PLUS – 6 ways to beat the z-order problem in the first place! It’s the content reordering nightmare. You are manually tagging a PDF in Adobe Acrobat. All of a… 3 key tips for beating Acrobat’s z-order nightmare
A recent World Bank study (PDF) analyzed download rates for reports published on the World Bank website. The study showed that although 13% of World Bank reports in PDF are downloaded over… Clickbait to make your head shake
Legendary content management guru Frank Gilbane wrote an article in 1993 discussing the fact that all significant content was (then) distributed on paper. He wondered: what would come next? First: why… The future of electronic documents: Gilbane’s view from 1993
I love Apple products. My desktop is a Mac Mini, my road-warrior is a MacBook Pro and I upgrade my iPhone every other version. My iPad 1 still works reasonably… Apple’s Preview: Still not safe for work
It’s easy to understand that stable, reliable records-keeping is essential to business, government and society in general. When paper and its microfilm cousin were the only media for records the world… Archival standards: an interview with NARA
The time when content producers could focus on delivering a given visual appearance without concerning themselves with underlying structure or reusability is coming to an end. As is so often… Accessible content: legal and regulatory update
I’ve been tracking the relative popularity of electronic document file-formats for several years – here’s the February 2014 survey. Along the way I’ve noticed that the .com domain (and at… 98% of .com is HTML but 38% of .gov is PDF!
The UK’s Government Digital Service (GDS) is responsible for spearheading the development and adoption of digital services within and delivered by the British government. The GDS is studying file-formats to… 2 Lessons from UK government study on electronic document usage