A day in the life of a county archivist


When I first started working at the Limestone County Archives in 2010, the number one question I got was, “So what do you do in there all day, anyway?”. Over the following decade, the answer to that question has basically remained the same: “I preserve and share our community’s history!”

Preserving Content from Closed Systems Part 1: Office 365 & Google G-Suite digital preservation challenges


Digital Preservation has always understood that information is complex but most practical implementations have worked with the concept that information is held in files that can easily be extracted from where they are created and initially consumed, and can be preserved in isolation from other files.


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From 1945 to 2020: Showcasing Transport for London stories from one defining year to another


Already a year with a confirmed spot in the history books. Heading into this year, very few could have envisaged the life-changing implications the pandemic has generated across the globe. It has truly been a pivotal moment in our history.

Bridging the gap: Exploring Digital Preservation at scale with Yaso Arumugam, CIO of The National Archives of Australia


The National Archives of Australia (NAA) is responsible for maintaining and preserving Australia’s official government records and plays a critical role in archiving the events, decisions and stories that have been pivotal in shaping the country into what it is today.

Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

Using digital preservation in real time to document the global pandemic for future generations


Some tips and ideas for digital archivists working from home


In light of the impacts of COVID-19 many archivists and information professionals, Preservica staff included, are having to quickly adapt to staying productive while working remotely. One source of comfort for digital archivists is that many of today’s essential applications only require a browser and reliable Wi-Fi connection to get things done.

Preserving content from closed systems part 3: Lotus Notes De-Commissioning and Preservation


In this blog series I have been exploring how the combination of applications and data management into a single platform make the trustworthy extraction of information for preservation more complex.

Keeping on track: How Network Rail has documented the COVID-19 pandemic


David Portman reports on how Network Rail are managing record keeping during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Network Rail owns and operates Britain’s railway infrastructure from tracks and signalling to stations, tunnels and bridges.

Is COVID-19 a Threat or Opportunity for Electronic Government Records Capture, Access and Preservation?


First published on Nextgov. The COVID-19 global pandemic has simultaneously and exponentially increased the production of electronic government records and the demand for online access to public records and information.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Preservica congratulates 2019 Emmett Leahy Award winner


Preservica, the market leader in active digital preservation software, is proud to extend its support for the Emmett Leahy Award , and offer congratulations to 2019 winner, Simon Fook-Keung Chu of Hong Kong. The prestigious global award recognizes outstanding contributions by individuals for their impact in the field of records and information management.

ELAR at SOAS to create new online archive to safeguard the world’s disappearing languages


ELAR at SOAS University of London, will use Preservica to protect and provide greater online access to over 16,000 hours of audio-visual recordings of endangered languages. Preservica, market leaders in active digital preservation, has announced the Endangered Languages Archive (ELAR) , part of SOAS University of London , will use its cloud-hosted digital preservation and discovery platform to safeguard and increase access to their extensive multimedia collection of endangered languages.

Be More, Achieve More: keeping TfL’s archives on track


Transport for London (TfL) is the local government organisation responsible for all public transport throughout London, from rail, roads and river, to buses and cable cars. But its history goes back quite a bit further than the introduction of the first trams and tubes that helped Londoners get around the capital. In fact, their team of three archivists is responsible for collating and preserving collections which date back some 460 years.

Colorado State Archives selects Preservica to protect permanent state records


Preservica , the market leader in SaaS-based active digital preservation, has been selected by the Colorado State Archives (CSA) to preserve and streamline access to all mandated permanent records generated by Colorado government agencies, divisions, courts, special districts and other entities. The initial project will include more than 50 terabytes of audio recordings of the Colorado State General Assembly proceedings from 1973-2012.

The Best Data Retention Policy & Template To Get You Started

In this whitepaper from Onna, we will walk you through data retention best practices and provide you with a downloadable template to help you get organized and gain better visibility into your data’s lifecycle.

Tales from the archive - a decade in review (episode 1)


Tune in for this special 2-part edition of our podcast series, 'Tales from the Archive'. We invited our favourite podcast heroes to join host Nathan Voogt to discuss the evolving role of the corporate archivist and archives through the past decade and into the next.

Preservica v6.0: next generation active digital preservation and discovery


Reengineered from the ground-up, Preservica v6.0 delivers enhanced ease-of-use and new ways of working for archives, libraries, museums and businesses - built on a highly scalable platform designed for the future of digital preservation.

Transition to Electronic Government: Signs of the Time


In 2002, I accepted the position of Statewide Records and Forms Coordinator for the Wisconsin Department of Electronic Government (DEG). The department had been created in 2001 to increase state government's focus on the role of technology in state programs and to accelerate the provision of services electronically to its customers and business partners.

A new digital archive for Canada’s continuing memory


Library and Archives Canada (LAC) selects Preservica and TeraMach to centralize and preserve digital documentary history for all Canadians.

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

The Absolut Company chooses Preservica to future-proof its 140-year history


Preservica’s cloud hosted active digital preservation platform will be used to safeguard unique advertising, posters and product images for brands including Absolut Vodka. Boston, MA; London, UK. May 9, 2019. Preservica, market leaders in active digital preservation has announced that the Absolut Company has selected its cloud hosted active digital preservation platform to protect and future-proof more than 140 years of unique brand heritage and company history.

