Posts Tagged ‘Digital archives’

Case Study – External Pilot – Machine Learning and Records Management September 24, 2018 2 Comments

Conclusion of our exploratory adventure Just over 12 months ago the Digital State Archives team here at NSW State Archives was challenged to explore the application of machine learning to records management with a specific focus on digital disposal. We began by publishing a preliminary research blog which assessed the ‘state of art’ of the […]

Case Study – Internal Pilot – Machine Learning and Records Management March 20, 2018 4 Comments

Motivation In 2017 State Archives NSW’s Digital Archives team began investigating the application of machine learning to records management. The first deliverable of this project was a research paper published on the FutureProof blog that explored the state of art (what the technology is capable of) and state of play (how it is being used […]

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, […]

32. The State Records Digital Archives Migration Methodology September 28, 2016 No Comments

This podcast episode was recorded at the State Records Records Managers Forum on 31 July 2013. In this podcast, Cassie Findlay, the Manager of the State Records Digital Archives Project discusses the methodology that has been developed to migrate records to State Records Digital Archives facility. In her presentation Cassie outlines the components of the […]

35. Digital State Archives update No Comments

This podcast episode was recorded at the State Records Records Managers Forum on 24 March 2014. In this presentation, Cassie Findlay, Project Manager Digital Archives, gives an update on the Digital State Archives project. Accompanying presentation: Digital State Archives update (PDF, 7.3MB)

38. Digital State Archive becomes operational No Comments

This podcast episode was recorded at the State Records Records Managers Forum on 30 July 2014. In this presentation, Cassie Findlay, Project Manager Digital Archives, launches the business-as-usual operations of the Digital State Archive and describes the tools and capabilities that are now available for NSW public offices. Digital Archives presentation for Records Managers Forum […]

46. Update on Digital State Archive, OpenGov NSW, and Data NSW No Comments

In this presentation, Richard Lehane, Manager Digital Archives, gives an update on the Digital Archives team and work on OpenGov NSW and Data NSW. Richard explained the approach to digital preservation, including the challenges of preserving context. Richard also talked about the ramping up of business-as-usual digital archives transfer projects, and invited interested public offices […]

Saving our digital history byte by byte July 7, 2016 No Comments

The following is an insight from the Digital Archives team here at State Records with a fascinating look back at our recent digital history. On 30 June 1992, First State Computing transferred the database that had been used in the recently ended Royal Commission into the Former Chelmsford Private Hospital and Mental Health Services in […]

Decommissioning and digital archives – different models January 4, 2016 No Comments

We’re often asked how State Records NSW does digital preservation. Really the defining feature of our approach is its flexibility: we apply a project management-based methodology (the Digital Archives Migration Methodology) to all transfers of digital State archives. This means that we assess, define and document appropriate preservation strategies for each individual transfer (using project […]

News for Chief Executives – Future Proof issue 7 May 15, 2015 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 major initiatives of the last year across State Records, including the new Standard on Records Management, the launch of business as usual operations for the Digital State Archive, and enhancements to the OpenGov and […]