Records Management Quarterly

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 3, July

Internet Publishing - a Tangled Web?
Many private companies and government agencies are now producing records and information for public access on the Internet, computer bulletin boards, or commercial online information systems. The documents and data being distributed electronically include...
Opportunities out of Chaos: Survival Strategies in the Information Age
Several trends in the corporate environment are having a significant impact on the way information and records managers view their responsibilities. These trends include mergers, acquisitions, business process re-engineering, downsizing, outsourcing,...
People Make It Work
Machines have revolutionised and are revolutionising the world. A cliche it may be, but it is true. It appears for the moment that technology has reached a plateau, so knowledge and practice may have time to stabilise before the next great leap forward....
Protecting Confidential Computer Records against Careless Loss
Even in the most efficient organisation, documents are occasionally mislaid or lost. It is therefore an important function of a records management programme to reduce the likelihood of loss or misappropriation. The consequences of loss may extend further...
Recordkeeping Provisions of International Laws
In the last issue of Records Management Quarterly, we discussed provisions of international law relating to records retention - how long certain records must be retained. In this column we will discuss recordkeeping provisions of international laws other...
Selecting Record Media
Computer resources have become an increasingly important tool for the creation, dissemination, and preservation of records. As a result, the management of records is a more complex task, and selecting the best storage medium for a record is of primary...
Structuring Records Management under the Legal Department
NOTICE: This article contains information related to sensitive and important legal issues. No section of this article should be construed as providing legal advice. All legal decisions related to records and information management should be reviewed...
Systems, Hardware, Systems Integration and Workflow
Many types and quantities of system and hardware components are available, making possible an infinite number of configurations. Electronic imaging systems, however, generally fall into one of two categories: semi-automatic (electronic file cabinets)...
The Information Economy: A Context for Records and Information Management
The most valuable commodity I know of is information. Wouldn't you agree? Gordon Gekko, character portrayed by Michael Douglas, in the film "Wall Street." Any regular observer of the records management literature might reasonably conclude that the...
The Self-Assertive Records Manager
Dr. Manuel J. Smith's popular I Feel Guilty When I Say No discusses the difficulties of - and cures for - many otherwise functional people who lack self-assertive skills. Since I "say no" so rarely that I do not even give myself a chance to feel guilty,...
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