Posts Tagged ‘web 2.0’

19. Government 2.0 – How it relates to Archives 2.0 September 30, 2016 No Comments

Accompanying presentation: Government 2.0 – How it relates to Web 2.0 This was recorded as part of State Records NSW’ internal staff development program, Digital Awareness Month (DAM). For more information about Digital Awareness Month see the DAM it! blogpost. Adrian Cunningham, formerly of the National Archives of Australia and now with Queensland State Archives, was […]

Why you need social media recordkeeping September 23, 2013 2 Comments

Last week I spoke at Akolade’s Social media communication strategies in government 2013 conference in Sydney. It was a fantastic conference, with inspiring case studies about government use of social media from the City of Sydney, the NSW Police Force, Coffs Harbour City Council, the Department of Education, Training and Employment in Queensland, the Australian […]

State Records social media and recordkeeping survey results May 24, 2012 No Comments Last month State Records distributed an informal online survey to our NSW public sector records contacts, to ask about social media use in NSW government. In this post we report on all the results.

State Records survey on social media use in NSW government May 3, 2012 1 Comment

Do you work in NSW government? Does your organisation tweet? Have a Facebook page? Use Yammer? Collaborate over a wiki? Or post videos to You Tube? If so we would love to hear from you! If your NSW public office uses social media to raise its profile, communicate directly with the public and/or collaborate on a […]

Social media in government and recordkeeping #socialmediagov December 21, 2011 1 Comment

photo credit: Marc_Smith Last week I spoke at the Social Media in Government Conference organised by Informa in Canberra. I was there to talk about the role of recordkeeping in the Web 2.0, social media world but really enjoyed the range of other presentations that highlighted the active and innovative use of social media in […]

Arrgghhh! RIMPA Convention organisers don’t need to walk the plank! September 28, 2011 No Comments

In mid September I attended the Records and Information Professionals Australasia (RIMPA) 2011 inForum Convention in Darwin. The theme was Communicate: Collaborate: Innovate.    

Recordkeeping, web 2.0 and social media September 16, 2011 1 Comment

photo credit: Cappellmeister Last month I ran a workshop at the Local Government Web Network ( conference on recordkeeping and web 2.0. This is always a really great conference: beautifully organised, diverse and interesting presentations and an excellent group of engaged participants. At the workshop there was a whole host of interesting discussion, so here […]

Traces of Nathan April 16, 2010 No Comments

As anyone who works in recordkeeping knows, government records are inextricably bound up with the ebb and flow of administrative and  political change. This is no less true in the digital environment, a recent case in point being the departure of the former Premier, Nathan Rees, who was  removed by the Labor caucus and replaced […]

Keeping records of your web 2.0 business September 15, 2009 3 Comments

At the recent NSW Public Sphere event at Parliament House hosted by Penny Sharpe MLC, NSW government organisations including the NSW Police, the Department of Education and Training and NSW Transport and Infrastructure spoke about initiatives in their organisations that are taking advantage of new and popular web 2.0 technologies such as wikis, microblogging (Twitter), photo and document sharing sites and blogs.

Future Proof Update July 2009 – Technology and the changing nature of records management July 23, 2009 No Comments

New technologies are transforming the way organisations work. Thoughtfully planned and implemented, they can bring real business benefits. Too often, however, we rush into the adoption of new tools and fail to properly consider their role and purpose. Similarly, we often fail to consider how our existing records management practices will cope with these new ways of working, and […]