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Function definition: Tools that support the planning of preservation activities.
Lifecycle stage: Preservation Planning

Tools for this function

AIPscanRepository-wide reporting for Archivematica and its Storage Service
AOR (Assessing Organisational Readiness)Assessing Institutional Digital Assets: Self-assessment tool for describing institutional readiness and capabilities for digital asset management and digital preservation
CARDIOCARDIO is a benchmarking tool for data management strategy development
Cost of Inaction CalculatorA calculator to analyze the Cost of Inaction of not digitizing/preserving audiovisual assets
D-Net Software KitSoftware Kit creates a network of repositories that share the infrastructure services necessary to process and provide access to digital content.
DMAOnline (Data Management Administration Online)Provides a single dashboard view of how various departments contribute to RDM activities and how an institution is performing in terms of its compliance with policies
DMPToolDMPTool is an online service to enable researchers to create data management plans now required by many funding agencies, and to receive tailored institutional guidance to help them in the process.
DMPonlineDMPonline is the DCC's data management planning tool.
DPCMM (Digital Preservation Capability Maturity Model)Maturity / gap analysis model for digital preservation
DRAMBORADRAMBORA offers a quantifiable insight into the severity of risks faced by repositories right now, and an effective means for reporting these.
Data Asset FrameworkThe Data Asset Framework (formerly the Data Audit Framework) provides organisations with the means to identify, locate, describe and assess how they are managing their research data assets.
Digital Preservation Management Tools and TechniquesA toolset for developing standards compliant digital preservation management documentation on an array of topics
Embedding Repositories Self-Assessment ToolEmbedding Repositories Self-Assessment Tool is comprised of a series of questions designed to quantify the degree that a digital repository is ‘embedded’ within its institution – the extent to which both the organisation's research and its administrative culture recognise the repository’s value and take full advantage of its capacity.
FFAStransTask automation engine, mostly used in audio and video visual content management.
GoobiWorkflow Management Tool
HoliRiskHoliRisk is a framework and online tool to support the development of a risk assessment based on principles from ISO31000.
Levels of Born-Digital AccessA tiered set of recommendations that help guide organizations in the planning and implementation of born-digital access provisions.
NARA Preservation Planning FrameworkNARA complete Preservation Plan collection for all their object types, requesting your interaction.
NDSA Levels of PreservationThe "Levels of Digital Preservation" are a tiered set of recommendations for how organizations should begin to build or enhance their digital preservation activities.
PLATOPlato is a preservation-planning tool for organisations charged with safeguarding digital materials.
RMCASRMCAS is an assessment tool for organisations wishing to map their current records management infrastructure against community best-practice.
SCOUTA brief description
Tufts Submission-Agreement Builder ToolSABT is a web-based tool that guides records creators and records managers through the process of creating submission agreements, both for single transfers and for standing submissions.

An introduction to Preservation Planning and how the tools can help: DPC Webinar: Technology Bytes - Ed Pinsent and Steph Taylor