“The software industry is in the midst of a quiet but dramatic revolution. The implications of this revolution – increased innovation, new business models, technology discontinuities, and global capability shifts – could be even more profound than previous industry transitions”.
“Many innovations, collectively termed Web 2.0, will fully reach the enterprise – as in previous cycles, innovation developed for individual users will translate into substantial enterprise opportunities”.
Top Tech Trends June 27th, 2005 Andrew Pace, Head, Information Technology, NCSU Libraries The OPAC sucks Dis-integration of library systems Roy Tennant, User Services Architect California Digital Library Mix of technologies: what’s being called "Web 2.0" Silo systems suck
“The National Library of Wales has taken the decision to co-operate in this venture by contributing data to make its holdings available within Talis Source. We clearly see the benefits of providing our data to a platform on which others can build applications." Andrew Green, the Librarian at the National Library of Wales,
Some challenges Stakeholders Leadership Standards Data licensing models Procurement models Risk taking
Where are you? MLA ? JISC ? CILIP ? SCL ? SCONUL ?
Tender for a free service? Service level agreements? (Google?) Borrowing from the library is expensive Amazon offers delivery to my door I like ads (have you actually asked?) Why doesn’t the library advertise? I want to add my own tags to books