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Live From Las Vegas, It’s Blog World

BlogWorld (posted by Barry Graubart)
More than 4,000 bloggers have converged on Las Vegas this weekend for the second annual Blog World Expo. Blog World features roughly 200 speakers speaking […]

By |September 20th, 2008|Alacra, Business & Finance, Events and Conferences, Posts|

End of an Era

Lou celi It’s no secret at the information industry is an incestuous business.  It’s not uncommon for people to hop to and from Bloomberg and Thomson, Factiva and LexisNexis, D&B and […]

By |September 2nd, 2008|Events and Conferences, Posts|

Anxiety in the Library

The folks at Freepint / VIP asked a bunch of people to write a short piece on the 2008 SLA Conference in Seattle.  Here’s mine:

By |July 3rd, 2008|Events and Conferences, Posts|

SLA Seattle Recap

Logo-cafe-juanita-btm Where to start?  This was Alacra's 11th SLA Conference so now we've done the cycle – the venue was Seattle in 1997 as well.  In 1997 it was tough to get a decent internet connection in the exhibit hall and Starbucks […]

By |June 19th, 2008|Events and Conferences, Posts|

Packing Up For SLA in Seattle

SLALogo04-colorJPG The only time I have ever been to Seattle was for the Special Libraries Annual Conference many (10?) years ago.  Despite the long flight I’m looking forward to going back for this year’s edition.  The SLA has lined up two excellent […]

By |June 13th, 2008|Events and Conferences, Posts|

Alacra Book Awarded SIIA CODiE Award

CODiEs Alacra Book has been awarded a 2008 CODiE award in the category Best Solution Integrating Content into Workflow.

The CODiEs are a peer award; winners […]

By |May 21st, 2008|Alacra, Events and Conferences, Posts|

2008 BSeC Rant

"The people working to crush the existing publishing models are working much harder than the people trying to maintain the existing publishing models." Stephen Arnold

It never ceases to amaze me how two people can be in the same room and hear entirely different things. Ace analyst and friend John […]

Alacra Book Named SIIA CODiE Award Finalist

Alacralogomed Alacra Book has been named 2008 SIIA CODiE award finalist.

The annual CODiE awards recognize leading products across three groups: Content, Technology and Education. Nominated products are reviewed by an SIIA-appointed […]

By |March 28th, 2008|Alacra, Events and Conferences, Information Industry, Posts|

FIMA Last Week – Reference Data Utility Discussion

Fima_08_logo_sean Reference data management, which is critical to every financial institution, is not an exciting subject.  The rewards for getting it right are small while the consequences for getting it wrong – settlement […]

By |March 18th, 2008|AML and Compliance, Events and Conferences, Information Industry, Posts|

FIMA This Week

Fimausa2008 Alacra will be attending and exhibiting at this weeks Financial Information Management Association conference at the Metropolitan Pavilion.  This conference attracts an impressive line up of the most talented and critical people in […]

By |March 10th, 2008|Events and Conferences, Posts|