Category: Resources

When TRIZ met KIM: how to think like a genius and resolve contradictions

TRIZ (a Russian acronym for a phrase usually translated as ‘the theory of inventive problem-solving’) is not a well-known technique in knowledge and information management circles. It is the brainchild of Genrich Altshuller, an engineer, scientist, inventor and writer – who, incidentally, paid the price for his innovative thinking...

Teaching yourself Linked Data and the Semantic Web

If you are interested in semantic technologies and want to learn more about Linked (Open) Data, you may already have discovered that it can be a costly business to teach yourself. Not everybody has the time or resources to invest in a commercial training course or university degree, especially...

Waking up to Wakelet

Content curation and social sharing Just over a year ago, I was alarmed by the news that Storify – a service which I had used to capture the tweets for NetIKX events – was to close. Luckily, an alternative service appeared on the scene in the form of Wakelet,...