15 September 2020
20 August 2020
Save the date for this World Digital Preservation Day, 5th November 2020, and join individuals and institutions from across the globe in a celebration of digital preservation!
With the theme ‘Digits: for Good,’ World Digital Preservation Day 2020 is an opportunity to connect the digital preservation community and celebrate the positive impact digital preservation has had in a year which has seen a sudden and global reliance on digital information and infrastructure.Read More
06 August 2020
On Monday night the Board met virtually to discuss the burgeoning issues surrounding the COVID pandemic in relation to the delivery of the RIMPA Live 2020 Convention. Whilst we were hopeful to be able to deliver a hybrid event the recent outbreaks and border closures have forced our hand and we have had to make the tough decision to cancel the RIMPA Live 2020 Convention.Read More
23 July 2020
Records and Information Professionals Australasia (RIMPA) joins the Digital Preservation Coalition
The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome Records and Information Professionals Australasia (RIMPA) this week, as they become the Coalition’s newest Associate Member.
As the body representing records and information management practitioners across the southern hemisphere, RIMPA actively promotes best practice, sets industry standards, and fosters professional development across all business sectors and educational institutions.Read More
11 June 2020
As a result of the recent review of vocational courses within the Business Services Training Packages, the Certificate III and IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in recordkeeping will no longer be available in the current format as of December 2020.Read More
17 May 2020
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24 April 2020
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07 January 2020
Implementing a new information management system……don’t design your Business Classification Scheme yet…. We are acutely aware that one of the problems organisations face is low user adoption of information management systems. Regardless of the technology used or supporting policies in place; end users continue to think that the capture of information is a drag.Read More
07 January 2020
A while ago, I published an article on understanding when to engage a consultant. There are a number of reasons you could engage a consulting firm, Datacom’s EIM Practice is regularly engaged to assist organisations with business as usual activities or for more multifaceted projects which could range from developing an information management strategy, EDRMS implementation or an entire digital transformation project.
To provide some value, here are some insights into what we see go well, not so well and what you can consider to get the best results from your next consulting engagement.Read More
07 January 2020
The recent bush fires that have ravaged towns across Australia, have left many struggling to save their homes and valuable items in the midst of natural disaster. It has been heartbreaking to hear of those who have been impacted, losing significant family keepsakes and memories.
During states of emergency it is often overlooked that some of the most important items to salvage are personal documentation and records.Read More
06 November 2019
Accountability in the Age of the Artificial - 2019 Solomon Lecture Ms Fiona McLeod SC presented the 2019 Solomon Lecture at the Queensland State Library, as part of the Office of the Information Commissioner’s celebrations marking 10 years of the Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009 in Queensland. The lecture focused on privacy and accountability in the context of increasing adoption of technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) in government functions and decision-making. Fiona detailed a number of challenges facing accountability in the world of AI.Read More
05 November 2019
At some stage in our careers as records and information management professionals we are involved, and will often play a key role, in information system implementations. This article looks at the critical success factors behind a successful information system implementation.Read More