Why does your organization write, design, print, and distribute informational materials like reports, articles, and brochures? Well, my first thought is so people will read it. Perhaps that’s a naïve thought. Of course, nowadays, everything is about SEO and getting found online or on a shelf of a whole bunch of other colorful brochures, but that doesn’t completely answer the question. Someone somewhere must have asked for information, and the best way to provide it was by getting together a brochure. You also must have thought other people would be interested in that information too, right?
Recently I got a call from an industry publication to attend their upcoming webinar on the future of Knowledge Management (KM). I had to chuckle as a) I didn’t know Knowledge Management was such a hot topic it demanded a webinar on its future, and b) how do you define the future of something that evolves through redefinition? Whatever way enterprises are leveraging information assets to gain value in five years will be defined as Knowledge Management.
Archive technology and standards have evolved enormously. But how do you know which innovations will lead you to success, and which ones lead to a dead end? In this post, I take a look at previous generations of archiving technology to see how the past can help us gain insight into a new generation of innovative technology.
An Inside Look at Making High Speed, High Volume Accessible Transaction Documents into Accessible PDF
For those that are in the transaction print production space, you may already be familiar with Print Transforms in the Enterprise Output Environment. Enterprise output operations have needed to convert Print Description Languages (PDL) from one format to another such as AFP to PDF, and more so recently with archiving, ePresentment and eDelivery requirements.