|Cloud Genealogy: A Short Glossary
Posted by Diane Haddad
We were joking here in the office yesterday that “cloud genealogy,” a nebulous term (haha—see what I did there?) you might’ve heard tossed around, is when you’re having bad luck in your genealogy life.
But what cloud genealogy really means is that your research is stored online, so you can access it from anywhere using any device (such as your laptop, desktop, smart phone or tablet), and you’re always working on the most-updated version of your research.
This also means your family tree, research notes, images and other files are always backed up online and protected from a computer crash or other tech disaster. Some types of cloud services you might use for genealogy are:
Our Cloud Genealogy Bootcamp workshop, coming up Aug. 24-31, has classes and expert advice to get you started doing cloud genealogy, help you find the best tools for the way you do research, and devise an easy-to-use cloud genealogy workflow, and decipher nebulous terms like these:
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Family Tree Magazine