Information Management

Professional journal on records and information management.

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 4, October

Archives and Records Management in the Netherlands
The Netherlands, a nation with about 16 million people, is famous for its canals, windmills, dikes, tulips, and some of the world's greatest art. It is also a modern industrial nation that is home to Royal Dutch Shell, Unilever, Philips Electronics,...
Book Review: Business Etiquette
TITLE: Business Etiquette: 101 Ways to Conduct Business with Charm and Savvy ISBN: 1-56414-322-8 PUBLISHER: Career Press PUBLICATION DATE: 1998 LENGTH: 181 pages PRICE: $18 members/ $22 non-members SOURCE: ARMA International Bookstore, http:/www.arma.org...
Book Review: Countdown Y2K
TITLE: Countdown Y2K: Business Survival Planning for the Year 2000 ISBN: 0-471-32734-4 PUBLISHER: John Wiley & Sons Inc. PUBLICATION DATE: 1998 LENGTH: 330 pages PRICE: $36 members/ $48 nonmembers SOURCE: ARMA International Bookstore, http:/www.arma.org...
Book Review: How to Prepare, Stage & Deliver Winning Presentations
TITLE: How To Prepare, Stage S Deliver Winning Presentations ISBN: 0-8144-7813-1 PUBLISHER: AMACOM (American Management Association) PUBLICATION DATE: 1993 LENGTH: 342 pages PRICE: $34 member/ $43 non-members SOURCE: ARMA International Bookstore, http://ww-.arma.org...
Commercial Regulation in the United States: A Constitutional Perspective
A constitution is a document that sets up and serves as the basis of a system of government. It describes the organization and function of the government, its permitted powers and duties, and limits power to engage in activities that its drafters deem...
Paper & the Information Age
One wit suggested that "life is what happens while you're making other plans." This remark neatly summarizes a dilemma facing contemporary records managers. While we have been occupied with plans for managing a paperless environment, the use of paper...
Personal Business Records in an Electronic Environment
The transition from paper to electronic recordkeeping has drastically affected the records we maintain personally in our offices and cubicles. We correspond via e-mail, often with reports, schedules, meeting notices, and policies as electronic attachments,...
Records Management: From Profession to Scholarly Discipline
The nature of professionalism is reviewed and the argument made that records management can be classified as a professional discipline. Significant elements of a profession, such as university education, professional associations, and professional...
Records Management in Iceland
There is a growing demand in Iceland for easier access to information. Important developments and changes in records management have occurred in recent years. These developments have opened the eyes of managers within both public and private organizations...
Records Management of the Future: Anticipate, Adapt and Succeed
Change is the order of the day in records management programs. The greatest transformation in records management since the origin of the profession is now taking place, mainly because of the use of digital technology, which changes the nature and use...
Records Management of the Future: Anticipate, Adapt, and Succeed
Change is the order of the day in records management programs. The greatest transformation in records management since the origin of the profession is now taking place, mainly because of the use of digital technology, which changes the nature and use...
Striving for Excellence
This is the Journal's first general issue of the 1999 volume year. Earlier issues were either special in nature or thematic ("Toward the Future" in April and "Technology: Tools for Managing Information" in July). We will continue offering theme and special...
Video Review: Be Prepared for Meetings
TITLE: Be Prepared for Meetings PRODUCTION COMPANY: Toastmasters International and Kantola Productions RELEASE DATE: 1991 INCLUDES: 24-minute video and study-guide PRICE: $96 members/ S120 non-members SOURCE: ARMA International Bookstore, http://www.arma.org...
Will Data Conversion Lose Your Records?
Imagine getting approved for all the funding you requested for a completely new information management system. Then imagine selecting an exciting new software system that does everything your department could possibly want or need. After these impossible...