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The Pushmi-Pullyu Impact of Technology Innovation on Information Preservation

Mar 13, 2018 1:45:45 PM by John F. Mancini

It’s bad enough that those of us in the technology space use three letter acronyms as if we’re being paid per usage. So here's a quick definition of terms for those mystified by the title of this post. If you are not conversant in Dr. Doolittle (even the Eddie Murphy version), Pushmi-Pullyu is a "gazelle-unicorn cross that has two heads (one of each) at opposite ends of its body."

Many of you are aware that I’ve been working on a personal mystery project on the weekends that I’m publishing on Medium since it goes beyond the kind of thing we usually cover in this space (In search of my Grandparents -- A records management journey).

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Topics: archive, information governance, archiving, records management, information preservation

Is Your Organization Worried About Archiving External Social Activity? - Here's a List of 14 Solutions That Might Help

Jun 25, 2012 9:26:56 AM by John F. Mancini

One of the issues I spend some time worrying about is how to balance my enthusiasm for social technologies with the very real concerns that exist as organizations consider the control and compliance realities.

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Topics: actiance, socialware, arkovi, sonian, facebook, hanzo, pagefreezer, web 2.0, certified information professional, smarsh, ZL, backuptify, archiving, Compliance and records management, social media, social business, linkedin, nextpoint, iterasi, archivesocial, twitter, live office

A few notes on Email Architecture, Backup and Archiving

Feb 2, 2012 4:03:00 AM by John F. Mancini

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Topics: backup, email management, certified information professional, ecm, information professionals, archiving, certification, aiim, email

8 things you need to remember about message/e-mail archiving

Oct 27, 2009 2:33:57 AM by John F. Mancini

Thomas Bahr and Karsten Seifert work on projects for Enterprise Content Management within the Information Management Competence Group of BearingPoint. They have more than 10 years experience in ECM software. BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy. Owned and operated by its Partners throughout Europe, BearingPoint is offering its clients the best possible value in terms of tangible, measurable results by leveraging business and technology expertise. The company currently employs 3,250 people in 14 European countries and is serving commercial, financial and public services clients. 

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Topics: inbox, information management, 8 things, content management, ecm, archiving, aiim, bearing point, email, ediscovery, 8things, storage, FRCP, e-mail

PDF/A Seminar to be held at Print09

Aug 24, 2009 7:57:25 AM by John F. Mancini

AIIM in cooperation with the PDF/A Competence Center is holding several U.S. based PDF/Archive seminars.


  • September 15, 2009 - Chicago - McCormick Place (in conjunction with PRINT09) North Building, Level 1, Room N129

(Note: Other locations in the United States for the seminars are being planned.)

What will you learn?

Attendees will learn about how ISO 19005-1, Document management - Electronic document file format for long-term preservation - Part 1: Use of PDF 1.4 (PDF/A-1) defines a file format based on Portable Document Format (PDF) which provides a mechanism for representing electronic document in a manner that preserves their visual appearance over time.

Seminar Program:

8:00 Registration, Coffee and Networking

8:25 Opening and welcome

8:30 PDF/A 101 - Stephen Poe, Crawford Technologies

9:05 PDF/A for Scanned Documents: Paper Becomes Digital - Mark McKinney, LuraTech

10:30 Metadata: What's the Data all About? - Leonard Rosenthol, Adobe Systems

11:05 PDF/A for Today, Stephen Levenson, International Convenor PDF/A from U.S. District Courts

11:45 Closing Seminar

Price to attend - $125

To Register, please visit our PDF/A Seminar Registration Page

For more information, please email Betsy Fanning

Download the PDF/A Seminar Flyer for more information.

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Topics: PDF/A, Print09, archiving, pdf, records management

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