Posts Tagged ‘records management’

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 […]

You don’t gotta catch ’em all: managing text messages for business December 22, 2016 No Comments

We recently published new advice on managing text messages as records. It provides guidance on how you can capture text messages into your corporate recordkeeping system. It is, however, only half of the conversation – and the second half at that. Before we jump into managing text messages as records, we need to think about […]

11. Records Management Assessment Tool September 30, 2016 No Comments

Accompanying presentation: Monitoring records management (PDF, 291 kb) The podcast “Monitoring records management” was recorded at the Records Managers’ Forum on Jul 29, 2010. In this podcast, Catherine Robinson, Senior Project Officer, Government Recordkeeping explains the roles and responsibilities of State Records and public offices in relation to monitoring records management performance and compliance. She […]

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 […]

Sharing ideas to solve one of life’s great mysteries: how to successfully implement an EDRMS April 4, 2013 1 Comment

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 […]

Mythbusting: Records management October 23, 2012 4 Comments

  http://www.flickr.com/photos/jameslaing/3766091432/ As a profession we urgently need to start mythbusting. I think we need to start countering the negative myths and stereotypes that are surrounding our role because persistent myths and stereotypes about records management are starting to threaten business information. These stereotypes are also threatening records and information management as a profession. In […]

Our top 10 tips for a great EDRMS implementation May 14, 2012 3 Comments

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 […]

NSW Police achieve efficiency and process improvement through innovative recordkeeping May 3, 2012 No Comments

Kate and I visited the Process and Records Services team at NSW Police headquarters recently. We were very impressed with a number of initiatives the team are undertaking and how they are reaching out to IT and the business. The main goals driving their projects include the desire to streamline business processes, reduce inefficiencies and […]

More digitisation case studies now available… March 13, 2012 No Comments

In February State Records released an Exposure Draft of its Managing digitisation programs and projects guidance. Two new case studies have now been added to this guidance.