The Data Management Landscape of the Future
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
09:00 - 11:00 AM Room: 312C

David Hurt

Advances in the IT world happen at a startling rate but can the laboratory keep up? We will discuss some of the current trends in the IT world - Web 2.0, social networking, pervasive computing - and how they may affect the data management landscape of the future; Will the Lab Manager in 5 - 10 years be tied to his desktop, his laptop or his iPhone? Can data analysis and review be crowd sourced for pennies a sample? Are you comfortable with having raw data archived to cloud storage systems such as Amazon S3, out of your premises, out of your control? How many of these concepts realistic? How many are desirable? How many are unavoidable?