Background to the Charleston Observatory
CIBER Charleston Information Observatory 2009
Established Spring 2009, the Observatory:
Is a research adjunct for the Conference, the medium bywhich some of the great ideas generated are turned intorobust research projects. Provides continuity and build.Is a place where information experiments can beundertaken, where evidence can be collected in a robustand validated manner, and where diverse informationcommunities can come together and share their data tothe benefit of all.Promote international and cross-sector researchcollaboration; global problems require global solutions.