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Presidential tweets, self destructing messages and the use of Shadow IT June 29, 2018 No Comments

Last month Information Governance ANZ hosted an entertaining evening with Jason R Baron on the topic of Presidential  tweets, Self-destructing messages and the use of Shadow IT. Jason is Co-Chair of the US Information Governance Initiative and previously served as Director of Litigation for the US National Archives and Records Administration. photo by: marfis75

Recordkeeping FAQs – Using third party software for business transactions December 18, 2017 No Comments

Across the NSW public sector, organisations are using a variety of third party software to manage their business. The recent NSW Auditor-General’s report into agency compliance with Government travel policies has highlighted some of the advantages and disadvantages with using third party software for business transactions.

Our machine learning road trip to Canberra July 3, 2017 No Comments

Earlier this month a small contingent from State Archives and Records NSW enjoyed a day travelling to Canberra to discuss appraisal, sentencing and all things machine learning with our colleagues from the National Archives of Australia (NAA). Glenn Humphries from our Digital State Archives team is undertaking research into machine learning which will be published […]

Mobile apps and patient records April 21, 2017 No Comments

Last October when it emerged that the Prime Minister and Cabinet were using the social messaging tool WhatsApp to communicate with each other[1], the Australian Signals Directorate advised that although the app was not on the approved list for sensitive and classified communications, they had no concerns about the use of it for ‘routine communications’[2].