Posts Tagged ‘training’

Strategies for managing email – a multi-pronged attack at the University of Sydney October 23, 2017 No Comments

A colleague recently commented that email is the most unofficial official record generating system. Significant evidence of corporate decision making is contained in email messages, but the ease with which workers send and receive email, and the volume of email in the typical worker’s account, makes it difficult to identify records of enduring value. As […]

Records Managers Forum presentations now available on Future Proof August 30, 2017 No Comments

The podcasts and presentations from last week’s Records Managers Forum are now available. State Archives and Records NSW uses the Forum to engage with public offices and to provide an opportunity for other NSW public sector organisations to share information about key initiatives or government programmes. The Forum included presentations from: Geoff Hinchcliffe, Executive Director, […]

Game, set and match! – Gamifying records management eLearning October 14, 2016 2 Comments

The Council of the City of Sydney’s new records management eLearning module shows us that learning about records management can be a rewarding experience. The module uses gamification techniques to guide learners through their records management responsibilities while building a new park in the fictional city of Urbanville.

10. New online e-learning modules in records management September 30, 2016 No Comments

Accompanying presentation: elearning modules (PDF, 288 kb) The podcast “eLearning modules” was recorded at the Records Managers Forum on July 29, 2010. In this podcast, Janet Knight, Project Officer, Government Recordkeeping  describes the new e-learning modules in records management that are available  from State Records.  She covers the subject matter of the modules, how they can […]

16. Records management e-learning training at DSTA No Comments

The podcast “Records management e-learning training at DSTA” was recorded at the Records Managers Forum on March 24, 2011. In this podcast, Stephen Bedford, records management specialist for the Department of Services, Technology and Administration describes the process of developing, testing and implementing e-learning in records management across the department.

Key digital recordkeeping enquiries July 2012 August 2, 2012 No Comments

This post is part of a new series where we report on some key digital recordkeeping enquiries received each month and the responses given. We hope that this information can assist others in managing their digital recordkeeping challenges. If you have feedback on the advice we have given or if you have additional suggestions, we would love to […]

Once upon a time – share your stories about records management July 10, 2012 2 Comments A couple of weeks ago Janet and I went to a great conference run by the NSW Knowledge Management Roundtable. There were a range of excellent speakers but the last speaker of the day, Shawn Callahan, the founder of Anecdote, spoke about the value of storytelling. His presentation really resonated with us. Shawn said humans are story-telling […]

Summary of Managing recordkeeping risk in business systems workshops March and April 2012 April 4, 2012 No Comments

Photo source: In March and April Janet Knight and I have run two sessions of State Records’ free half-day workshop, Managing recordkeeping risk in business systems. At both sessions we have had a full house of really engaged and interested participants. Thanks to their enthusiasm and willingness to share expertise and experience, Janet and I have learned as much as hopefully […]

Records, risks, business systems and government information September 2, 2011 No Comments

photo credit: verlaciudad Last week State Records ran a half day workshop, Managing recordkeeping risk in business systems. We had a fantastic group of participants who really engaged with the topic and brought a whole range of valuable experience to the discussion. The workshop was developed to support implementation of State Records’s Standard on digital […]

ICT attitudes to recordkeeping: survey report now available November 9, 2010 No Comments

State Records recently received 217 responses to its online survey of NSW State Government ICT professionals. The responses we received were very informative and dispelled many of the common myths about ICT attitudes to recordkeeping.