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Latest revision as of 13:36, 1 August 2013

Processes Complexity Usability Currency Fear Factor Popularity X Factor Description
Emulation 95 64 45 86 32 93 Emulation utilises software that mimics the function of (typically) obsolete hardware or software in order to gain access to data with it's original look and feel. Viewed by some as unnecessarily complicated, and by others as the only way to preserve complex or interactive content.
Migration 84 76 75 58 51 71 Migration is the conversion of data from one format to another, and can be applied to transform data at risk of obsolescence into a more usable format. Tends to be more popular for converting data for access purposes.
Refreshing
Replication
Encapsulation
Fixity checks
Characterisation
Planning (e.g. format policy)
Cataloguing
Ingest