Three Fundamental Digital Preservation Strategies

IG Guru

July 9, 2018 by Margot Note, CA, CRM Digital files exist simply as data until they are rendered by application software, operating systems, and hardware platforms—making them vulnerable to format obsolescence and media decay.

Mark Your Calendars for the Second Annual World Digital Preservation Day

Hanzo Learning Center

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Happy World Digital Preservation Day! World Digital Preservation Day Digital Preservation Coalition digital preservation web archive website collection website preservation

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Revisiting Digital Preservation - A Tale of Two Undergraduate Majors

AIIM

The history major perhaps explains why I am so intrigued by the question of digital preservation. Digital Preservation is More than Archives. But moving forward, I’d like us to also adopt the mindset of an economics major with regards to digital preservation.

Digital Preservation -- High Stakes for Finance and Insurance Companies

AIIM

It is time to think about Digital Preservation differently — as a dedicated capability that keeps long-term information alive and usable and trusted and easily found. AIIM believes that digital preservation needs to be viewed through the prism of a set of Intelligent Information Management capabilities that are integral to delivering upon the Digital Transformation challenge of understanding, anticipating, and redefining internal and external customer experiences.

6 Reasons Digital Preservation Needs to be Part of Your Intelligent Information Strategy

AIIM

According to IDC, the digital universe is doubling every two years, and will reach 40,000 exabytes (40 trillion gigabytes) by 2020. 2 -- 57% of organizations believe that existing content systems are not effective at managing long-term preservation of digital information.

Digital Preservation futures: looking ahead to 2030….

Preservica

Much of the discussion in the digital preservation community often focuses on the ‘here and now’. We asked where the practice of preservation is heading in the next decade, who its users will be, and what exactly will be being preserved. Digital preservation in business.

Noord-Hollands Archief selects Preservica for sustainable digital preservation

Preservica

The Noord-Hollands Archief already uses the digital preservation facility run by the Dutch National Archives (which also uses Preservica) for national government records.

Assessing Your Digital Preservation Readiness

Preservica

It can seem overwhelming to try and move an organization towards proactively addressing the risk technology obsolescence poses to critical digital information.There are, however, several tools available that can be used to assess readiness and build awareness and engagement with stakeholders.

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

Preservica

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. of its market-leading active digital preservation and discovery platform.

iPRES International Conference on Digital Preservation 2018

Archives Blogs

Last fall I was able to attend iPRES , the International Conference on Digital Preservation. The interdisciplinary approach of iPRES is valuable in digital preservation. Digital preservation is not a problem unique to archives.

Preservica and AVP partner on digital preservation

Preservica

When organizations start their digital preservation journey, it’s important for them to understand how they wish to use their digital content now and in the future.

Our Disappearing Content: Why Digital Preservation Matters

Preservica

Laurence Hart, director at TeraThink, discusses digital preservation and why it's not just historical archives that need to protect content over the long term (10+ years). "I Preservation of another type came up in discussions at the AIIM conference: digital preservation.

Using digital preservation for brand authenticity and protection

Preservica

It also allows us to better understand the needs of groups that have interests parallel to our digital preservation focus. I see the Digital Asset Management (DAM) community as one of those groups. Managing physical, digitized, and digitally born assets.

Advocating for digital preservation through better corporate governance

Preservica

Going digital. Many I spoke to were struggling to properly safeguard digital content or making do with systems that were primarily designed for collaboration, like shared drives, content management or DAMs, rather than long-term digital archiving and preservation.

Digitally preserving local history with Dorset History Centre

Preservica

Dorset History Centre (DHC), a valued Preservica customer responsible for archiving historical material from within Dorset’s county borders, has recently launched a fundraising campaign to digitally preserve the work of the late local photographer Graham Herbert.

Celebrating Digital Preservation Day: Why Scalable Digital Preservation Systems Should Be Everywhere

Preservica

On Digital Preservation Day 2017, Euan Cochrane, Digital Preservation Manager at Yale University Library , discusses the challenges of scale associated with vast collections of born-digital content. The challenge of scaling preservation.

A new era for digital preservation in the cloud

Preservica

Control of the digital preservation software, the privacy of dedicated hardware servers behind institutional firewalls, and internal (or cloud-based) storage that can scale to hundreds of TB’s or even PB’s – at a known and predictable cost.

University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries and University Archives modernize digital preservation environment with Preservica

Preservica

As the Hesburgh Libraries move toward "all-digital assets", digital preservation is key. Within the Libraries, University Archives collects, preserves, and makes accessible the official records of the University of Notre Dame.

Library and Archives Canada’s journey of discovery: modernising our digital preservation infrastructure using Preservica

Preservica

World Digital Preservation Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the work of digital specialists globally, as well as the transformation of the technology driving digital preservation in the many new projects that have launched since this time last year.

Join the Team: Digital Preservation’s potential for ambitious innovators

Preservica

CTO Jon Tilbury is in the process of establishing a team of Innovation Software Engineers to explore new technologies and show how Preservica’s leading Digital Preservation product can be used in new ways and new markets. How will Digital Preservation go mainstream?

