The DPC Rapid Assessment Model (DPC RAM) is a digital preservation maturity modelling tool that has been designed to enable DPC RAM homerapid benchmarking of an organization’s digital preservation capability. The full DPC RAM model and a worksheet for recording and visualizing results can be downloaded below, or scroll down to find translations of the model.

  DOWNLOAD dpc ram (PDF)  


Watch Introductory Video 

This video gives a 15 minute introduction to DPC RAM and includes information on what it is, why we created it and how to use it.



Translations of DPC resources are carried out by volunteers within the community. See our acknowledgements page for further details on our translators and how to contribute. 

  • 简体中文 - 数字保存联盟快速评估模型(Simplified Chinese)

  • 繁體中文 - 數位保存聯盟快速評估模型 (Traditional Chinese)

Previous versions of DPC RAM are also available. 


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How to submit comments and feedback on DPC RAM

DPC RAM will evolve and develop in response to developments in the field of digital preservation and community feedback. If you have any suggestions for updates or additions, please complete our online feedback form. NDA final logo Black



This model was developed in conjunction with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.


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