Information Management

Professional journal on records and information management.

Articles from Vol. 35, No. 1, January

An Institutional View of Electronic Records Management: Hospitals & Teleradiology
Electronic records and recordkeeping systems are ubiquitous in most organizations. Only recently, though, have records professionals begun to realize their full power, potential, and uses. Electronic records have the power to capture ideas, notes,...
APPROACHES TO Electronic Records Management
For a long time, records professionals reflected a deep irony about their professional mission and day-to-day work. Although they were responsible in their organizations -- and ultimately to society -- for administration of all recorded information,...
Book Review: Disaster Recovery Yellow Pages
Book Review: Disaster Recovery Yellow Pages TITLE: Disaster Recovery Yellow Pages, Sth Edition, 1999/2000 ISSN: 1074-0112 EDITOR: Steven Lewis PUBLISHER: The Systems Audit Group, Inc. PUBLICATION DATE: 1999 LENGTH: 320 pages PRICE: $101 members or non-members...
Book Review: Harvesting Experience, Reaping the Benefits of Knowledge
Book Review: Harvesting Experience, Reaping the Benefits of Knowledge TITLE: Harvesting Experience: Reaping the Benefits of Knowledge AUTHOR: Jan Duffy ISBN: 0-933887-80-9 PUBLISHER: ARMA International PUBLICATION DATE: 1999 LENGTH: 270 pages PRICE:...
Book Review: Knowledge Management: The Essentials
Book Review: Knowledge Management The Essentials TITLE: Knowledge Management: The Essentials EDITOR: Priscilla Emery PUBLISHER: Association for Information and Image Management International (AIIM International) ISBN: 089258-364-9 PUBLICATION DATE: 1999...
Book Review: The Social Life of Information
Book Review: The Social Life of Information TITLE: The Social Life of Information AUTHORS: John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid PUBLISHER: Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA ISBN: 0-87584-762-5 PUBLICATION DATE: 2000 LENGTH: 320 pages PRICE: $25.95...
Digital Signatures and Global E-Commerce: Part I - U.S. Initiatives
In December 1999, two paper-- dependent Maryland businesses - a law firm and an office equipment company - executed the first lease agreement made official with a digitally signed "electronic original." Using a digital certificate system supported by...
Digital Signatures and Global E-Commerce: Part I -- U.S. Initiatives
In December 1999, two paper-dependent Maryland businesses -- a law firm and an office equipment company -- executed the first lease agreement made official with a digitally signed "electronic original." Using a digital certificate system supported...
Disaster Recovery Yellow Pages, 8th Edition, 1999/2000
TITLE: Disaster Recovery Yellow Pages, 8th Edition, 1999/2000 ISSN: 1074-0112 EDITOR: Steven Lewis PUBLISHER: The Systems Audit Group, Inc. PUBLICATION DATE: 1999 LENGTH: 320 pages PRICE: $101 members or non-members SOURCE: ARMA...
Electronic Records Management Defined by Court Case and Policy
Two lawsuits offer bookends to a decade's worth of federal-level recordkeeping litigation in the United States. These are the PROFS (Armstrong v. Executive Office of the President) and General Records Schedule 20 [hereafter "GRS 20"] (Public Citizen...
Harvesting Experience: Reaping the Benefits of Knowledge
TITLE: Harvesting Experience: Reaping the Benefits of Knowledge AUTHOR: Jan Duffy ISBN: 0-933887-80-9 PUBLISHER: ARMA International PUBLICATION DATE: 1999 LENGTH: 270 pages PRICE: $25 members/ $37 non-members SOURCE: ARMA International...
Knowledge Management: The Essentials
TITLE: Knowledge Management: The Essentials EDITOR: Priscilla Emery PUBLISHER: Association for Information and Image Management International (AIIM International) ISBN: 089258-364-9 PUBLICATION DATE: 1999 LENGTH: 47 pages PRICE: $47...
Records, Computers, and Resources: A Difficult Equation for Sub-Saharan Africa
Computerization has led to rapid and dynamic changes in the way organizations operate, and the strategies adopted for integrating and managing paper and electronic records are changing over time as well. The world's wealthiest nations are investing...
Records, Computers, and Resources: A Difficult Equation for Sub-Sahran Africa
AT THE CORE THIS ARTICLE EXAMINES: * the high failure rate within the public-service sector of many strategic systems in sub-Saharan Africa that leaves broad gaps in data and records * reasons why developing countries do not have the resources to invest...
Should PDF Be Used for Archiving Electronic Records?
Preserving and archiving electronic records for extended periods of time requires attention to both technology and business issues. With the proliferation of software to produce electronic documents comes a growing need to store those documents in...
The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act: A Sea Change in Electronic Records Law
Introduction For a long time, electronic commerce in the United States and worldwide operated in a partial vacuum. While the Internet created an ongoing boom in electronic business transactions large and small, that expanding sphere of commerce...
The Indiana University Electronic Records Project: Lessons Learned
For records professionals, the decade of the 1990s will undoubtedly be remembered as a period of intense and passionate debate about a host of issues related to the role of the archivist and records management professions in managing and preserving...
The InterPARES International Research Project
The International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems (InterPARES) is a large, multinational, collaborative research endeavor that aims to formulate principles and criteria for the development of international, national, and...
The Social Life of Information
TITLE: The Social Life of Information AUTHORS: John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid PUBLISHER: Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA ISBN: 0-87584-762-5 PUBLICATION DATE: 2000 LENGTH: 320 pages PRICE: $25.95 SOURCE: Any bookstore;...
The Tools and Technologies Needed for Knowledge Management
As we move into the 21st century, the need for rapid access to relevant knowledge has never been greater. The business world is increasingly competitive, and the demand for innovative products and services has yet to be satisfied. Governments and private...