Monthly Archives: December 2010

Minimization of Paper-Based Files at Zurich’s Department of Education and Sport

The introduction of the new act about the funding of childcare in Zurich had raised the question how to efficiently handle contracts in an enterprise content management environment. The regulation resulted in 60,000 households needing to communicate changes in their household and financial situation on a yearly basis. The entire handling was considerably simplified by means of the comprehensive solution implemented by Advellence. The solution includes the “Information Manager” ELOenterprise, an SAP interface as well as the 3-Heights™ Document Converter Service. [...]

Minimization of Paper-Based Files at Zurich’s Department of Education and Sport

The introduction of the new act about the funding of childcare in Zurich had raised the question how to efficiently handle contracts in an enterprise content management environment. The regulation resulted in 60,000 households needing to communicate changes in their household and financial situation on a yearly basis. The entire handling was considerably simplified by means of the comprehensive solution implemented by Advellence. The solution includes the “Information Manager” ELOenterprise, an SAP interface as well as the 3-Heights™ Document Converter Service. [...]

PDF Week in Ottawa

PDF Standards – How They Happen

At our 2010 Ottawa conference, I’m struck by the range of issues before these Committees and the dedication of the people who manage the PDF format. PDF is clever enough to accommodate the wide range of purposes confronting any electronic replacement for paper. You’ll find PDFs everywhere – from Navy ships to clinical trials to printing presses to corporate and government websites. The format’s breadth and depth of features is a testimony to its status as one of the most horizontal of end-user technologies. [...]

PDF/A Competence Center Newsletter: Issue 19

Topics include: PDF/A-2 Ratified, PDF/A Coming to U.S. Courts, D-Lib Magazine and PDF accessibility. In PDF, accessibility is assured by adding “tags” – markers that identify the correct order of objects and the semantics of the document. Tags strongly resemble the HTML tags on which they were modeled. But what’s the “correct order”? [...]