News from the IKMD

October 17 2014#CochraneTech


The Hyderabad Colloquium marked the second annual #CochraneTech Symposium, an event Cochrane’s Editor-in-Chief, David Tovey, later dubbed a “complete fixture” of the Colloquium schedule, despite the Symposium only making its debut at Québec in 2013. This year’s Symposium included engaging plenaries, focussed and informative tool demonstrations, and a lively panel discussion, as well as valuable networking opportunities. The #CochraneTech Symposium is instrumental in exploring the intersection of people, process, and technology in evidence synthesis.


This year’s #CochraneTech focussed wholly on the future of review production. Discussion centered around issues that would impact on the development of a new unified system for Cochrane, which will incorporate all Cochrane tools, such as RevMan, ...

EditorialSeptember 21 2014

In preparation for the 2nd #CochraneTech Symposium, which took place on Saturday 20 September in Hyderabad, Julian Elliott took the lead in drafting an Editorial reviewing the successes of the inaugural #CochraneTech Symposium, held in Quebec City in 2013. Published on the eve of this year’s Symposium, the editorial reflects on the current state of systematic review production.  

You can read the Editorial here.

We’re really pleased with how this year’s event went and...

16 September 2014

The Cochrane Informatics and Knowledge Management Department (IKMD) are proudly hosting our second all-day #CochraneTech Symposium on 20 September 2014 in Hyderabad, India. We’re delighted to say we’ve sold out this year, and reached full capacity at the venue. However, if you weren’t quick enough in registering, or aren’t able to make the journey to Hyderabad, we’re glad to announce there are several ways you can still get involved and help shape the ‘Future of Review Production’.#CochraneTech Symposium 2014

Theme and naming the future: This year’s #CochraneTech theme will focus wholly on the future of review production. We will be further exploring opportunities for moving our software online,...

16 September 2014

Will you be attending the Cochrane Colloquium in Hyderabad? It’s set to be an incredibly busy Colloquium this year, with a lot of exciting tech-related developments taking place. If you’re interested in hearing about IKMD projects, or wish to touch base with members of our department, keep on reading to familiarise yourself with our movements whilst in India. 


This is the first Colloquium since the formation of the Informatics and Knowledge Management Department. A lot has changed since Québec and the following team members will be representing the new department during the Colloquium:

  • Chris Mavergames in his capacity as the Head of Department for our first colloquium as the Informatics and Knowledge Management Department (...

3 September 2014

A new version of Archie (4.7) is now released, with new features, including:

  • Support for persons with only one name (mononymous).
  • A widget to record new ideas directly from Archie.

For the full details, see What's new

If you have comments or questions we'd like you to share them in the forum. Should you come across something that is clearly an error, please use the Archie Problem Reporting Form.

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