Posts Tagged ‘information management’

Enterprise Search – part 2 April 20, 2015 1 Comment

Our recent post about our latest Digital Implementers Group workshop, in which we discussed Enterprise Search technologies, has generated a fair bit of discussion. I thought it might be a good opportunity to delve into this a bit more, as well as discuss the role of the digital implementers group. The Digital Implementers Group The Digital Implementers […]

New podcasts on Future Proof April 2, 2015 No Comments

On the 17th of March we had our Records Managers Forum. State Records NSW uses the forum to share information about key initiatives with our public offices. It is also a place for lively discussion with colleagues from across the government sector. As usual, we have published the podcasts so that those who could not make it on the day […]

Have your say – the NSW Digital Government Survey September 16, 2014 No Comments

The NSW Government has established the Accelerating Digital Government Taskforce. The Taskforce has been asked to “deliver a vision and roadmap for a digital government that is agile and innovative, optimising the value of information assets and digital technologies to anticipate needs and deliver better public services.” We’re excited by this initiative, which fits in […]

Why we love blogging – the story of Future Proof July 24, 2014 1 Comment

A little while ago we were asked by another government agency interested in blogging to explain how the Future Proof blog fits in with State Records’ business objectives, and to outline some of the outcomes we think Future Proof achieves. To us, this form of social media engagement has been really critical in helping State Records to achieve […]

IM FAQs – Office 365, social media monitoring, managing digital photos, voice recordings and more July 9, 2014 No Comments

Each week the Government Recordkeeping team at State Records answers dozens of enquiries about all aspects of government information management. Some of the digital information management questions we have answered lately include: We want to use Office 365 – is it a problem under the State Records Act that corporate information will be stored out of […]

NARA’s summary of records management automation approaches June 20, 2014 1 Comment

I have previously blogged about the US National Archives and Records Administration’s (NARA) approach to cloud email. NARA has issued a paper which surveys the available strategies for improving records capture through automation. It highlights the advantages, the maturity, and the risks and drawbacks of these approaches. Continuing in the theme of drawing on good […]

Ants and archives and leveraging expertise for strategic information management #IAM_2014 May 30, 2014 1 Comment

This week to celebrate Information Awareness Month, we have done a series of posts on emerging digital information management challenges, such as digital business transitions, digital disposal, social media management and cloud email. In the last of our IAM posts however, we are not looking forward to see what is coming but are instead looking back […]

The complexity of digital transitions – happy #IAM_2014 May 26, 2014 No Comments

To celebrate Information Awareness Month, this week at State Records we are going to explore some of the key challenges facing information professionals today, starting with digital transitions. So what are digital transitions? photo by: Gideon Burton

What is information management? May 19, 2014 No Comments

Information is at the core of government business, and is a core asset. A big deal  is made of this in government ICT strategies (NSW, New Zealand) and it is commonly heard from ICT research firms like Ovum and Gartner,  but what does it actually mean? We emphasise that it if you want value from […]

Using third-party apps for citizen engagement: information management considerations February 18, 2014 No Comments

Many government organisations are investigating the use of third-party apps. Specialised apps are growing in popularity because they can bring substantial efficiencies, including consolidating communications, streamlining processes and centralising data. However there are information issues and risks that need careful consideration. photo by: Wright Way Photography