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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
InputInput
?? OutputOutput
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 Flic...
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 Fr...
Conclusions
Open Source works in a
professional geospatial
environment
Examine your current
software and work-flows
What i...
Thank You!
This work is licenced under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales
License. To vi...
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  1. 1. It’s All One Big Opportunity Jo Cook Senior Applications Development Oxford Archaeology/OA Digital
  2. 2. The study of past societies through their human remains Photo by Individuo Flickr Creative Commons
  3. 3. A few representations in the popular press
  4. 4. Archaeology in real life Photo © Oxford Archaeology Unit
  5. 5. Archiving Data In Perpetuity: The paper approach Photo Dolescum Flickr Creative Commons
  6. 6. Archiving Data In Perpetuity: Much harder with digital data Photo David Glover Flickr Creative Commons
  7. 7. InputInput ?? OutputOutput If the process is software-dependent, it's not fully reproducible at an unspecified future point
  8. 8. Survey on site
  9. 9. The search for a digital on site recording device
  10. 10. Our planned approach for site use
  11. 11. Back in the office
  12. 12. To publication (and beyond...)
  13. 13. People fear change and having to re-learn skills Software <> Data! Differing Expectations Challenges... Photo SarahGB Flickr Creative Commons
  14. 14. No Good Open Source CAD Challenges... Dead Ends Rough Edges Photo *n3wjack's world in pixels Flickr Creative Commons
  15. 15. Photo DonnaGrayson Flickr Creative Commons But remember that...
  16. 16. Photo TheTruthAbout... Flickr Creative Commons Opportunities... Better Staff Engagement Consultancy Greater Control and Freedom Cost Savings
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. 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 j.cook@thehumanjourney.net +44 (0)1524 880212
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