Tag: standards

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Succeed in digitisation. Spreading excellence

Succeed in digitisation. Spreading excellence is the name of the Succeed’s final conference to be held on November 28th, 2014 at Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), in which the final results of the project will be presented. Continue reading


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Networking session at the EGI CF 2014

The networking session organised by PREFORMA in the frame of the EGI Community Forum in Helsinki presented to the interested audience the new opportunities offered by the PCP launched by PREFORMA. Download here the presentations that were delivered during the session. Continue reading


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Important UKAD Forum took place at the National Archives in Kew (UK)

The sessions were intended to put standards centre stage, to focus on the benefits of adopting standards to build archive networks and enable the creative use of archive collections. They offered practical advice and examples of how to use standards to manage data, to expose data online, to support access and enable us to reach broader audiences, across different domains. As with previous years, the UKAD website has links to the presentations and posters from the day and the podcasts will soon be available on The National Archives’ website Continue reading


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Concertation among EC-funded PCP projects

The meeting, organised by the Innovation Unit of the European Commission, represented a good opportunity to raise awareness of PREFORMA, collect information about good practices and find synergies with other running PCP projects. Continue reading


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PREFORMA factsheet released

PREFORMA has just released a first factsheet that can be downloaded from the website and that can used to raise awareness about the project and to disseminate the call for tender in order to attract new possible applicants. Continue reading


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Open Dialogue for the preparation of the PREFORMA tender

PREFORMA aims to ensure the establishment of a process of Open Dialogue between the memory institutions and the technology providers who develop the software. The memory institutions will define the functional requirements of the tender based on the outcome of the Open dialogue. Continue reading


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PREFORMA website and blog launched!

The website contains all information relevant to the project, including objectives, partners, contact persons, activities, outcomes, events, publications, as well as information on the tender and how to join the network. The project has simultaneously released the tagline that will represent the project together with the logo: Future Memory Standards. Continue reading


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PREFORMA Kick-Off Meeting

The University of Padova hosts the kick-off meeting of a new Pre-Commercial Procurement project co-funded by the European Commission under its FP7-ICT Programme to address the challenge of implementing good quality standardised file formats for preserving data content in the long term. The main objective of PREFORMA is to give memory institutions full control of the process of the conformity tests of files to be ingested into archives. Continue reading


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PREFORMA invited to the EC Concertation Meeting on PCP

PREFORMA has been invited to a concertation meeting for ongoing PCP projects organised by the Innovation Unit of the European Commission. Three project representatives will attend the meeting to collect information about good practices and to bring up problems or questions. Continue reading


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PREFORMA Call for Tender, Information Day

On April 4th 2014 PREFORMA project will organise an Information Day to present the call for tender that will be launched as part of the Pre-Commercial Procurement. Participation is open to everybody who is interested to participate to the call and to become a PREFORMA supplier but will be subject to registration. Continue reading