Unpack various aspects of Digital Archiving, including digital sentencing, retention, and disposal. Digital Preservation and Continuity emphasise long-term preservation of records, risk management around digital records, and technical metadata for digital archiving touching on the notion of interoperability in assessing your agency's digital information governance maturity.


At the end of this workshop, you should be able to:

  • Understand the differences between digital archiving, preservation, perpetuation, data archiving and data backups
  • Explain what preservation is and the four stages and processes involved in digital preservation
  • Explain the different types of preservation activities and introduce some common standards
  • Understand what digital continuity is and introduce the Digital Preservation Capability Maturity Model (DPCMM)