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Now that the subproject lead in PW is being transferred from me to Kresimir, it seems a good time to reflect a little on what we have achieved in PW since February 2011 and what is left to do! What did we set out to do? To accomplish effective digital preservation, environments with a preservation […]

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23rd Jul 2013  9:20 AM  12920 Reads  No comments

Following the community response to our workshop last year, we want to invite you again to contribute your future preservation challenge! Digital Preservation has emerged as a key challenge for information systems in almost any domain from eCommerce and eGovernment to finance, health, and personal life. The field is increasingly recognized and has taken major […]

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17th Jun 2013  5:24 PM  14546 Reads  2 Comments

Digital Preservation is making certain progress in terms of tool development, progressive establishment of standards and increasing activity in user communities, but there is a wide gap of approaches to systematically assess, compare and improve how organizations go about achieving their preservation goals. Some standards exist suggesting certain functional building blocks and others prescribing criteria […]

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14th Jun 2013  5:46 PM  12548 Reads  No comments

As many of you may know, Cal Lee, Andi Rauber and myself recently attempted to facilitate a broad discussion on emerging research challenges within the DP community at a workshop at IPRES 2012. We solicited – and received (thanks again to all contributors!) – wide-ranged contributions from Europe, North America, and New Zealand. The invitation […]

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13th Nov 2012  8:08 AM  13035 Reads  No comments

I would like to draw your attention to a workshop at IPRES on Open Research Challenges. It is a full-day workshop tentatively scheduled for October 2. The workshop builds on an earlier Dagstuhl seminar which some of you may be aware of. It is a great opportunity for discussing the next challenges ahead in digital […]

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2nd Jul 2012  1:51 PM  13327 Reads  3 Comments

In my previous post, I tried to give a quick overview on Planning and Watch in SCAPE. Here I will shortly outline our main streams of work and summarise some of the achievements to report. Our key goal is scalability, but one title we sometimes use for this subproject is “Context-aware planning and watch”. It […]

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16th Feb 2012  5:02 PM  18482 Reads  No comments

So here it comes, the SCAPE Planning-and-Watch blog. I am having the pleasure of leading this subproject for one year now and think there has been some fabulous progress made! In this blog, I will more or less regularly try to update the interested reader on our key goals and milestones, the progress made towards […]

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9th Feb 2012  6:20 PM  18226 Reads  No comments