It’s a question that vexes vendors of web-based solutions everywhere: why do people still insist on PDF files? And why does PDF’s mindshare keep going up? “PDF is such antediluvian technology!” they say. “It’s pre-web, are you kidding me? It’s so old-f …
PDF is PDF because files produced with one vendor’s software can be read using a different vendor’s software with no loss of fidelity. Interoperability is key to our industry. The PDF Association is a international membership organization dedicated to …
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An independent consultant, Duff Johnson is Chairman of the North American chapter and Vice Chairman of the Board for the PDF Association worldwide. A veteran of the electronic document industry, Duff serves as Project Co-Leader of ISO 32000 (PDF) and US Chair and Spokesperson for ISO 14289 (PDF/UA).
In 1996, Duff founded Document Solutions, Inc., the first electronic document service bureau dedicated to PDF technology. More recently, he has served as CEO of Appligent Document Solutions, one of the first companies producing commercial software to manipulate PDF files, and later, as President of NetCentric Technologies.
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The PDF Association cooperates with international associations dealing with Document Management and Enterprise Content Management issues. In North America, our partner organizations include: