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AGI 2010: It's all one big opportunity



Things learnt transitioning to open source software during a financial downturn

Things learnt transitioning to open source software during a financial downturn



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    AGI 2010: It's all one big opportunity AGI 2010: It's all one big opportunity Presentation Transcript

    • It’s All One Big Opportunity Jo Cook Senior Applications Development Oxford Archaeology/OA Digital
    • The study of past societies through their human remains Photo by Individuo Flickr Creative Commons
    • A few representations in the popular press
    • Archaeology in real life Photo © Oxford Archaeology Unit
    • Archiving Data In Perpetuity: The paper approach Photo Dolescum Flickr Creative Commons
    • Archiving Data In Perpetuity: Much harder with digital data Photo David Glover Flickr Creative Commons
    • Input ? Output If the process is software-dependent, it's not fully reproducible at an unspecified future point
    • Survey on site
    • The search for a digital on site recording device
    • Our planned approach for site use
    • Back in the office
    • To publication (and beyond...)
    • People fear change and having to re-learn skills Software <> Data! Differing Expectations Challenges... Photo SarahGB Flickr Creative Commons
    • No Good Open Source CAD Challenges... Dead Ends Rough Edges Photo *n3wjack's world in pixels Flickr Creative Commons
    • Photo DonnaGrayson Flickr Creative Commons But remember that...
    • Photo TheTruthAbout... Flickr Creative Commons Opportunities... Better Staff Engagement Consultancy Greater Control and Freedom Cost Savings
    • Conclusions Open Source works in a professional geospatial environment Examine your current software and work-flows What is the true cost of not investigating alternatives? Photo timothygareth Flickr Creative Commons
    • Thank You! This work is licenced under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/uk/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California 94105, USA. Joanne Cook Senior IT Support and Development Officer Oxford Archaeology/OA Digital [email_address] +44 (0)1524 880212