Posts Tagged ‘social media’

Social media enquiries on Workplace by Facebook, Twitter feeds and archiving February 23, 2017 No Comments

In keeping with our social media theme for the month of February, we’ve collated some of the enquiries and our responses relating to social media. Q1: Our organisation is currently rolling out Workplace by Facebook for staff. We will be using this site to collaborate on work matters and as a means to reduce emails. […]

We are reviewing our “Strategies for Managing Social Media Records” guidance February 15, 2017 No Comments

It has been nearly four years since we published our guidance “Strategies for managing social media records.” We have updated the guideline with relevant information on new technologies to ensure that we are providing you with current information. However, news, blogs, directives, etc. on the @Potus handover, and the transition strategy for the other social […]

Tweets, Facebook posts, and other social media information are State records February 6, 2017 No Comments

Following our posts on text messages and messaging services, we would like to remind NSW public offices that messages or information posted on social media channels/sites/platforms are State records. The State Records Act 1998 (the Act) defines a record as ‘any document or other source of information compiled, recorded or stored in written form or […]

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 […]

IPAA Legal Eagle Social Media Seminar August 20, 2014 No Comments

Today I went to the Institute of Public Administration Australia’s “Legal Eagle” Social Media seminar with a colleague. The seminar was presented by Alec Christie, who is a Partner with law firm DLA Piper. Alec provided some wide ranging insights for managing risks to organisational reputation and privacy, and some of the important legal considerations in those […]

The challenge of applying information governance to Yammer and other social media frameworks July 24, 2014 No Comments

Today we had our regular meeting of the EDRMS Implementers Group and the topic for discussion was social media information management. Managing social media information for all the lovely NSW government records and information managers assembled today is a challenge. With social media information there is a lot of it, most of it is low […]

Why we love blogging – the story of Future Proof 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 […]

Strategies for managing social media information #smday July 1, 2014 No Comments

Social media is a tool that can connect government services directly with community needs. Business models are shifting fundamentally and social media platforms are becoming increasingly significant business environments for all sorts of government operations. As this transition occurs, we need to ensure that government operations continue to have the information they need to support […]

How does information retention and disposal work in social media environments? #IAM_2014 May 28, 2014 No Comments

In our next post to celebrate Information Awareness Month, we are again looking at social media. As information professionals, we need to respond to the fact that a lot of key business operations are moving to social media technologies.  photo by: Book Worm Laser & Design