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OPF has established a Technical and Architecture Advisory Board to provide technical leadership to member organisations and to offer technical advice to the OPF Board of Directors. The Technical Board comprises Senior Developers and Architects from member organisations.They have a keen interest in engaging the developer community and actively participating in the decision-making processes to […]

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2nd Dec 2010  8:39 PM  12303 Reads  No comments

Big big thank you to the IISH for hosting and supporting the OPF Hackathon. We had more people attending then originally planned and IISH really helped out in every aspect, their flexibility with regards to meeting rooms and catering was absolutely fantastic. Venue and facilities where perfect for our event, as was hospitality and support […]

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18th Nov 2010  8:23 AM  11810 Reads  No comments

OPF foresees a potential market in commercial industry once awareness and subsequently compliance on long-term access become reality. This will have immediate impact on policies, practices and workflow in major enterprises. Major changes in compliance and change in industry are often driven by the major business consultancy firms such as IBM Global Services (formerly Price […]

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11th Nov 2010  8:32 PM  11926 Reads  No comments

Last Thursday (September 23) during Ipres, I attended the workshop ‘Greater than the sums of our parts’, about collaboration. Lively discussions about sharing information and how we can build a collaborating community. Maybe we need to take the recent news about PADI stopping its information sharing services as a “lessons learned”? Ipres collaboration View more […]

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27th Sep 2010  7:10 AM  12826 Reads  No comments

Coming soon…OPF Practitioners & Developers Hackathon, November 15, 2010 User & Practitioner Requirement Workshop November 16,17, 2010 Developers Hackaton At the International Institute of Social History,Amsterdam, The Netherlands    

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26th Sep 2010  9:05 AM  12433 Reads  No comments

The problem of preserving content in digital form has received widespread attention in the cultural heritage sector, and within the scientific research, higher education sector and beyond. Starting in the early 1990s within the digital library community it is now a recognized problem in business as well. For example personnel records and legal documents may […]

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17th Sep 2010  8:37 AM  12136 Reads  No comments

Mission To enable OPF members around the world to meet the long term access and preservation of digital content challenge with a best practices strategy that is widely adopted and actively implemented in the field of cultural heritage organisations and beyond. Values Openness – an open community supporting open technologies. Realism – promoting and supporting […]

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19th Aug 2010  10:35 PM  11614 Reads  No comments