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Why and how to preserve your digital archive?

The volume of digital information is increasing at warp-time speed. Whether created as a result of the digitising of non-digital collections, as a digital publication or artwork, or as an inherent part of the day-to-day business of an organisation or individual, more and more information is being created digitally and the pace at which it is being created is accelerating. Read more

What to do with Legacy Data?

Many companies sit on a big pile of old data or use outdated systems to manage certain company information. These legacy data and applications might still be valuable to the organization, but their inefficiency, poor usability and high maintenance cost do not weigh up against the benefits. To get the most out of your legacy data you should convert these files to new file formats to keep them accessible, readable and searchable in the long term. Read more

Why you should update your file format from time to time

In an earlier post we explained the importance of digital preservation and why every company should have a digital preservation strategy. As a company you want to have a guaranteed access to your business documents, regardless of the type, format or age of the file. In an era where digital technology and software packages are evolving faster than businesses can naturally adapt, this challenge keeps getting bigger and bigger. Read more