Preserving your information from digital disasters


The following blog was originally published in KM World. As today’s organizations deal with massive amounts of information, there is a remarkable amount of data loss occurring. Digital disasters of systems are increasingly common due to a number of factors including human error, computer job error, natural and manmade disasters, cybercrime, bit rot, and file format obsolescence.

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Moore Theological College partners with Preservica for sustainable preservation of digital resources


Australian seminary, Moore Theological College has chosen Preservica’s cloud-hosted active digital preservation software to ensure its extensive collection of digital materials and training resources are accessible and sustainably preserved over the long-term. Based in Newtown, Sydney, the College has been providing in-depth theological training to prepare men and women for Christian ministry and mission since 1856.

State Library of South Australia chooses Preservica to safeguard region?s vibrant story


Adelaide, Australia. Oxford, UK. June 3rd 2020. The State Library of South Australia (SLSA) has chosen Preservica’s cloud-hosted active digital preservation platform to safeguard more than 150 terabytes of unique digitized and born-digital material.

Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Noord-Hollands Archief selects Preservica for sustainable digital preservation


The Noord-Hollands Archief (NHA), a major archival institution in The Netherlands, has chosen Preservica ’s active digital preservation software to provide a long-term sustainable digital archive capability for institutions across the region such as the province of North Holland, the city of Haarlem and private archives. The Noord-Hollands Archief already uses the digital preservation facility run by the Dutch National Archives (which also uses Preservica) for national government records.

Digital Preservation futures: looking ahead to 2030….


Much of the discussion in the digital preservation community often focuses on the ‘here and now’. But how do we prepare for the future and the step changes we will undoubtedly see in the next ten years? After this year’s PASIG conference in vibrant Mexico City, Preservica ran a community panel session to debate the challenges of preserving digital content, with a focus on casting our minds forward 10 years to the year 2030.

Royal College of Nursing supports frontline nurses during COVID-19 pandemic with online information hub


The Royal College of Nursing (RCN), the world’s largest nursing union and professional body , has partnered with digital preservation specialist Preservica to ensure vital medical and clinical guidance is made available online and preserved for its 450,000 members during the COVID-19 pandemic. The information is critical to supporting front-line NHS nurses, midwives, student and newly qualified nurses, support workers and retired nurses “returning to duty” at this unprecedented time.

Amnesty International creates new global human rights digital archive with Preservica


The world’s largest grassroots human rights organization will use Preservica’s active digital preservation platform to create a global archive that will accelerate investigations into human rights violations and protect digital records of significant historical importance to the global movement. Oxford, UK and Boston, MA.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.



Coming together as a community to capture and preserve this unprecedented time in our history. At our recent online global user group meeting we announced the #ourcovid19story initiative. The aim was to do our small part by supporting our user community - who are actively capturing, documenting and preserving the unfolding story of the pandemic for future generations - by donating free storage and providing additional training and support.

Preservation and public access to the records of over 240 Kentucky state agencies


Real-world digital preservation blog series: The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA). Beth Shields and Kari May of The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) talk about how Preservica’s cloud-hosted digital preservation and access software is enabling their small team to meet state mandates and operate at scale – ingesting, processing and providing citizen access to over 1,000 records a week transferred from more than 240 state agencies.

Accelerated Success - a new service for Preservica Enterprise customers


Preservica, is pleased to announce a new consultancy service offering for Enterprise Private Cloud and Enterprise on-Premise users. Accelerated Success is supported by digital preservation experts from Preservica’s customer experience (CX) team and will provide tailored onboarding and proactive, personalized best practice guidance utilizing a range of online tools to connect and collaborate with customers.

Tales from the archive BT (episode 2)


Anne Archer is the Heritage Collections Manager at BT , a leading British multinational telecommunications holding company headquartered in London with operations in around 180 countries and the largest provider of fixed-line, broadband and mobile services in the UK. In this second episode we hear from Anne on how the BT archives are supporting the wider organisation.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Latest version of Preservica enables archive teams to achieve more online


Preservica v6.1 adds new and enhanced ways to work, collaborate and engage your communities online. Preservica is pleased to announce the launch of version 6.1 of our cloud-hosted and on-premise active digital preservation and online discovery software. Developed in conjunction with our user community, Preservica v6.1 builds on v6.0 with new and enhanced ways for archive teams to work, collaborate and engage communities online.

Our commitment to supporting you through the evolving COVID-19 situation


A message to our valued customer & partner community. I know that many institutions around the world are adapting the way they work and collaborate to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Digital Fragility a "Ticking Time Bomb" for Enterprises says latest report


CIOs, CMOs, and enterprise architects urged to address long-term preservation of digital information to protect corporate memory and future-proof brand assets. OXFORD, UK and BOSTON – March 9, 2020 – Digital fragility has emerged as a risk to digital business that CIOs and CMOs are failing to confront concludes a recent report by Forrester , a leading global research and advisory firm.

West-Brabants Archief collaborate with Preservica to create new ‘e-depot’


Preservica, is pleased to announce that it’s market-leading active digital preservation software has been selected by the West-Brabants Archief (WBA) to deliver sustainable preservation and access to digital government records through the creation of a new “e-depot” for the region. The West-Brabants Archief stores and manages the archives for nine municipalities in the southwest of the Netherlands, serving a population of around 350,000.

This Buyer’s Guide Will Help you Choose the Best Graph Database

Selecting a graph database is an important decision that can shape the success of your organization. This guide is intended to assist your buying decision with side-by-side comparisons of graph databases from Amazon, DataStax, Neo4j, and TigerGraph.