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Digital Archive

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

Convert File Formats

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

Converting to PDF

6 Good reasons for converting to PDF

Most companies are not demanding when it comes to the file formats they use. They just use the most common file formats as the logical extension of their software tools. The best example is the Microsoft Office package. Although Word is a good program for word processing, text editing and file formatting, a Word-file (.docx) is not the best suited file format for storage, archiving, sending sensitive and private data, and internet sharing purposes. Read more