Business case

The Business case is needed to justify the resources required for preservation. It will be built on the value of the objects and the costs involved in their preservation.

It will probably be embedded within a particular governance system and business models, defining risks about assumptions of value. There will almost certainly be options for trade-offs between costs, risks and capabilities

Asset base

Issue WP/Project/Tools/Services Asset Evidence

Creation of business case


Deliverables [Download not found] and [Download not found]




Business case toolkit

DP Impact

Use a risk based assessment of digital assets to determine archive strategy

Business case as the backbone of sustainability conditions


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Lack of business cases based on quantitative evidence of usage of preserved assets, actual quantifiable benefits and thus value measurements

Ingest fees


PANGEA has long standing experience in calculating ingest costs which are perceived as the cost driver of the project.



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