News from the IKMD
21 October 2014
The User Experience Group (UXG) was formed in early 2014, with the ambition to revolutionise technical development in Cochrane. At its heart, the UXG is about finding the best ways to make Cochrane software with a great user experience.
Jacob Riis, Cochrane’s User Experience Lead, submitted a poster for the Hyderabad Colloquium (21-26 September, 2014), which outlined the dynamics of the User Experience Group. We present this poster here for your information.
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Jacob Riis, Jessica Thomas and Chris Mavergames (the co-authors) review the early work of the UXG, including it’s successes and potential shortcomings. There is additional content on:
- How the UserVoice voting system works
- How you can access Cochrane technical support...
October 17 2014
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, ...
September 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.
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’.|
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 (...