The Preservica blog

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

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

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

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