How do we gain insight into how users’ views of documents are shifting? Google Trends is an increasingly interesting source of high-level marketplace data. By aggregating Google’s search data over time, reporting a term’s popularity as compared with all other searches.
The PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit’s objective is to establish a broad-based understanding of how PDF files should be tagged for accessibilty. It’s an opportunity to focus on establishing a common set of examples of accessible PDF content, and identify best-practice when tagging difficult cases.
The typical adoption curve for PDF technologies until approximately 2007 tended to track with that of the original PDF developer. Since then the marketplace has shifted; it’s no longer clear that Adobe drivesPDF feature support worldwide. Accordingly, we are happy to report that adoption of PDF 2.0 continues apace, with new vendors announcing their support every month.
The UK chapter of the PDF Association has been in operation since 2010 and is always happy to accept new members. Please get in touch if you require more information.
Tim Nelms is the European Director of Crawford Technologies and works with the world’s biggest banks, insurers, utilities and healthcare providers to print and digitise their customer communications. Tim’s experience in the ECM industry includes working on some of Europe and North America’s largest archiving projects with EMC, IBM, Alfresco, Adobe and Microsoft.
Tim is a passionate advocate of PDF technologies and in particular is a regular speaker and contributor to the debate on standards like PDF/A and PDF/UA. Tim’s daily goal is to ensure that every public and private sector organisations benefits by transforming into a digital businesses.
Justin Durkan as board member is Country Sponsor for the Benelux.
See a list of PDF Association member organizations in United Kingdom.