Category: Professional

  • Enterprise Service Bus – Middle ware in Research Infrastructure

    Mark. Enterprise Service Bus:enterprise service bus [Internet]. Versie 8. Knol. 2008 aug. 28. Beschikbaar vanaf:

  • Object Reuse and Exchange – Editor – interconnecting scientific content

    Object Reuse and Exchange – Editor – interconnecting scientific content

    Object Reuse and Exchange (ORE) is a framework for creating collections of related scientific work. ORE an initiative of the Open Archives Initiative (OAI). Web resources can be related to one another in a semantic web machine readable way. The collections or aggregations of web resources can be stored in distributed locations such as web…

  • Advanced Services for Researchers – Nov 2009

    Advanced Services for Researchers – Nov 2009

    This workshop I have organised with a lot of top researchers to explore the idea’s one could deliver as a service with the current status quo of technologies that sits around in labaratories in the Dutch Research Institutes. The focus was the research workflow and process in order to make scientific assessments. You can find the complete…

  • Persistent Identifiers – their need and usage

    Presentation on the ELPUB 2009 conference in Milan about Persistent Identifiers in the Knowledge Exchange context.

  • Silicon Valley effect for Innovating Research itself

    This presentation is about thinking how we can create an environment or culture in the academic landscape that enables all the knowledge and expertise of the individuals in the research community as a whole to reach a better networkeffect for innovative research projects.

  • innovation by watching evolution

    Nature has come-up with elegant solutions of today’s problems. Janine Benyus tells us about a research field that is called Biomimicry. In this field they look at strategies nature has come-up with to solve different problems, just by trail and error during the process of evolution. Let evolution work for us. is a website…

  • Incentives for innovation, based on intrinsic motivation

    Dan Pink spoke on about the way traditional businesses are build is often still with the old mindset from the industrial era using incentives like the “carrot and the stick” model to increase production performance. However for more complex tasks people get paralysed when put under pressure to perform by higher rewards. Rewarding systems…

  • New ways of innovation in the Higher Education and Research in the Netherlands

    Below you will find a thesis I have witten for the MasterClass course Innovation Management. This thesis is about how SURFfoundation (the organisation I work for) can improve the commitment of innovation of every employee throughout the organisation of every single University and Research institute that is a member of SURFfoundation. Unfortunately for the English…

  • International Repositories Infrastructure Workshop – Persistent Identifiers

    International Repositories Infrastructure Workshop – Persistent Identifiers

    This week I attend the International Repositories Infrastructure Workshop (This workshop was sponsored by JISC, DRIVER and SURFfoundation) The goal of the workshop was to identify shared agendas for action and coordination between major national and international stakeholders, for the purpose of developing an international federated network of repositories. Other blogs about this event can…

  • infrastructuur voor het wetenschappelijke informatie domein

    hier komt een stuk over infrastructuur Het gaat over de motivatie waarom we nou zo nodig moeten veranderen, is er een besef van urgentie? kernwoorden kunnen zijn: infrastructuur, standaarden diversiteit aan diensten wetenschap op de dag van vandaag is conservatief wat weten wetenschappers over wetenschapsdynamica en wetenschapsprocessen zelf kort overzicht van de geldstromen geen systemen…