The 21st Century Curator

ID Reflections

Source: go-gulf.com via Sahana on Pinterest Not surprisingly, curation has become the next buzzwordafter social business. Curation today takes on a new meaning in the context oftechnological affordance, information abundance, diminishing attention, hungerfor contextual and timely information, and constantly shifting, globally linkedlandscape. Aggregation : Aggregation is the act of curating the most relevant information abouta particular topic into asingle location.

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Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

It can save millions, reduce frustration, and boost the velocity of information in your organization. Curating these items — selecting, organizing, evaluating, and sharing them widely — multiplies an organization’s return on information many times over. And, as Clay Shirky has said: “Curation comes up when people realize that it isn’t just about information seeking, it’s also about synchronizing a community.”.

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