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A sneak peek at iRODS User Group Meeting technology previews

New plugins to be highlighted; register now at irods.org The worldwide iRODS community will gather June 13 – 15 for the first User Group Meeting to be held at Utrecht University in The Netherlands. Along with use cases and presentations by iRODS users from at least seven countries, the meeting will offer a glimpse at […]

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RENCI teams with Clemson and WSU on $2.95 million project to improve and simplify large-scale data analysis

CHAPEL HILL, NC – RENCI researchers will work with scientists from Clemson University and Washington State University on a project funded by the National Science Foundation to develop cyberinfrastructure aimed at providing researchers around the nation and world with a more fluid and flexible system of analyzing large-scale data. The NSF awarded $2.95 million for […]

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Registration now open for June iRODS User Group Meeting

Users of the integrated Rule Oriented Data System (iRODS) from around the globe will gather in Utrecht, The Netherlands to discuss iRODS-enabled applications and discoveries, technologies powered by iRODS, and the future of iRODS and the iRODS Consortium. Thousands of businesses, research centers, and government agencies located in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, South America, […]

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RENCI and Carolinas Center to build online health management and wellness platform

CHAPEL HILL, NC – A new web-based platform being developed by RENCI in partnership with The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care will allow people in the Carolinas to better manage their health and interact with loved ones and healthcare providers on planning for their future healthcare. The Carolinas Center received a […]

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iRODS Consortium Welcomes Intel as Newest Member

The integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) Consortium today announced Intel Corporation, has joined the membership-based foundation. As a consortium member, Intel plans to improve integration between iRODS, the free open source software for data virtualization, data discovery, workflow automation, and secure collaboration, and Lustre, an open source parallel distributed file system used for computing on […]

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Expert panelists to discuss bots, lies, and the new information environment

The March 9 webcast is free and open to all. The explosion of social media, blogs, and websites purporting to be news sources, along with a 24-hour news cycle and ubiquitous assess to the internet from cell phones and other devices, means a new information environment. That environment is radically different from the days when […]

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New report recommends actions to position North Carolina as a leader in the new data economy

State must support education and entrepreneurs to be a data leader CHAPEL HILL, NC – North Carolina has the brain power, the educational system, and the technology business sector that can propel it to the top in the emerging data economy, says a report published recently by the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology & Innovation. However, […]

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Students and employers from across NC connect at data science career event

Want to be competitive in the job market? Skills in data collection, organization, and analysis are keys to thriving in today’s economy. In a recent report from the Society for Human Resource Management, more than half of the organizations surveyed say they expect to hire more candidates with data analysis skills over the next five […]

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Leading scientific IT and research company MSC joins the iRODS Consortium

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Medical Science and Computing, LLC (MSC), a company that provides scientific information technology and research services to the federal health and life sciences community, has joined the growing membership of the iRODS Consortium, the membership-based foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS).

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National Consortium for Data Science seeks faculty members for Data Fellows program

CHAPEL HILL, NC –  The National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS), a public-private partnership to advance data science and capitalize on the opportunities of a data-rich society, seeks participants for its 2017 – 2018 Data Fellows program.

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