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PDF Association

Mission Statement: To promote Open Standards-based electronic document implementations using PDF technology through education, expertise and shared experience for stakeholders worldwide.
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2022: The last year of paper for records-keeping

NARA (The National Archives and Records Administration) is the final depository for the long-term records generated by all other agencies of the U.S. Federal Government. The agency has a key role in preserving the cultural history of the republic as we …

PDF 2.0 examples now available

The PDF Association is proud to present the first PDF 2.0 example files made available to the public. Created and donated to the PDF Association by Datalogics, this initial set of PDF 2.0 examples were crafted by hand and intentionally made simple in construction to serve as teaching tools for learning PDF file structure and syntax.

PDF 2.0 interops help vendors

The PDF 2.0 interop workshops included many vendors with products for creating, editing and processing PDF files. They came together in Boston, Massachusetts for a couple of days to test their own software against 3rd party files.

PDF Days Europe underscores the importance of PDF as a key component of business processes

2017 marks a record number of attendees / Experts shared fully-grounded wisdom on PDF standards across the two-day event Berlin. With over 200 attendees, this year’s PDF Days Europe in Berlin was a significant success with the largest attendance of any …

Slides and video recordings of the PDF Days Europe 2017

About 35 informative sessions across a wide range of topics, including the next-generation PDF project. Within the video frames you can use the red “play” button to get a short impression of the talk or can enjoy the high resolution version by clicking …

3 ways to improve document productivity


3 ways to improve prouctivity Seeking to uncover the hidden costs and time wasters that still hamper productivity in the workplace, Nitro partnered with the PDF Association, a global organization that delivers vital information about implementing PDF technology, to conduct a survey of 1,200+ knowledge workers about the ways they use documents on a daily basis at work. The survey was developed around the hypothesis that only businesses actively working to eliminate paper-based productivity killers and modernize sharing and collaboration habits can begin to operate near peak efficiency. It reaches three fundamental conclusions about knowledge worker priorities:

  • Speed up signing
  • Improve collaboration; make it smarter
  • Modernize document sharing

The PDF Association helped conduct the study, and by agreement with Nitro, the raw data is available to PDF Association members.  Watch Nitro’s Sam Thorpe present the survey results at PDF Day in Washington DC.

Download the report from Nitro.


Tags: DMS, productivity, survey
Categories: Document Management, ECM