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Thomas Vander Wal

Principal and senior consultant at InfoCloud Solutions

Thomas Vander Wal is a principal and senior consultant at InfoCloud Solutions, e-mail thomas@infocloudsolutions.com.

Articles by Thomas Vander Wal

"As the digital information world changes, it sometimes eases our information use and reuse; but other times, the changes are not steps forward..." Posted October 30, 2012

"The bring-your-own-device model for work has added to the storage problem because work and personal services are becoming interwoven..." Posted September 29, 2012

One of the struggles of handling personal information gathered from multiple sources is lack of central management. Finding a service that can meet many needs across devices, while keeping it all in sync, is difficult. Evernote provides the capability to capture content of interest, annotate and add metadata to it, optimize it for search, and retrieve it as well as manage it across devices. Posted September 01, 2012

"Our social platforms are full of information and links floating through them. Keeping up with them is incredibly difficult..." Posted July 05, 2012

Our human fuzzy brains can benefit from tagging, but they also make tagging a wee bit flaky... Posted April 29, 2012

Posted February 01, 2012

Phat·ic (ftk) adj. Of, relating to, or being speech used to share feelings or to establish a mood of sociability rather than to communicate information or ideas... Posted October 29, 2011

The value of "data exhaust" to us depends on two things: finding it, and being able to use it. Posted September 29, 2011

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