Posts Tagged ‘change management’

4. Change management aspects of implementing EDRMS October 4, 2016 No Comments

This podcast episode was recorded at the Records Managers’ Forum on 30 March 2009. In this podcast, Michael Smith, Manager, Records and Archives Management Services, University of Western Sydney discusses some of the change management aspects involved in implementing and EDRMS. Michael discusses some of the principles that guide the small decisions that cumulatively affect […]

Digital implementers group – executive and management support during change March 18, 2016 No Comments

Last week, the Digital Implementers Group met for one of their regular six-weekly meetings. As always, the group shared some fascinating insights into their current projects. The focus of the discussion was on the support required for managing information and records through organisational change. Members discussed the important factors and challenges, and how they had addressed […]

People and organisational culture – creating the environment for digital transformation August 21, 2015 No Comments

Last week we had our regular Digital Implementers’ Group meeting. This time, the topic was focused around people and organisational culture. The group’s members what are the necessary cultural factors in organisations which have strong digital information and records management, and what are the cultural barriers. Representing in the group were are wide range of […]

Records Managers Forum presentations now available on Future Proof August 19, 2015 No Comments

The podcasts from last week’s Records Managers Forum are now available on Future Proof. The Records Managers Forum highlight achievements and projects in NSW Government agencies. It promotes communication between NSW public sector records managers and provides an opportunity to exchange news and discuss issues of current concern. Last week’s forum was hosted by State […]

System decommissioning, migration, and manager responsibilities – summary of the June Digital Implementers group June 22, 2015 No Comments

Last week we had our regular Digital Implementers group meeting. As usual, a diverse group attended from across government. There was a lively discussion around the various implementation challenges the organisations are facing, as well as discussion of data migration and decommissioning challenges, and management accountabilities for information.

Recent digital advice May 1, 2015 No Comments

State Records is constantly talking to government organisations about a fascinating range of projects. These range broadly from questions about data migration to ongoing engagements about digital business transformation. Some of the issues we have covered recently include: Email in the cloud. We have talked to a number of organisations trying to determine how to appropriately manage email when a cloud transition […]

New Standard on Records Management issued to the NSW Public Sector March 2, 2015 No Comments

The Standard on Records Management was issued to the NSW public sector today. It has been over a year of planning, development and consultation, and we had some great feedback from the professional community. The standard is now available on the State Records NSW website together with implementation resources. A comprehensive implementation guide is available […]

Recent digital advice – the challenges currently facing public offices November 25, 2014 No Comments

Recently we’ve been very active out and about talking to public offices about their digital projects and the information management issues they are facing. Scenarios we talked about included the redevelopment of client management systems, expanding ECM/EDRMS systems to enable collaboration across agencies in a cluster, and the consolidation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. […]

Cloud email – what’s happening with the information? #IAM_2014 May 29, 2014 1 Comment

Email has become a ubiquitous business tool in the last 20 years. It has become the default tool for purposes too numerous to list: announcements, distributing documents, sales and customer service interactions, among other uses. Email’s versatility means it is used in all areas of an organisation’s business, which means that it may hold information […]

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 […]