He founded, together with other shareholders, Compart AG in 1992 and has headed it since its inception. After several years studying physics at the University of Karlsruhe he changed to data processing. In his early years he worked in both software development and as an editor (Hüthig-Verlag, Heidelberg) and published numerous papers in the (at that time) new area of PCs and microprocessors. After several years as project manager of a European computer project with IBM he was selected as president of a Böblinger software company.

Compart

Compart is a leading global provider of Multi Channel Document Management Solutions. Headquarted in Germany, with subsidiaries throughout Europe and America and served by a a partner network in Latin America, Compart frees up your IT staff to focus on running your core business - not on the complexity of document management.

Optimising PDF/A Documents for Large Archives

Nowadays, activities between enterprises and end-users are collectively referred to as B2C (Business to Consumer). This class of business, also commonly known as e-business, typically involves a high volume of communication in the form of offers, invoices, order confirmation, performance reports, policies or bank statements. While the volume of individual, physical documents (in the vernacular – letters) continues to fall in almost all countries, the percentage of electronic documents distributed as e-mail or via web portals increases disproportionately. When these documents have to be facsimiles of the original paper form there is no getting around PDF and as a consequence PDF/A. [...]

Preface – Proceedings 2010

Rome – Can you think of a better place for a conference on long-term archiving than the Eternal City? We are pleased to conduct our 4th International PDF/A Conference in Rome and hope we have organised an interesting program and event in cooperation with our Italian partner, 4IT Group. [...]

Session Intro – Track C: Business to Consumer

In business-to-consumer relationships, the topic of PDF/A also crosses over to the consumer. When individual correspondence is used in communications between companies (or other organizations) and consumers, it is relevant for archiving. The correspondence is sent via e-mail or can be downloaded from a web portal, exposing the consumer to long-term archived documents. [...]

Session Intro – Track C: Business to Consumer (e.g. Banks, Insurances, Telcos)

In the business-to-consumer relationship, the topic of PDF/A also crosses over to the consumer. [...]

PDF/A in High Volume Printing Applications

E-business, typically involves a high volume of communication in the form of offers, invoices, order confirmation, performance reports, policies or bank statements. While the volume of individual, physical documents continues to fall in almost all countries, the percentage of electronic documents distributed as e-mail or via web portals increases disproportionately. When these documents have to be facsimiles of the original paper form there is no getting around PDF and as a consequence PDF/A. [...]