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Aristotle Metadata Registry v2.1 now publicly available

We are proud to announce that the Aristotle Metadata Registry version 2.1 is now available for public access. This new release can be downloaded from GitHub or from PyPI. We are in the process of rolling out this version to all our users of Aristotle Cloud, and will be updating...

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Community updates - DDI and the DTA Marketplace

We’ve had two big updates this month around the membership of Aristotle Cloud Service Australia within the metadata and digital communities that we are proud to announce. On the international front, Aristotle Cloud Services Australia is now an Associate Member of the DDI Alliance. This membership provides us with connections...

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Introducing Aristotle 2.0 and other new features

May is here, and the team has been working hard and delivering new features from our published 2018 roadmap, including Aristotle 2.0. What is Aristotle 2.0? In Quarter 1 “Aristotle 2.0”, we focused on improving the underlying infrastructure of the software, to use new or better versions of libraries, huge...

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January Updates - One month into 2018

The first month in 2018 was a big one for us, there were so many new and exciting things that happened for Aristotle. We now have two new government contracts. Both contracts were signed during January, and one of those agencies signed on for five years! We have also started...

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New Canadian Financial Literacy Tool powered by Aristotle Framework

We are pleased to announce that the Canadian Bankers Association is using an open-sourced version of the Aristotle Metadata Registry. Prosper Canada, a national charity dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for Canadians living in poverty, the Canadian Bankers Association (CBA) and the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) have launched...

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Aristotle Metadata Registry v1.5 released

Today we are pleased to announce the release of the latest version of the Aristotle Metadata Registry to PyPI – version 1.5. This release, possible thanks to the support of Data61, includes a number of new features, usability improvements and bug fixes. This release also includes a new darker default...

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IASSIST 2017, Here We Come!

Sam and Lauren have both been accepted to present at IASSIST 2017! This is very exciting, since it will be Lauren’s first presentation at a conference. Sam will be representing both Data61 and Aristotle Metadata Registry, with a presentation on how Aristotle and NationalMap have improved the usability of open...

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Aristotle-MDR v1.4.0 now available on our Open Registry

The latest version of the Aristotle Metadata Registry is now available on Github and the Python Package Manager. This change brings a host of stability changes to improve deployment on Postgres and Elasticsearch, changes to the underlying database architecture to improve metadata analytic querying. It also, includes two new additions...

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One hot minute - a beginners guide to pitching

You have one minute to pitch something is a concept that many people will understand – try not to lose their attention, the timer is counting down and you have to speak quickly. Tonight, Sam and I saw this in action at the “First Wednesday Connect” hosted by the CBR...

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The quiet role of developers in design thinking

In a recent episode of Silicon Valley, main character and developer Richard Hendricks laments that users would love his product if only they understood it. Soon, his investors come to the conclusion that the only people who Richard had test the product were other engineers. More than just a great...

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Aristotle usability session and the design jam

Following on from our usability sessions, we ran a design jam for Aristotle at ThinkPlace in Canberra. Before the jam, I got to watch some feedback videos of the usability sessions that had been conducted a few weeks before. (see the Usability Sessions blog post for more details) During the...

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Usability sessions

The only way to find out if something is usable is to have people test it out for you, and give you feedback, and that is what we did for Aristotle. We needed people to try out the demo to see if it was actually usable and understandable for someone...

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Hello World!

After a long time coming, we’re ready to go live with our new site! This is an exciting next step for the Aristotle Metadata Registry that takes us from proof-of-concept/prototype/start-up land into the world of delivering products. Our webpage says it all, but to sum up who we are, we...

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