A new era in collaboration in digital preservation research

Preservica

You may have seen the announcement this week about a joint project funded by Jisc and combing the research efforts of Arkivum , Archivematica , Preservica and the Open Preservation Foundation to share information on digital preservation best practice.

Preservica and Microsoft collaborate to provide enterprise-grade archiving and digital preservation on Azure

Preservica

Preservica’s market-leading Enterprise Private Cloud active digital preservation platform for Microsoft Azure meets growing demand for secure archiving, digital preservation and discovery of critical long-term data and content.

How does GDPR impact digital preservation solutions in the Cloud?

Preservica

If approached positively it provides an opportunity for long-term improvements in your records management, digital preservation and operations in the cloud. Now to digital preservation.

Preservica International User Group 2019: meeting the future of digital preservation, together

Preservica

Digital preservation in 2030. One theme running through this year’s meeting was how the volume, diversity and complexity of digital data is increasing and how we as digital preservation practitioners and the wider community can work together to meet this growing challenge.

Mercy International Association works digital preservation miracles with Preservica

Preservica

Mercy International Association (MIA) will use Preservica’s cloud-hosted preservation platform to future-proof its unique digital artefacts and create a new global online resource.

KB, National Library of the Netherlands selects Preservica for new digital preservation system

Preservica

Preservica, is pleased to announce that it’s market-leading active digital preservation software has been selected by the KB, National Library of the Netherlands for the library’s new Digital Warehouse.

Affordable digital preservation of government records with Preservica on G-Cloud 11

Preservica

Preservica’s cloud-hosted active digital preservation platform enables government organisations to protect long-term digital records, increase transparency with greater public access and meet GDPR compliance.

Exploring digital preservation best practice with UNESCO PERSIST

Preservica

The PERSIST Project is an initiative to ensure the long-term sustainable access and survival of digital heritage. Above all, the Working Group aims to identify and address the needs of digital preservation practitioners, both at a local and international level.

HSBC wins Digital Preservation Initiative in Industry Award

Preservica

Recently the Preservica team had the pleasure of attending the prestigious Digital Preservation Awards (DPA) at the Wellcome Trust, London. HSBC’s Global Digital Archive system launched in January 2015. Want to find out more about digital preservation?

World Digital Preservation Day guest blog: managing the “digital deluge” at the National Library of Australia

Preservica

In this special World Digital Preservation Day entry to our ‘Be More’ blog series, Terence Ingram, Director of IT Operations for the National Library of Australia (NLA), shares his digital preservation journey, the challenges of working with an increasingly diverse, complex and growing volume of digital content, and how Preservica’s active digital preservation platform is helping the National Library of Australia manage the “digital deluge”.

Preservica, IRMS and ARA digital preservation training a great success!

Preservica

Over the course of 2015/16 the Preservica team has been pairing up with the Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) and ARA (UK) to deliver a series of practical workshops and webinars on digital preservation.

New year, new you? Achieving more with digital preservation in 2019

Preservica

Something that can often fall off the agenda, however, is the longer-term view of how to protect and leverage the value of the organization’s digital assets. We’re back into the swing of a new working year, and the blank canvas of opportunity is stretching out before us.

New Preservica SaaS portfolio redefines affordability of digital preservation storage

Preservica

Extended Preservica range combines enterprise-grade active digital preservation with private cloud-hosting, a 100% data integrity guarantee and low-cost storage at AWS prices. Oxford, UK and Boston, MA: April 05 2018: Preservica has announced three new cloud-hosted active digital preservation and access solutions that build on the success of its Cloud Edition and redefine the affordability of preservation storage allowing customers to grow their archives with confidence.

Preservica launches cloud hosted digital preservation in Australia

Preservica

Boston, MA, and Oxford, UK | 16 May 2018 | Preservica has today announced that its market-leading range of cloud hosted (SaaS) active digital preservation and access solutions are now available on the AWS Asia Pacific (Sydney) region. The SaaS range includes options for dedicated private cloud hosting, an Active Cloud Escrow Backup service with a 100% data integrity guarantee, and ultra-low-cost preservation storage aligned to AWS prices.

Integrating Long-Term Digital Preservation into Your Information Governance Program: First Steps

Preservica

The 2016 IGI Benchmark Report on The Governance of Long-term Digital Information confirmed that nearly all organizations represented have digital records and information that keep or need to keep in excess of 10 years.

One community, one vision for digital preservation: The Preservica Global User Group 2018

Preservica

Experienced practitioners from the Preservica community shared their success stories: Sarit Hand showcased how the corporate archive of Associated Press (USA) has transformed from simply collecting digital files to active preservation & a “dynamic & living archive”.

Latest version of Preservica delivers new research and innovation in digital preservation

Preservica

active digital preservation software adds bulk metadata editing, extended APIs and over 75 additional file format migration pathways. The latest version also adds over 75 file format migration pathways based on extensive digital preservation research by the Innovation Team.