The Preservica blog

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

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

ICA Congress 2016: Creating value with digital preservation

The International Council on Archives (ICA) is dedicated to records management and the preservation of the world’s archival heritage.

20 September 2016  |  Jon Tilbury

Global Futures: A look back at ARA 2016

Earlier this month the Archives & Records Association (ARA) held their annual members conference in Wembley, London.

15 September 2016  |  David Portman

Access all archives – unlocking the value of digital collections

A look back at Archives*Records 2016 and an insightful week in digital preservation.

19 August 2016  |  David Portman

Lack of long-term strategy puts vital digital information at risk

Preservica partnered with the Information Governance Initiative (IGI) think tank to carry out new research into organisations’ long-term digital preservation strategy, and it revealed some surprising results.

12 August 2016  |  David Portman

The dangers of short-term thinking on digital information

We recently hosted a webinar with the Information Governance Initiative (IGI), to explore the risks to digital content and the dangers of short-term thinking when it comes to governing this type of information.

27 June 2016  |  David Portman

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