Box, Inc. announced the general availability of an enhanced Box for Microsoft Teams integration that enables customers to select Box as the default cloud content management solution in the Teams environment. Included in the release are new features that further improve the Box experience in Microsoft Teams. This integration can reduce content fragmentation and makes it easier for customers to collaborate across the Box Content Cloud and Microsoft environments.
The integration enables joint Box and Teams users to embed the core Box experience directly inside Teams so they can access, share, and secure content in Box while communicating and collaborating across Teams. The integration also provides admins with granular controls at the organizational level to streamline the deployment of Box within Teams and simplify user adoption, and organizations can improve their user experience and reduce content fragmentation by unifying their content in Box under a consistent security, compliance, and governance policy.
Box also announced new features to deepen the Box experience within Teams: Box as a personal app in Teams, an updated Box user experience within Teams, an automatic installation process for more frictionless rollout, a new Box file tabs within chats, and pre-pinned access to Box within Teams.
Cambridge Semantics announced a release of their knowledge graph platform, Anzo 5.3 to make it faster to create knowledge graphs with new codeless capabilities centered around discovering, analyzing, and connecting your enterprise data. In addition, the 5.3 release gives users an array of capabilities centered around increasing the speed and ease of data onboarding, as well as enhancements for workflow management and migration.
Direct Data Loading (DDL) enables users to create knowledge graphs directly from relational and semi-structured data sources. Customers can build knowledge graphs directly from data sources like HTTP API, RDBMS, Parquet files, and JSON files, and was designed to be flexible with use cases via no-code, low-code, and developer interfaces. Direct Data Loading is currently in Preview mode.
The new Migration Packages automate migration via a command-line interface. Packages are organized by artifact types (ontologies, datasets, graphmart, etc.) to make it easy to manage with Git. File source incremental ingestion is a no-code capability that enables loading only new files that were created/modified since the last ingestion. The Data Profiling capability enables users to perform no-code data quality control and data discover.
This week we have articles from Jennifer Cwiok and Kendra Meyer, and Fabio Chiusano. News comes from Newgen Software, Acquia, Progress, and Ceros & Oroson.
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Opinion / Analysis
How born-digital assets and AI are changing the landscape for the AMNH Research Library
Jennifer Cwiok and Kendra Meyer describe their implementation of a Digital Asset Management system (DAMS) at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) Research Library for a born-digital archives collection program. They use image recognition and automated metadata to connect digital and physical assets collections data. Helpfully, they discuss organizational, governance, workflow, and system integration.
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