digitization digitization

Definition(s):

  • (n) conversion of analog information into digital information

Usage(s):

  1. The digitization of political data isn't new.
  2. But Europe's rage is tinged with a touch of shame, as the Google Books saga highlights just how far behind European nations lag in their own digitization efforts.
  3. Many Cabinet ministers still sign off on minutiae like restocking their office supplies, while the lack of digitization in some government bureaus is almost Monty Pythonesque.

News

  1. Solutions for Today's Energy, Efficiency and Sustainability Challenges

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The future of efficiency in the context of global forces driving change in our society, including economic and government rebalancing, urbanization, digitization, and sustainable resources, is an uncertain one at best.  This leads...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  2. County leaders discuss budget process and records preservation

    Grayson County commissioners Tuesday discussed a tentative schedule for the county’s budget making process and approved a continuation of the digitization of records for the county.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Herald Democrat

  3. Politicians: BBC Misled Parliament Over Failed Digital Media Initiative

    Members of a parliamentary committee criticize former director general Mark Thompson and his team over the recently axed digitization push, which cost $149 million. read more        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Quotes

  1. "The digitization of healthcare is in the first inning," said Jeff Immelt, chief executive of GE, the world's largest maker of medical-imaging devices. "We think it's going to grow quickly."
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: Jeffrey Immelt Source: Reuters

  2. "Member states will have to do their bit by providing the basic means for digitization," said Viviane Reding, the commissioner for information society and media.
    on Mar 3, 2006 By: Viviane Reding Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "This is obviously a really big vision. It is a huge endeavor. It will take a lot of breakthroughs in digitization," Mayer said. "This is something we are committed to. You'll be seeing a lot more activity here in the......months to come, so...
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Marissa Mayer Source: Computerworld Australia

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