Big Data and the Three Little W’s

Big data—extremely large sets of structured, unstructured, and semi-structured data—are all the rage right now. If only organizations could better manage the volume and velocity of big data and turn […] Read More »

‘He or She Who Learns, Leads’

Ready to fail at your job, embarrass yourself in front of your manager, and show that you aren’t ready to take that next step in your career? Erika Andersen thinks […] Read More »

Providing Decision-Ready Information: Getting to ‘Why’

Conventional wisdom holds that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. The line between raw data and decision-ready information, on the other hand, is neither straight nor […] Read More »

Thinking with Your Whole Brain

Are you left brain, right brain, or whole brain? Yes, there is such a thing as “whole brain,” at least according to Donald Marinelli, co-founder of the Entertainment Technology Center […] Read More »

What Happens in Vegas Becomes a Poster Session

How is a Las Vegas casino like a national park, and what can a park ranger teach a college student about business information literacy skills? These questions may seem like […] Read More »

Burke is New SLA Executive Director

Amy Lestition Burke, MA, CAE, an experienced association and nonprofit management executive with particular expertise in the areas of membership recruitment and retention, has been named SLA’s new executive director. […] Read More »

Information Security Doesn’t Have to Be Intimidating

Do you know what an 0day is? How about 2FA? Worried about getting pwned? With words like breaches, hacks, and ransomware popping up more frequently in the news, worries about […] Read More »

Helfer, Sarmiento Head Slate of 2017 Board Candidates

Doris Small Helfer and Roberto Sarmiento, both running for SLA president-elect, top the list of 10 candidates vying for the five open positions on the 2017 SLA Board of Directors. […] Read More »

Newton’s First Law of Librarians

Information doesn’t sit still, so why should librarians? And once a librarian is in motion, should she stay in motion? That’s the question Joy Painter and her fellow librarians at […] Read More »

Be Your Own Boss—Even if You Report to Someone Else

Does the word “entrepreneur” ever enter your mind when you reflect upon what you do professionally? In a world where organizations often have a hard time identifying, clarifying, or even […] Read More »

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