Innovative Technologies and Tech Trends

Date(s) - 09/11/2014
All Day



What are the current technology trends that everyone seems to be talking about? Through this session, we will discuss various trends from Big Data and Data Curation, to gesture based computing, to NFCs and RFIDs. We will discuss how these technologies can impact libraries, and which technologies we should embrace. This presentation also covers places to go to stay informed of whats new, whats coming out, and how you and your library can ahead as the world continues to innovate. 

Originally broadcast August 20, 2014. 

Instructor Bio ~ Brian Pichman
Brian Pichman is a technology enthusiast, sharing his thoughts and ideas to libraries so they can become more interactive, innovative, collaborative, and engaging He is a web developer with experience designing websites. Brian started a collaborative platform called the Evolve Project which aims to change the way people see libraries by introducing new technology and concepts for libraries. Libraries need to re-position themselves as community anchors in order to succeed in today’s culture.