Posts Tagged ‘cloud computing’

Cloud and the future of digital communities October 24, 2016 No Comments

I attended the GovDC Marketplace event held 15 September and I learnt a lot of things from listening to presentations, workshops and panel discussions about using cloud-based technologies from both the public sector and providers. Recommendations on cloud implementations It was great to hear the advice of cloud service providers to agencies regarding cloud implementation as it mirrors our advice on […]

Guidance on cloud email implementation now available September 27, 2016 No Comments

In our previous blog posts “Thinking more about moving email to the cloud” and “Cloud email – what’s happening with the information?”, we explored the drivers and potential information management issues on moving to cloud email. Also, we alluded to developing a guideline on cloud email. We are pleased to announce the release of our new guideline […]

Managing information in cloud systems November 7, 2014 No Comments

This week we had our regular EDRMS (Electronic Document and Records Management System) implementers’ group meeting. The meeting’s topic was managing information in cloud systems. A great thing about this group is the wide range of expertise in the room: today there were records and information managers, information specialists, operations directors and business analysts among the […]

Successful engagement for records and information management projects September 25, 2014 No Comments

This week we had our regular EDRMS implementers group meeting. As usual, a great group of people turned up from a wide range of organisations. Everyone is at various stages of implementing an EDRMS/ECM system, and many are responsible for a broader range of information management systems. A general theme in the group is a shift away from […]

Cloud email – what’s happening with the information? #IAM_2014 May 29, 2014 No Comments

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 […]

There is nothing new under the cloud August 27, 2013 2 Comments Talking to government organisations that are moving some of their operations to the cloud, you discover that many are doing excellent assessments to combat a lot of the ICT risks associated with moves to the cloud, such as examining security, down time, back up and restoration and performance related issues. Government organisations are also actively considering the requirements […]

Key digital recordkeeping enquiries July 2012 August 2, 2012 No Comments

This post is part of a new series where we report on some key digital recordkeeping enquiries received each month and the responses given. We hope that this information can assist others in managing their digital recordkeeping challenges. If you have feedback on the advice we have given or if you have additional suggestions, we would love to […]

Top 7 moments you should think, ‘Is my digital information OK??’ March 12, 2012 No Comments

photo credit: Rusty Clark Organisations run on information. Without good digital business information, organisations will be hampered by radically increased business risks, liabilities and inefficiencies. In even the most general scenarios, managing your digital business information so that it is accurate, accessible and accountable is a challenge. But seeking to manage it successfully through any […]

Aligning the cloud to your business requirements October 14, 2011 No Comments

photo credit: cwwycoff1 We have had recent meetings with some government agencies who are implementing a large cloud-based system. We had some good discussions and most of them focussed on developing options for aligning business requirements (and sound information management) with the cloud infrastructure. We all sorted out a few problems, identified some new ones and […]

Recordkeeping and the cloud June 9, 2011 1 Comment

photo credit: shaire productions At Future Proof, the digital recordkeeping question that we are most commonly asked at the moment relates to the cloud and recordkeeping. So, on International Archivists Day and @AskArchivists Day, we thought we’d blog about all the cloud-related advice available on our website in case you were interested but too shy to […]