Open standards and open source mean open for business cms expo session mc-kinnon may 2012

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Session delivered at CMSExpo May 2012 by Cheryl McKinnon. Session outlines the Web's 3 O's - open standards, open source and open data and their importance in the content management sector

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Open standards and open source mean open for business cms expo session mc-kinnon may 2012

  1. 1. Open Standards, Open Source, Open for Business Cheryl McKinnon @CherylMcKinnon www.aiim.orgSunday, May 13, 2012
  2. 2. Great Shoes... This is my friend Arlene We worry about the same things2Sunday, May 13, 2012
  3. 3. ...Awesome Pants This is Fred Wildon Fickett... He has splendid pants Courtesy of: ConsortiumLibrary.org3Sunday, May 13, 2012
  4. 4. Electronic Ephemera or Historians Delight? • We are transitioning from the era of “Systems of Record” to that of “Systems of Engagement” • Most content on the web today is intended for short term engagement • Communication not designed for easy capture or preservation • But... my friends “awesome shoes” are the next centurys “splendid4 pants”Sunday, May 13, 2012
  5. 5. 5Sunday, May 13, 2012
  6. 6. Agenda • The Webs 3 Os – Open Standards – Open Source – Open Data • How do we connect the dots in a better way?6Sunday, May 13, 2012
  7. 7. Open Standards are Essential to Content Management7Sunday, May 13, 2012
  8. 8. Open Standards – Why? • Metadata • Portability and Interoperability • Preservation8Sunday, May 13, 2012
  9. 9. The Real Why? • I Cant Read My Masters Thesis Anymore9Sunday, May 13, 2012
  10. 10. Open Standards – Metadata • Build common ground applications • Cross-application findability • Be part of bigger web initiatives to connect data and content – Linked Data Initiative – Machine readable connections among entities, URLs – Enrich data by using other sources about same thing10Sunday, May 13, 2012
  11. 11. Open Standards – Metadata • Dublin Core – Initiated by academic, museum and archive institutions, wide adoption in content management systems – Core elements of metadata • XML – W3C, Human Readable • Vertical-Specific – OASIS – LegalXML for electronic filing – EDRM.net for information exchange across eDiscovery platforms11Sunday, May 13, 2012
  12. 12. Open Standards – Metadata • Schema.org – Consortium led by Google, Microsoft, Yahoo – Standard web schemas designed to improve search and findability – Shared markup vocabulary12Sunday, May 13, 2012
  13. 13. Open Standards – Interoperability • CMIS (started 2006, ratified 1.0 in 2010) – OASIS managed, interoperability across document-centric content management systems • WEMI (new project) – OASIS managed, interoperability across web- centric content management systems – 35 charter members • OpenSocial – An Open API more than a “standard” – Google initiated, frameworks under Apache – For social networking, portal and collaboration systems13Sunday, May 13, 2012
  14. 14. Open Standards – Interoperability • Harvest from Content Silos, Dont Smash Them • Find common ground across repositories and applications • Use Cases for – Repository to Repository – Federated Repositories – Application to Repositories14Sunday, May 13, 2012
  15. 15. Open Standards – Preservation • Still much work to be done... – Document-centric content ODF (OASIS) and PDF/A (ISO) – Images/graphics PNG – Video, audio, rich media still has much work to be done15Sunday, May 13, 2012
  16. 16. Open Standards - Preservation • Web and Mobile – Closed vs. Open •Apps vs Web – Dont confuse authoring and consumption preferences with preservation16Sunday, May 13, 2012
  17. 17. Preservation of Content • Is there an internal company retention policy for external communication? • How long must content be stored, even after removed from web site • Institutional memory, audit, electronic discovery, historical requirements17Sunday, May 13, 2012
  18. 18. Open Source Levels the Playing Field for Doing Business on the Web18Sunday, May 13, 2012
  19. 19. Open Source – Full Spectrum • Beyond Web Content Management... • Document and Records Management • Scanning / Capture • Workflow and BPM • Analytics and Reporting • Data Management • Collaboration and Social Platforms • ...Entire Lifecycle of Digital Content from Creation to Delivery to Disposition now a Reality19Sunday, May 13, 2012
  20. 20. Open Source – Full Spectrum • Content Management professionals can now think about the entire business lifecycle of content – Manage, enrich, revise and approve it across deeper spectrum of business process20Sunday, May 13, 2012
  21. 21. Open Source – Full Spectrum • Organizations can take back their enterprise and web content management roadmap • Flexibility to move to cloud, mobile or expand deployments without red-tape of typical vendor licensing • Mature support systems back most major projects21Sunday, May 13, 2012
  22. 22. Open Data Delivers the Opportunity of Big Data to Everyone22Sunday, May 13, 2012
  23. 23. Open Data – New Perspectives • Not hype, but new perspectives on citizen and consumer behavior • Big data problems might not be your own • Unleash the hidden power of public and private sector data23Sunday, May 13, 2012
  24. 24. Open Data – Needs Other Os • Success of open data initiatives dependent on other “O”s – Open Source licensing models that are non-restrictive and encourage use of data – Open Standards for data that can be exchanged, used analyzed across range of external systems • Put data to work, not let it languish in archives24Sunday, May 13, 2012
  25. 25. Info Overload to Dark Ages 2.0 • Open Standards and Open Source among the few real buffers against loss of digital artifacts • Formats not controlled by vendors • Independence from hardware or operating system platforms • Distributed source code management ensures unprecedented availability and ability to rebuild • Able to live outside lock down of digital rights management for appropriate educational and preservation use cases25Sunday, May 13, 2012
  26. 26. Fighting 19th Century Battles26Sunday, May 13, 2012
  27. 27. Thank you. Cheryl McKinnon @CherylMcKinnon www.aiim.org cheryl@candystrategies.com27Sunday, May 13, 2012

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