Digitisation and robots help preserve the national memory

An intriguing article by The Guardian explains how ‘robots’ are helping to preserve old newspapers. Archivists in a Yorkshire outpost of the British Library are using the very latest conservation technology in a race to digitise 300 years of newspapers before they fade into oblivion. A gigantic robotic vault – the National Newspaper Building in […]

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E-signatures to be adopted by insurers

An article by Mortgage Introducer reports that Insurers are set to widely adopt e-signatures. Guy Williams, Sales and Marketing Director at insurance software developer LISS systems, predicts that Insurance providers will start using e-signatures “like dominoes” in the years ahead. E-signatures – which are widely adopted in America using solutions like DocuSign – allow customers […]

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Irish history goes digital with new scanning project

The Irish Times reports that the National Library of Ireland (NLI) has digitised around 400,000 parish records. The huge collection of Catholic parish register microfilms became available online as of July 8th, giving Irish ancestry a major boost, offering an interesting insight into Ireland’s involvement in the First World War and creating a new perspective […]

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‘Strategic plan’ needed for cyber security

Whether a company is hoping to establish itself among competitors, or maintain a strong performance, having a clear strategy can play an integral role in facilitating success. To this end, a strong business plan is vital to provide a defined outline for how a business is expected to develop and a standard way to respond […]

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Digital Processes Work… but avoid “doing a DVLA”!

Digital processes can transform business operations; however, it is important to avoid scenarios like the recent digital driving licence launch debacle, by ensuring that correct planning and implementation processes are in place. Failure to do so can result in a less than ideal scenario. It’s fair to say that the DVLA’s latest attempt to go […]

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