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FaaS – Small Is Beautiful

Function as a Service (FaaS) as a relatively new cloud model is also an attractive option in document and output management. But for which processes is FaaS suitable? The advantages and disadvantages need to be weighed up carefully here.

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PDF/A “for dummies”

This post provides users with a quick overview of PDF/A explaining what it is, why it should be used, what is important about it and how to create PDF/A files.

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Why PDF matters to Information Governance

This Global Information Governance Day it’s time to focus on how better PDF = better IG. #GIGD

GIGD on a globe


Is the role of encryption key for information governance?

It is essential to understand that with long term storage secure formats does not in themselves prevent user error or data corruption.

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Universal Accessibility – Barrier-free Communication Is More than Inclusion

In fact, it’s about up-valuing content and documents to intelligent information media. In the final analysis, data is the raw material of any digital transformation – including and especially in document and output management.

Assistive technology street markers


Understanding UTF-8 in PDF 2.0

PDF Association’s CTO, Peter Wyatt discusses text strings in PDF.



KPI: Not an end in itself

Key performance indicator (KPI) systems must also be strictly oriented to the strategic corporate goals in document and output management – otherwise they remain ineffective.

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20 years of transparency in PDF

PDF Association CTO Peter Wyatt explains the transparent imaging model in PDF and recounts its significance since Adobe introduced this technology in 2001.

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A Deeper Dive: 5 Ways Print Workflow Will Easily Drive Future Success

Recently, we discussed 5 effective ways post-composition helps print production workflows handle more business, more efficiently. Let’s take a closer look at 5 ways post-composition workflow solutions can make an impact in your print environment:

Solimar Systems 5 ways for enhanced productivity


Announcing the Email Archiving with PDF Liaison Working Group

Almost every email client can save email messages as PDF files, but none do so in a manner that retains email structures or metadata proving message authenticity. The EA-PDF specification development effort will explore a better way.

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