89. What are the active measures I need to put into place to address issues around data archiving and storage?

Futureproofing your data is a challenge for many small- to medium-sized heritage organisations.  Understanding the strategies and solutions available to archive files and data efficiently will enable you to develop a proactive approach to storing your organisation's data.

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This guide is designed to help leaders of heritage organisations decide on the best storage option for archiving digital data. It looks at what you need to consider before you choose a storage solution, as well as the pros and cons of some of the main options available.


Level 11. Beginners
You're starting from scratch, or you need a digital skills and knowledge refresh. You're time poor and need a quick fix.

Level 22. Development
You've mastered the basics and now you want to fine tune your digital skills and knowledge. You're looking for new ideas and inspiration to achieve what you want to achieve.

Level 33. Advanced
You know what you're doing digitally but you want to do it better. You're keen to test and experiment and take your heritage organisation to the next level.

Digital Heritage Hub is managed by Arts Marketing Association (AMA) in partnership with The Heritage Digital Consortium and The University of Leeds. It has received Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and National Lottery funding, distributed by The Heritage Fund as part of their Digital Skills for Heritage initiative. Digital Heritage Hub is free and answers small to medium sized heritage organisations most pressing and frequently asked digital questions.

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