PDF Test Suites – Are They Worth It?

PDF Test Suites – Are They Worth It?

In 2014, 3,408 B2B companies were surveyed for the B2B Content Marketing Trends-North America report from the Content Marketing Institute. According to the report, respondents produced over 42,000 pieces of content per year to support content marketing efforts. Of this content, 37% (or 15,692 assets) represent long form content such as eBooks, white papers, and case studies, where the PDF works best to meet this need. Considering the complexity of the PDF format, companies with publishing workflows depend on different…

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Adding Passwords and Encryption to PDFs

Adding Passwords and Encryption to PDFs

The Portable Document Format, PDF, provides a variety of ways to secure a document to either prevent unauthorized users from opening it, or to prevent unauthorized changes from being made to the document. The most straightforward and common way to deal with either of these scenarios is to apply two different types of passwords to a PDF. This is where you need to understand both the use case of the document that is being secured and how that maps to…

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PRINT 17 is Right Around the Corner

PRINT 17 is Right Around the Corner

PRINT 17 is the largest printing, publishing, and graphics communications expo in the Americas, and if you’ve ever attended, you know, this is BIG. The show will be hosted at McCormick Place in Chicago – just a few miles from the Datalogics headquarters on Wacker Drive in the Loop. The PRINT expo is a really exciting place to be. You can see the newest printing presses in action, the latest in prepress technology, and so much more. There aren’t many…

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Pathways Between Learning Management Systems and Education-Based Technology are Improving Choices for Educators

Pathways Between Learning Management Systems and Education-Based Technology are Improving Choices for Educators

Learning Management Systems (LMS) have extraordinary adoption rates in higher education. According to Malcolm Brown, Joanne Dehoney, and Nancy Millichap, in The Next Generation of Digital Learning report, estimates of institutions running a Learning Management System are near 99%. Usage is high as well. 85% of faculty use an LMS with 74% saying it is a useful tool to enhance teaching. Student use is 83% with 56% saying they use it in most or all courses. No other academic application…

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