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Case Study – Digital Signatures at Lismore City Council October 17, 2018 No Comments

Organisations have been transitioning away from paper for a while, but continue to create some records in paper because of misconceptions about signatures and official documents. This reticence to use digital authentication presents a barrier to conducting business digitally from start to finish. To overcome such barriers and move into the digital signature space, Lismore […]

NSW Information Commissioner and Open Data Advocate launches NEW Open Data e-learning module June 5, 2018 No Comments

By Cameron Duffy Communications and Promotion Officer (IPC) NSW Information Commissioner and Open Data Advocate, Elizabeth Tydd, has launched a new e-learning module on Open Data in collaboration with the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI). ‘Launched in May to close out Information Awareness Month (IAM), our new Open Data e-learning module is an […]

Information Flow March 15, 2017 No Comments

Information Flow within organisations Information flows within an organisation, either formally or informally. The free flow of facts, ideas, data and opinions is constant and the lifeblood of any organisation. Information flows can also result in records being created with all the inherent issues associated with information integrity, accessibility, security and preservation.

New FAQs – Council Amalgamations and Checklist July 27, 2016 No Comments

FAQs:  Council Amalgamations – managing records and information through transition and administrative change This FAQ provides some advice around recent questions State Records has received in relation to Council amalgamations. What information do you need to consider? Information is an asset needed for the business of local government to continue; this is critical at any time […]

Digital Implementers Group – E-Approvals June 14, 2016 No Comments

Last week, the Digital Implementers Group, met at their regular six weekly meeting. A diverse group attended from various tiers of government to discuss E-approvals and associated challenges. Some members have already started the process and others want to learn more.