DCC blog

Author: Marieke Guy

Ex-staff (former Institutional Support Officer)

Data and the Web Manager

At this year’s Institutional Web Management Workshop data emerged as one of the surprising key themes. Although Web managers are familiar with data (for example in the form of analytics and log data) the three days showed that there is stll much more they could be doing with it. 

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DCC London Roadshow

The DCC London Roadshow was held at Imperial College last week. On day 1 best practice was shared through a series of local case studies. These included introductions to the ROHRD project,  the DMP-SS project, Research360@Bath, the Research Data @ Essex project and the DCC institutional engagement with UEL.

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Big Data, Big Deal?

The provocatively titled Eduserv symposium 2012: Big Data, Big Deal? provided a forum for IT professionals, and anyone responsible for managing research data or planning to work with big data in Higher Education, to discuss the meaning of big data and the challenges it presents. Speakers from both the commercial and academic world came together to reflect on big data trends and the implications for research, learning, and operations in HE.

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