The Preservica blog

Observations, news and opinion on all aspects of the industry, from the keyboards of the team here at Preservica.

Open your archive – unlock the value: SAA Archives 2017

I recently returned from the Society of American Archivists (SAA) annual members conference in Portland, Oregon. This year close to 2,000 attendees made this SAA’s largest west coast conference ever.

8 August 2017  |  Mike Quinn

Why we need long-term thinking for long-term records

​Regardless of the sector you work in, there’s a tendency for users and managers to focus exclusively on the short-term. This sometimes means that we lose opportunities to act in our long-term interest. Here’s why we need to think long-term and take action to protect critical digital records:

27 July 2017  |  Lori Ashley

Digital preservation high on the agenda at recent Information Governance and Records Management conferences

How to protect and ensure the availability of long-term digital business information was a hot topic of conversation at three events Preservica attended in May.

26 June 2017  |  Gareth Aitken

Product Innovation, User Experience and the Future of Digital Preservation: Preservica Global User Group 2017

Last week I was privileged enough to be a part of Preservica’s Global User Group Meeting, taking place this year at the stunning venue of Magdalen College, Oxford, UK.

10 April 2017  |  Mike Quinn

Exploring digital preservation best practice with UNESCO PERSIST

The PERSIST Project is an initiative to ensure the long-term sustainable access and survival of digital heritage.

7 March 2017  |  David Portman

How not to build a digital archive: lessons from the dark side of the force

Fans of the latest Star Wars saga Rogue One will notice that Digital Archiving forms a prominent part in the new film.

21 December 2016  |  Jon Tilbury

HSBC wins Digital Preservation Initiative in Industry Award

Recently the Preservica team had the pleasure of attending the prestigious Digital Preservation Awards (DPA) at the Wellcome Trust, London.

1 December 2016  |  David Portman

Celebrating ‘Explore Your Archive’ Week

This week is Explore Your Archive week – a brilliant opportunity to exhibit the unique potential of archives to excite and intrigue people, bring communities together, and share amazing stories.

22 November 2016  |  David Portman

In celebration of American Archives Month

The month of October marks American Archives Month (#AmericanArchivesMonth) across the US that recognizes the collaborative efforts of archiving professionals and repositories across North America, highlighting the importance of preserving historic records for generations to come.

7 October 2016  |  Michael Hope

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