Records Management in the News – July – September 2017

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Artificial intelligences (ai) seems to be breaking into the news, featured in magazines and online blogs, and promoted in the latest movies. While last year was called the year of the digital Tsunami, this year appears to shaping into the dawn of artificial intelligence. We are told it will touch every person and every aspect of our lives. Every job …

3.1.1 Agenda and Minutes 2016 – 2017

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Agendas and Minutes of Local Government Information Governance Group meetings are maintained by the Secretary of the MAV LGIG, Kristy Matthies. Included with the minutes are documents and presentations discussed at each meeting. Members Meeting June 30 2017 2017 06 30 Minutes MAV LGIG Members Meeting 2017 06 29 MAV CDIS System Archiving Requirements 2017 03 06 MAV IM Procurement …

Data Security and the Dark Web

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Data security has always been a priority for records and information management professionals. We now live in the digital age. With the transition from paper to digital business transactions we need to be more diligent than ever to ensure all steps are taken to meet every security requirement that protects personal, sensitive and business intelligence data. The consequences of not …

Artificial Intelligence in the News

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My earliest memories of the concept of artificial intelligence was when I watched my first Star Trek episode way back in the 1970’s. I don’t think anyone was really using the term then but the concept was there with the talking, walking robots of Star Trek, Dr Who and Lost in Space. However, at the time, it was all just …

Performance Measures and Compliance Monitoring Workshop Papers April 2017

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Compliance monitoring and establishing performance measures is a crucial part of any sound record keeping program. Records management is the responsibility of all members of an organisation. The following documents will support you design and maintain an effective compliance monitoring program within your organisation. Presentation – Developing Compliance Program – final Presentation – Developing RM Key Performance Indicators – final …

Information Governance ToolKit and Minutes of April and June LGIG Meetings

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Information Governance is critical is a post paper dependent and transforming digital world. More than ever information can easily expose organisations and individuals when security is poor and the value of data is misunderstood. A good information governance strategy that is implemented and effectively applied across the organisation can save much grief. A good starting point to understanding your needs …

Records Management in the News – January – March 2017

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2017 has got off to a roaring start. The new catch cry is that change is the new normal. Talking with some of my colleagues, the reoccurring phrase has been “we thought we would have a moment to catch our breath” post Christmas. But no! The technology landscape is rapidly changing. The political landscape is rapidly changing. Globally we seem …

Records Management in the News October – December 2016

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2016 has definitely been the year of digital tsuanami. It has also been called the year of digital disruption. There has been an overwhelming number of news articles, reports, posts and tweets published on digital advances, data breaches and subsequent consequences, messages on how digital will change jobs and what it means to have a job. But the common purpose …

Records Management in the News – March April 2016

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We keep hearing the term ‘Information Tsunami’ in describing the pace of technology development and the consequential change happening within the workplace and society.  Only 3 months into the year, it is proving to be the fact.  The technology leap is here.  What does this mean for records management practitioners? In the first instance it can be scary as we see …

Records Management in the News – January February 2016

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Will 2016 be a great year for records management? Records management is still in the news.  Some of our news stories refer back to stories from 2007 as issues come home to roost.  Government awareness of the importance of good practice, of going digital to compete in the global market, importance of managing security risks are getting a mention in the …

Records Management in the News – November December 2015

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As we move through the 21st Century we will hear more and more about “Cognitive Computing”.  What does this mean? Having computers behave and interact like people is the future. Sam Volkering, reporting from London on the advances of robotics and how this may affect services we currently deliver. While some may see this technology as a threat, it need not …

Records Management in the News – September October 2015

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Information and Records Management continues to feature in our news.  The shift towards digital governance and digital business is increasing creating a demand for good knowledge and information workers. The evidence shows that there is greater expectation for records professionals to work more closely with Information Technology professionals and build greater knowledge and skills on a process, integration, people and culture …

Records Management in the News August 2015

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August 2015 has been a big month for records managers.  From matters relating to application and management of big data, technology changing the job landscape which will ultimately affect us, to hackers and  security leaks, the stories keep on coming.  Of particular interest is the speed at which technology is changing.  The challenge is to keep up with it. How are we …

Hackers put Australians at Terror Risk August 2015

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August 2015 – Does your Council outsource services?  Does your Council use cloud services?  Does your Council use collaborative technology to share data with external sources?  Does your Council use dropbox, hightail or other such systems to exchange senstive information?  Do you know where your data and records are being stored? Do you know who is accessing your Council data?  How …

Record Evidence Destroyed Royal Commission Hears

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On 27 July 2015, the Royal Commission into Child Abuse heard evidence from a Jehovah Witness representative who told the Commission that case records of abuse allegations and investigation was destroyed so as not to get into “the wrong hands”.  For further information on this report check out Royal commission hears record evidence destroyed and http://www.theage.com.au/national/jehovahs-witnesses-destroyed-evidence-royal-commission-hears-20150727-gilgk6.html

Records Breach for Defence reported July 2015

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Australian Defence Forces, Medibank, Luxottica (owners of OPSM) caught up in a records breach all the way to China. The Sydney Morning Herald reported earlier this month that personal information on some of our highest ranking officials are now in the hands of the Chinese. How did this happen?  For more information read Security Breach Depart of Defence Records July 2015 …

Records Management in the News July 2015

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From Bejing and the revising the ISO 15489 Standards to our National Library collecting and collating our National history harvesting websites and the digital media, it is all things records management in July 2015. Thank you to Fran Dodd, from City of Casey Council, for alerting us to these informative articles from IDM Magazine. Navigating the shoals of ISO standards or …

Records Management in the NEWS

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Records Management is always in the news if you look for it.  It underpins everyday life in work and personal life.  Two articles were shared in July. The first was submitted by Toula varvarigos, eAssure Consulting. Detentioncentredoctorsworkersdaregovernmenttoprosecutethemovernewlaws2015 The second article by Carolyn Rance, of The Age was submitted by Ruth Edge, who is immensley proud to work in the dynamic …