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SAVE THE DATE – Axiell User Conference 2017

We are extremely pleased to announce the Axiell User Conference to the UK. Having received feedback in the Axiell Customer Survey that you would like us to better communicate our plans for the future, provide more tips on using our systems and information on library tech innovation, we are excited that we will be [...]

18 January 2017|Uncategorized|

Digital Trends for Libraries: Ex Machina, the Deterministic and the Existential

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: In the movie Ex Machina, the protagonist asks the master if the robot is “non-deterministic”. Some baulk and wince at the question, nothing programmed is “non-deterministic”. Others love it, it confirms the endless and [...]

21 December 2016|Uncategorized|

Internet of Things and the Internet of Relations (establishing community groups)

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: “Everything connected” is driving a lot of development and looking at the forecasts we will have some 20-40 billion "things" connected by 2020 (up from 6 billion today). This will be of some convenience [...]

30 November 2016|Uncategorized|

Digital Trends for Libraries: Big Data Going Personal

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: Big Data will offer tremendous opportunities in very different areas like trimming marketing campaigns, better forecasts in all possible areas and smarter estimations of infrastructure needs. In all this we will see a higher [...]

28 October 2016|Blog|

The Lab and the Life Long Learning Endeavour: Establishing Learning Environments

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: Sometimes dreams come true. “Everyone” is able to construct anything computer based and reach out with their innovations to anyone in the world. And the software could come in many shapes. People build software programs [...]

7 October 2016|Blog|

Axiell Macmillan Fundraising

We are pleased to announce that members of the Axiell team managed to raise £126.18 (£157.72 with Gift Aid) for the Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning. Axiell UK will be supporting Macmillan in our charity and fundraising activities all year, after the charity came top in a staff vote. Coming up next will be a Halloween Afternoon, [...]

5 October 2016|Uncategorized|

DIGITAL TRENDS FOR LIBRARIES 2016: THE FEUDAL DIGITAL WORLD AND SHARING FOR REAL

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: The sharing of knowledge, experiences and skills is part of the glue that keeps societies together and a core principal of the library. The internet has been a liberating force in terms of sharing, but [...]

9 September 2016|Blog|

Axiell Prize Draw

Axiell competition winners at Bolton College LRC, Rachel and Gemma. Nice edits, guys. We are glad to see competition winners at Bolton College LRC making the most of their prizes. They entered our prize draw at the CILIP Conference and won 4 Samsung Galaxy tablets, or giant mobile phones as they would have [...]

30 August 2016|Blog|

A Bridge Over the Digital Divide? Outreachers, Floor-walkers & Mobile Technology

A central tenet in the development of Axiell Spark was giving libraries the full functionality of the library management system wherever they are, in the library or out in the community. This is now being realised and with yet more studies highlighting the importance libraries play in reaching the vulnerable in our society, tools like [...]

3 August 2016|Blog|