between actions and outcomes.

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The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For the past several years, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has published an annual list of the Top Ten Emerging Technologies that would likely have the greatest impact on the world in the years to come. A few weeks ago, the WEF published its 2016 Top Ten list.

Digital Identity - the Key to Privacy and Security in the Digital World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

From time immemorial, our identity systems have been based on face-to-face interactions and on physical documents and processes. But, the transition to a digital economy requires radically different identity systems.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Technology supporting open archives, called OAI, to create lists of academic journal articles in repositories for retrieval and distribution. This initiative designed and built software to support a pan-Canadian network of learning object repositories and to develop a Canadian version of LOM called CanCore. In addition, an alternative content syndication framework, called Distributed Learning Object Repository Network (DLORN) was developed.

Identifying the Internet

David Weinberger

Very much as vocalizations evolved into a universal human communications framework, or ink on paper evolved into a universal repository for human knowledge. I’ve signed onto a filing to the FCC that encourages it to continue to distinguish the Internet from the special services carriers want to offer. The Internet is only the Internet if it is open and does not prefer some applications, sites, or content. David Reed brilliantly articulates his reasons for signing.