The Preservica blog

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

Celebrating Electronic Records Day: Thinking Long-Term

​Today, is Electronic Records Day, a day sponsored by the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) to raise awareness among US state government agencies, the general public, related professional organizations, and other stakeholders about the crucial role electronic records play in their world.

10 October 2017  |  Lori Ashley

GDPR: taking the long-term view

I was recently invited to be part of a panel at an event in London organized by Simmons & Simmons, a leading global law firm.

27 September 2017  |  Mike Quinn

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

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