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The Information Model to End All Information Models

December 8th, 2006 · 4 Comments · ICA-AtoM, System Architecture, System Requirements

I am now beginning work on the second alpha iteration of the open-source ICA-AtoM software application. I am working on a considerable upgrade to the underlying object and database model which supports the application. As the application matures and evolves it will be relatively easy to make changes and updates to the application modules and [...]

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Does my Digital Archives need a Digital Repository System?

November 27th, 2006 · 5 Comments · Digital Preservation, System Architecture, System Requirements

I have had this discussions with colleagues several times over the past couple of years. Somebody is getting ready to prototype a digital archives at their archival institution and the first question they ask is, “which open-source repository system should I use? Dspace? Fedora? Greenstone? Eprints? ” However, as a system analyst, I believe “what [...]

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Archiving for CMS presentation at OSCMS Summit

February 7th, 2006 · Comments Off · System Architecture, System Requirements, Web 2.0

Today I gave a presentation on archiving for CMS at the Open Source Content Management Systems shindig (OSCMS Summit) here in (currently sunny) Vancouver. This is a PDF copy of my presentation slides: OSCMS Summit: Archiving Presentation (54kb)

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System Requirements for Archives Access Systems (v.1)

November 4th, 2005 · Comments Off · Archives Access Systems, System Requirements

In order to study existing Archives Access Systems and to develop prototypes that incorporate Web 2.0 features, I will need to develop a core set of generic system requirements that describes what an Archives Access System must be able to do.

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System Requirements

November 4th, 2005 · Comments Off · System Requirements, Terms & Definitions

System requirements state what a system’s behaviours, properties, characteristics and features are in as unambiguous a way possible. The purpose of system requirement specifications is to accurately capture the requirements of the system’s owners, users and stakeholders.

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