Posts Tagged ‘risk management’

74. Damage – the Journey from Destruction to Recovery January 8, 2018 No Comments

Presented: 11 December 2017 In this presentation, Christine Boardman provided a brief overview of insurance industry, how they respond to losses in the public and private sector and what happens when there is a claim on material damage or consequential loss. Accompanying presentation: Damage – the Journey from Destruction to Recovery (PDF, 11MB)

20. Meeting the challenges of digital recordkeeping September 30, 2016 No Comments

Accompanying presentation: Meeting the challenges of digital recordkeeping (PDF, 3.48MB) This presentation by Kate Cumming of State Records NSW was recorded at the Records Manager’s Forum on 17 November 2011. In this presentation Kate argued that a lack of strategic and long term vision in relation to information and technology management is putting recordkeeping, as well […]

21. Risk and records at the University of Technology, Sydney No Comments

Accompanying presentation: Risk and records at University of Technology, Sydney (PDF, 122KB) This presentation by Deborah Naray of the University of Technology, Sydney was recorded at the Records Manager’s Forum on 17 November 2011. In this presentation Deborah spoke about the recordkeeping risk and records assessment programs that are currently being rolled out across the University’s 200+ […]

22. Risk assessment for records and records systems – current projects in the international standards environment No Comments

This presentation by Anne Picot of the University of Sydney and the International Standards Organization’s Records Management Committee was recorded at the Records Manager’s Forum on 17 November 2011. In this presentation Anne discusses current work items being developed by the ISO’s Records Management Committee. Projects are underway to help define, mitigate and address the […]

Records and information management FAQs – Keeping metadata after destroying digital records July 21, 2015 No Comments

Many organisations across the NSW public sector have well established digital recordkeeping systems. As these systems have been in place for some years, they contain records that are able to be destroyed in accordance with approved retention and disposal authorities. A number of organisations have recently contacted us to discuss the requirements for keeping metadata […]

How does information and records management support privacy? May 28, 2015 No Comments

Recently, State Records staff attended a very informative session hosted by the NSW Privacy Commissioner, Dr Elizabeth Coombs. This “Privacy Matters” event was held to mark Privacy Awareness Week, which is an initiative supported by the Asia Pacific Privacy Awareness forum. State Records had a stand at the forum in conjunction with staff from NSW […]

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 […]

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 […]

National Audit Office UK report on managing the risks of legacy ICT to government service delivery November 19, 2013 No Comments

In September 2013, the National Audit Office of the UK released a report, Managing the risks of legacy ICT to public service delivery. The report notes that ‘as budgets are reduced, departments with large legacy ICT estates have found it challenging to reduce costs and improve customer service through better use and sharing of information’. […]

Facilitating good recordkeeping in local government August 23, 2011 No Comments

Posted on behalf of Catherine Robinson, Senior Project Officer, Government Recordkeeping. The Sydney Morning Herald has reported that Wollongong City Council is leading the way in providing smart technology to incoming Councillors to assist them in creating and capturing records of Council business. New Councillors elected in the September elections for Wollongong City Council will […]