Thursday, 21 June 2007

Convenience is King

At the DA Information Services re-launch gig last night (Wednesday) Richard Siegersma kindly attributed to me the saying "Convenience is king". The context is the older saying, Content is King. But the underlying point for librarians and their friends is that content, in the sense of the quality of content, is no longer as important to the user as convenience. Anything available right now is better than anything available tomorrow. I think that that was always the case, but we ignored it. It is impossible to ignore now, because the Web highlights conflicts of convenience versus content.

I see that has been taken, but is still available (and so is Richard?

1 comment:

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