What's new in this year's event
The event focused on innovation through content curation, search technologies, social business and big data as the main themes cutting across industries and sectors. We witnessed active participation from various companies in the STM (Scientific, Technical and Medical) Publishing, Search, Information/data management and enterprise content management systems. Also, there was an increased participation from organisations focusing on search and the emerging social and mobile applications.
Texavi's participation at Online conference
Now a regular feature, the attractive stands and booths provided a great sight along with the informative marketing materials shared by the companies. The real highlight of the event was the talks and seminars that were organized into different categories based on the main themes of the event. These range from the more traditional themes like content management and library management to the emerging and hot topics such as search solutions and ePublishing and social media.
What's special at Online Information, London
Among the numerous areas, topics and sessions on the new roles of information management, enterprise content management systems offered interesting insights. Also promising were the emerging areas of social business and content creation, curation and innovation. Emphasis was also laid on the Open source search technologies in the context of No-SQL data sources. The message is very clear that businesses need to embrace social technologies for the benefit of their own and also customers.
Key takeaways from Online Information Conference
There were key takeaways in the form of the topical seminars & talks, richer interactions with great minds in the industry. Add to these, there were exhibitions and demos of latest applications and technologies. Particularly fascinating were the talks given by the eminent speakers who had been there, done that. Their excellence lies in answering the many questions in the minds of the audience, leveraging their experience and expertise. The 3-day conference left positive experiences, and expectations for the forthcoming Online Information event.