Preserving state government digital information:
Business Case for Digital Preservation
Digital preservation is a continuous process and to be effective must be part of a routine. A business case is one way to make others aware of the issues associated with digital preservation and how their assets might be affected over the long-term if not addressed.
The following paper provides a list of essential elements for a business case, discusses some of the issues to consider when developing a business case for digital preservation, and provides resources for additional information.
November 9, 2011; links updated November 9, 2011