Posts Tagged ‘Information risk’

Taking a risk-based approach to recordkeeping June 26, 2017 No Comments

State Archives and Records NSW advises that high risk business areas in each organisation should be priorities for information management activity. By identifying its high risk business areas, an organisation can identify and mitigate any information-related risks these areas might face. At last week’s meeting of the Digital Implementers Group, the members talked about how […]

Records and information management FAQs – Deciding why, when and how to capture the content of links August 31, 2015 1 Comment

The Library of Congress recently posted some information on strategies being used to manage ‘link rot’ and ‘reference rot’. As described in the post, these terms refer to the problem of hyperlinked web addresses that fail to lead the reader to the desired content, either because the link is rotten (not working at all) or […]

Records management and the cloud – considerations for local government July 8, 2015 No Comments

This morning Catherine Robinson from State Records spoke at Akolade’s Cloud Services in Local Government conference in Sydney. This conference aimed to illustrate how local councils can successfully procure, implement and manage ‘as a service’ cloud platforms. Catherine’s talk focussed on the considerations for records and information management when using cloud services. Catherine talked about: […]

Making decisions about how long to keep digital information – #IAM_2014 May 27, 2014 1 Comment

For Information Awareness Month here at State Records, we are doing a series of posts on key challenges facing information professionals today. And, Master Chef style, these challenges don’t get much bigger than digital information retention and disposal. The ad hoc and unregulated deletion of information and the unwarranted over-retention of information can both critically affect […]

Identifying information risks that might be impacting on high risk business May 5, 2014 No Comments

High risk business areas in each organisation should be priorities for information management activity, to identify and mitigate any information-related risks these business areas might face. The following defines common and specific information risks, looks at some strategies for identifying areas of high risk business which face information risk and provides mitigation strategies and case […]