Topic: preforma

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PREFORMA Hands-on Sessions

Now that the PREFORMA prototypes are complete and functionally stable, the PREFORMA project is organising a series of hands-on session and training seminars to explain to the participants what does conformance checking mean, why is file format validation so important in long-term digital preservation, how to create their own policy profiles and how to download, install, configure and use the conformance checker to analyse their files. Continue reading


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veraPDF policy checking

The veraPDF software is capable of more than just PDF/A validation. It also provides a policy checker capable of carrying out custom PDF document checks beyond the scope of PDF/A validation. In this webinar we’ll be giving a demonstration of the policy checker, providing a brief, non-technical overview of the supporting technologies, helping you to get started, and showing how to report issues and get help. Continue reading


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D8.8R2 – Monitoring of the Open Source Project implementation

Deliverable D8.8 reports on monitoring of the Open Source Project implementations. Based on development efforts for each supplier, this updated deliverable (version 2.1) provides feedback on their use of: an open work practice for development; frequent open releases; and promotion … Continue reading


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D8.5 Final Prototype Report

This deliverable presents the results of the second part of the Prototyping phase in the PREFORMA project, thereby to some extent also summarising the outcomes of this phase in its entity. The document consists of two parts: The first part … Continue reading


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D8.4 Design – Final Report

This deliverable is considered to be the final report on the activities related to the preparation and procedure of the design phase #2, internally also called the re-design phase. It is important to notice here already in the beginning of … Continue reading


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D8.1R2 Competitive Evaluation Strategy

This second release of D8.1 “Competitive Evaluation Strategy” [Agosti et al., 2014] has a twofold goal: In December 2016 there will be the final tender of the PREFORMA project which is aimed at selecting the suppliers which will participate in … Continue reading


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D3.7.1 Initial version of Sustainability and Exploitation Plan

This deliverable describes the initial version of the sustainability and exploitation plan of PREFORMA, including a preliminary impact assessment conducted through an analysis of the level of activity generated in the community, of the test cases carried out so far … Continue reading


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D3.5 Experience Workshop

The Experience Workshop took place Berlin on 23 November 2016, in connection with the second Prototype Demonstration. The PREFORMA partners shared their experiences of working with suppliers under R&D service agreements with other memory institutions. The morning session focused on … Continue reading


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D3.4 – Open Source Workshop

Deliverable D3.4 reports on the Open Source Workshop that was based on the availability of the first prototype on the Open Source Portal and the results of the first demonstration organised by the suppliers. The workshop was organised by the … Continue reading


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Results of the PREFORMA Innovation Workshop

Hosted at the Botanical Garden in Padua, the PREFORMA Innovation Workshop brought together more than 100 attendees interested in digital preservation and cultural heritage to present the open source conformance checkers developed in the project and discuss about the business models that can be built around them. The presentations delivered at the workshop are now available to download on the PREFORMA website. Continue reading