ByWater Solution’s own Nicole Engard spoke about training librarians on using Koha. The first point she spoke of was the issue of staff being told they are now being trained on new software that they had no decision in and may not know anything about. It’s important to go into […]
Our very own Joy Nelson was up this morning. She started mentioning that migration is not as easy as moving information from point A to B. It’s about getting things to fit in the right spot and at the end of the day it’s not the data that tells you […]
Robin Sheat from Catalyst IT in New Zealand reviewed the process used by Catalyst when migrating libraries to Koha. Migrations of data are detail oriented, repetitive processes. It is best to start this process with a strong plan. The plan needs to contain a timeline outlining what is coming and […]
Open source (and Koha) is about a lot more than the code and the programmers – it’s about the community. So with Koha, how does the community work? Chris Cormack broke it down for us in to some very simple steps! People are always on IRC talking about Koha and […]
Paul was up first talking about Koha 3.8. He highlighted for us the features he thought were most important. First some numbers! 1087 changes were made to the source code! Some were small and some very large. 71 different contributors 26 organizations contributed (this uses the email domain – so […]
Several ByWater team members (me, Joy and Kyle) are at KohaCon in Edinburgh this week. We’re excited to start learning about Koha in other countries and what’s coming in Koha’s future! Keep an eye out here (and on Twitter) as we share news of what we learn. I started my […]
Will you be joining us at KohaCon in Edinburgh this summer? Do you have a story you’d like to share with everyone? The call for proposals is open and available through the 20th of April.