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How webPDF simplifies HR processes

Work in the HR department is becoming increasingly challenging. One reason for this is the shortage of skilled workers, which affects virtually all industries and keeps recruiting teams on their toes. Recruiting teams are finding it increasingly difficult to attract potential employees. On the other hand, complex HR processes mean that there is simply not…



Retention periods for long-term archiving

The most important information about the legal regulations “Retention period is the period of time within which documents subject to retention must be archived in an orderly manner.” That’s what Wikipedia says. What are documents subject to retention requirements in the first place and how long must they be archived? In this article, we answer…




Standardised long-term archiving with PDF/A

Why an ISO standard from 2005 is still future-proof Analogue archiving media such as microfilm and paper have long been a thing of the past. Even the image format TIFF, the first digital format, was replaced in the 1990s by a more efficient one, namely the Portable Document Format (PDF) published by Adobe Systems. Based…




Of the developer and his heroic rescue

About the challenges of the new webPDF film Moving images are part of every marketing mix these days. People simply love videos. Because we also like to be inspired by moving images, we commissioned a film shoot for our favourite product webPDF. So that we can show our customers in an entertaining format why webPDF…



The evolution of PDF/X – How it all began

Martin Bailey’s fascinating insight into the beginnings of PDF and PDF/X In the spring of 2022 Martin Bailey (technologist at Global Graphics and co-developer of PDF subset standards) published an extremely readable article on pdfa.org about the history of PDF/X from his point of view. The article gives a good insight behind the scenes, one…



More sustainability through PDF

Saving paper through digitisation Sustainability and environmental awareness now play an increasingly important role for all companies. Sustainable working, resource conservation and CO₂ neutrality are of great importance. The use of the PDF format has so many advantages here that it can confidently be described as a kind of “green technology”. After all, the implementation…




E-POST Solutions – digital mail as PDF/A

Deutsche Post sends digital copies as PDF/A as a service Deutsche Post continues to expand its digital services. For some time now, it has been offering business customers the option of automatically converting their letter post into digital copies. The processing is done in PDF/A. Customers then receive their mail on the E-POST portal or…




Mobile working with PDF documents improves

Trends in the digital working world The modern working world is constantly evolving. This process was also greatly accelerated by the pandemic. At the centre of the change is the ever-increasing digitalisation of a wide variety of work processes. The changes in the world of work are also changing the way we work. The focus…




PDF Days 2022 – Outlook Topic Block 3: Technology

Here you will find an overview of the planned upcoming contributions at the PDF Days 2022 in Berlin, which are organised by the PDF Association. The workshops and presentations at the event have already been divided into three thematic blocks in preparation. This means that visitors can easily find their way around and select the…




PDF Days 2022 – Outlook Topic Block 2: Implementation

Since the various workshops and presentations have been divided into three different thematic blocks by the PDF Association, we have compiled a short overview for each topic. There will be many presentations on the three topics of practical experience, implementation and technology. Here you will find all the presentations that are currently planned in the…