Solve Your Digital Stewardship Issues

Here is how we can help you solve your digital stewardship problems with our digital preservation and digital curation consulting services. These challenges include documents, multimedia, and research data sets.

Why Digital Preservation and Digital Curation?

Organizing your digital assets means you can more easily store, retrieve, preserve, and share them. The benefit to you, your employees, clients, customers and users is that you can now spend your time consuming information and getting work done. Also, digital preservation and digital curation are specialty forms of Data Asset Management (DAM).

Furthermore, you won’t waste precious time searching for the information. Neither will you have to go elsewhere because it isn’t findable on your site or in your internal system. It saves time, money, and frustration all around. Last, in the event you need to access certain data or information for legal or compliance reasons, the correct information and data is available.

What Digital Preservation and Digital Curation Consulting Services Provide

We deliver solid results with your digital photos, video, and documents by accomplishing the following.

  1. Organizing and naming files and folders.
  2. Correctly describing digital assets.
  3. Developing cataloging strategies.
  4. Creating or improving an ingestion workflow.
  5. Creating or improving your working files management processes.

Next, we aid in the development and maintenance of robust systems by advising on the selection of the right hardware and software. We help you set up back up systems and validate the data. Impact Zone provides aid in data migration. Last, we provide methods and processes for research data management.

We help you keep your digital assets over the long term (20- to 100- years or more) by applying the OAIS Reference Model (TDR/ISO 14721) recommendations, as appropriate. We advise on applying Trusted Digital Repository (TDR/ISO 16363) policies, as appropriate, to the data. Impact Zone enables you to implement human-readable preservation policies at the machine-level, when possible. Last, we perform other preservation-related work, as needed.

In addition, you may read portions of Jewel Ward’s doctoral work in digital preservation and curation on our blog. She has both hands-on experience and is familiar with the theories behind digital preservation. Since our consulting rates for our digital preservation and digital curation consulting varies by project scope and type, please contact us for further information.

Digital preservation and digital curation consulting for libraries and archives, and small businesses