Posts Tagged ‘IAMS’

Sharing ideas to solve one of life’s great mysteries: how to successfully implement an EDRMS April 4, 2013 No Comments

This week the members of the EDRMS Implementers Discussion Group met for the first time to talk about their organisations’ experiences in implementing systems to support digital recordkeeping. This is a new group facilitated by State Records to promote the sharing and re-use of ideas, tools and approaches for implementing EDRMS (electronic document and records […]

Our top 10 tips for a great EDRMS implementation May 14, 2012 1 Comment

We are currently reviewing our Future Proof blog to improve its structure and navigation and have discovered that, since its inception in 2008, the most commonly searched for terms is ‘EDRMS.’ We have been advising agencies for a number of years about EDRMS and implementation projects. We have published some information about EDRMS on the […]

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.

Putting out fires with better metadata February 15, 2010 No Comments

Up until last year, the NSW Fire Brigades had a records management system that had been in use for over ten years. photo credit: pqs As a very large organisation with over 4000 staff spread across the State and as an organisation that performs a high risk and critically important role, Fire Brigades had a […]

Change management in an EDRM project November 3, 2009 No Comments

The Roads and Traffic Authority are about to embark on an EDRM project to replace CARMS. Part of this project involves the creation of a Change Management Strategy, being developed for us by KPMG, which includes a high level training and communication plan.

Future Proof Update August 2009 – Selecting software for managing records August 21, 2009 No Comments

What does NSW government recommend and how can I work out what’s best for me?

As you’re probably aware, a number of software products whose specific purpose is managing records and other information assets are available in the marketplace.

Future Proof update Feb 09 – Managing digital records guidelines February 23, 2009 1 Comment

A belated ‘Happy New Year’ from all the staff at State Records. We hope you all had a safe and relaxing festive season. What is Future Proof update? Welcome to the very first edition of Future Proof update. We envisage that Future Proof update will be a monthly blog focusing on digital recordkeeping issues and […]

Identifying benefits for a business case January 16, 2009 No Comments

We all know that putting a case for information management projects can be challenging, especially when resources are scarce. However there are many tangible and intangible benefits that can be realised from the implementation of an Information Asset Management Software system such as an EDRMS. These benefits might fall under broad areas such as finding […]

Selecting recordkeeping software to suit your organisation August 28, 2008 No Comments

The decision to select a product to manage digital records must be driven by an organisation’s needs and closely linked to business benefits. Generally an organisation will develop a specification document which identifies the functionality and requirements for the organisation. Various software products may have different strengths in various functions (such as document management and records management) and […]

New IAMS contract can save you money July 10, 2008 3 Comments

The new Department of Commerce contract for Information Asset Management Systems (IAMS) has been issued. The vendors listed on the new contract have provided the most competitive prices so far for their products for NSW Government agencies. The contract can also be used by Councils, State owned corporations and even NGOs! The User Guide, which has […]