The Preservica blog

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

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

​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 born content

30 November 2017  |  Euan Cochrane - Yale University Library

Digitally preserving local history with Dorset History Centre

I recently caught up with Cassandra Pickavance, Archives Service Officer (Digital Preservation) with the Dorset History Centre, who told me all about this fascinating initiative.

16 November 2017  |  David Portman

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

I recently spoke with the IG director for a global financial services firm about progress in addressing long-term digital information.

6 November 2017  |  Lori Ashley

How does GDPR impact digital preservation solutions in the Cloud?

GDPR can be an opportunity for long-term improvements in your records management, digital preservation and cloud operations.

30 October 2017  |  Gareth Aitken

Assessing Your Digital Preservation Readiness

It can seem overwhelming to try and move an organization towards proactively addressing the risk technology obsolescence poses to critical digital information

24 October 2017  |  Lori Ashley

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

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