Tag Archives: records management

Who cares if records get lost?

When we hear about the lost records at the Home Office or other public sector organisations, many of us will not give it a second thought. We think that lost files or poor records management are facts of life. We … Continue reading

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The future of Records Management (A youtube video)

I thought it was time to join the YouTube generation and post a video. I narrated a PowerPoint presentation and converted it into a video. Although these tools have been around for a few years, I did this for two … Continue reading

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Is augmented reality the future for archives in a digital age?

I have been thinking about the future of archives for the next 20 years and how services will be delivered.  I am interested in how the public (archive users) will access the archives. In particular, I am interested in how … Continue reading

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Are you a filer or a searcher? Did your organisations teach you to file?

I know the title of this blog sounds like an obvious question and it may be a basic one. However, I wonder how many companies start from that basic level when developing their staff.  How many teach their staff to … Continue reading

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Records Management and data portability: Digital Shadows or Electronic Shells?

The EU is proposing a right to data portability.  How organisations respond, will have an effect on how they manage records in the future. People will be able to take their personal information from one social network organisation to another.  … Continue reading

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Here is the next revolution in records and records management?

The way organisations view records and records management is set to change. Records management has always been about compliance.  Businesses and governments have to comply with the law.  There are penalties if a business or person does not keep the … Continue reading

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Do companies really know how to value their emails?

Do companies really know how to value their emails? Do they treat them like other assets or is it that because they cannot value them, they do not store them or manage them correctly?  I was struck by this question … Continue reading

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