‘Surveys’ Archive

Records Managers Forum presentations now available on Future Proof August 30, 2017 No Comments

The podcasts and presentations from last week’s Records Managers Forum are now available. State Archives and Records NSW uses the Forum to engage with public offices and to provide an opportunity for other NSW public sector organisations to share information about key initiatives or government programmes. The Forum included presentations from: Geoff Hinchcliffe, Executive Director, […]

On information risks, training, and digital recordkeeping issues March 8, 2017 No Comments

Last week we had our first Digital Implementers‘ Group meeting for 2017. We gave a preview of our new workshop – Introduction to Information Risk Assessment, which set the tone of the meeting. The Workshop The workshop is designed to help participants understand the risk assessment process within the context of the Standard on records […]

Reviewing the Standard on Digital Recordkeeping March 27, 2014 1 Comment

The Standard on Digital Recordkeeping articulates the core requirements that State Records sets public offices for managing their digital information. The standard was issued in 2008, so it is due for a review. Since then, there have been major changes to the structure and operations of government, and to the digital technologies which support government […]

News for Chief Executives – State Records survey results flag digital information risks December 5, 2013 No Comments

Each year State Records  distributes a newsletter to all Chief Executives in the NSW public sector. This year’s newsletter highlights some of the key results from State Records’ 2013 Digital recordkeeping survey report. It is the aim of the newsletter to start conversations between chief executives, management, business, ICT and records and information staff about the […]

State Records survey on electronic document and records management system (EDRMS) use in NSW government: report September 24, 2012 2 Comments

Image by t.magnum at http://www.flickr.com/photos/nickperez/2569423078/ On 31 August State Records sent out a survey request to all its recipients of the For The Record newsletter, asking them to complete a short survey on Electronic Document and Records Management Systems (EDRMS) use in NSW government. This informal information survey ran for 2 weeks, until 12 September. 62 […]

State Records social media and recordkeeping survey results May 24, 2012 No Comments

http://www.flickr.com/photos/smemon/5547535499/ Last month State Records distributed an informal online survey to our NSW public sector records contacts, to ask about social media use in NSW government. In this post we report on all the results.

State Records survey on social media use in NSW government May 3, 2012 1 Comment

Do you work in NSW government? Does your organisation tweet? Have a Facebook page? Use Yammer? Collaborate over a wiki? Or post videos to You Tube? If so we would love to hear from you! If your NSW public office uses social media to raise its profile, communicate directly with the public and/or collaborate on a […]

The problems of identifying which digital records to keep and which to throw away: survey shows digital disposal is hard December 15, 2011 No Comments

photo credit: justindoub In October 2011, State Records distributed a survey on public sector attitudes and practices in relation to digital disposal to all NSW public offices. During the two week period it was available, 83 individual survey responses were received. The key issues that emerge from this survey are: limited record destruction is taking […]

Information management – is it the new ‘thing’? October 11, 2011 2 Comments

“Information is a strategic asset and must be managed like other assets, such as people or capital.” So says the Global research firm Gartner. What we records and information managers have been saying for years!

ICT attitudes to recordkeeping: survey report now available November 9, 2010 No Comments

State Records recently received 217 responses to its online survey of NSW State Government ICT professionals. The responses we received were very informative and dispelled many of the common myths about ICT attitudes to recordkeeping.