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Global information systems involve a large number of information sources distributed over computer networks. The variety of information sources and disparity of interfaces makes the task of easily locating and efficiently accessing information over the network very cumbersome. We describe an architecture for global information systems that is especially(More)
Corporate databases are potentially rich sources of new and valuable knowledge. Various approaches to "discovering" or "mining" such knowledge have been proposed. We identify an important and previously ignored discovery task, data archaeology. Data archaeology is a skilled human task, in which the knowledge sought depends on the goals of the analyst,(More)
This expert consensus statement reviews evidence on the effectiveness of drug and alcohol self-help groups and presents potential implications for clinicians, treatment program managers and policymakers. Because longitudinal studies associate self-help group involvement with reduced substance use, improved psychosocial functioning, and lessened health care(More)
Corporate databases increasingly are being viewed as potentially rich sources of new and valuable knowledge. Various approaches to\discovering" or \min-ing" such knowledge have been proposed. Here we identify an important and previously ignored discovery task, which we call data archaeology. Data archaeology is a skilled human task, in which the knowledge(More)
AT&T is embarking on an exciting journey to revolutionize its network by transforming itself into a software company running the largest and most intelligent programmable cloud on the planet. Indeed, the network of Domain 2.0 (D2) will be intelligent software systems and applications operating on general-purpose commodity hardware [1]. This(More)
Purpose – The paper aims to provide an overview of merged services arising from the integration of library and information technology units at Earlham College. These services may serve as a model or resource for other institutions. Design/methodology/approach – The paper reviews six years of integration experience, discussing assessment and current goals.(More)
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