Announcing the new RM Case Studies series

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SAA’s Records Management Section is excited to announce the launching of a new peer-reviewed case study series under the umbrella of SAA Publications. Suggested case study length is 2,500 to 5,000 words. Elements of the case study include: introduction background/prior relevant work/institutional context challenge addressed strategies and resources employed analysis of successes and setbacks future plans. RM case studies

Webinar: Taming the Beast – A Case Study in Microsoft Teams Governance on December 15, 2020 12pm MST via ARMA Mile High Denver Chapter

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The bulk of its user base comes through paid Microsoft 365 (aka Office 365) subscriptions, and its use has skyrocketed since the pandemic resulted in the need to work remotely. It offers […]. The post Webinar: Taming the Beast – A Case Study in Microsoft Teams Governance on December 15, 2020 12pm MST via ARMA Mile High Denver Chapter appeared first on IG GURU.


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The University of Washington Streamlines Its Records Management Program via Zasio

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The post The University of Washington Streamlines Its Records Management Program via Zasio appeared first on IG GURU. IG News Information Governance Records Management case study The University of Washington ZasioCheck out the post here!

eRecords 2018: “A Case Study in Data Mapping – Are You Ready for a New Norm?”

The Texas Record

Due to the complexity of information in its various forms, your local government offices and state agencies may need to create a records management data map, showing the location of the records within your organization. This is an important project because it allows everyone to see what records they have and where they are located. IT Security – Cybersecurity; Access Controls; Breach Detection. Plan for IT support and maintenance of data map.

Today We are Launching a new Series of Information Governance Case Studies


We are pleased to bring the IGI community another series of case studies about how professionals like you are tackling IG. IG Snapshots are compact case studies drawn from IGI’s interviews and discussions with our community of IG practitioners. This Snapshot highlights ways that organizations can gain insight into unstructured data and leverage existing capabilities to bring governance to the chaos.

Download Our Newest Comprehensive Case Study on Les Schwab


As part of the IGI’s ongoing work to help professionalize and promote information governance (IG) we have the opportunity to see how hundreds of different organizations approach IG. This case study reveals a typical but complex IG problem: managing the relationships among key IG players, incl uding: Outside law firms that play a central role in approving, blocking, and/or advising on key IG decisions (like information retention and preservation).

This is the old ChiefTech blog.: Avenue A | Razorfish Wiki Case Study


Friday, 14 September 2007 Avenue A | Razorfish Wiki Case Study OK. Now were talking Wiki Case Study. " The Avenue A | Razorfish wiki has evolved considerably since its launch late last year. It does some things well, a few really well and a couple terribly. So were redesigning it. We think it might be fun and educational to share the decision making and get some feedback too. This is the old ChiefTech blog. Nice of you to drop in and visit.

DCMS Wordpress-based intranet case study - cheaper, quicker, and user-centred


Continuing what appears to be turning into a series on alternative intranets technologies, here is a great study from the UK about relaunching the Department for Culture, Media & Sport's intranet with Wordpress. There are two main reasons for reading this case study: If you haven't looked seriously under the hood of Wordpress in recent years, you probably won't appreciate that it has evolved from a blogging tool into a sophisticated Web content management system.

Crawling COVID-19: What (and how) web archivists collect


by Karl-Rainer Blumenthal, Web Archivist for Archive-It. Web archivists have already collected over 40 TB of web data from thousands of sites about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effects on their communities, research areas, and institutions. Case Studies COVID-19

Learn more about web archiving with Archive-It Advanced Training


by Jillian Lohndorf, Web Archivist for Archive-It. In particular, the Archive-It Advanced Training series of webinars features lessons, technology updates, and more tips and tricks from the Internet Archive’s staff and web archiving partners around the world! You can always check out the highlights from our past trainings here in the Archive-It Help Center and register for the next upcoming webinars. Then check out the Access to Archive-It Collections training!

New choices, new directions: Piloting the 2018 Mexican Government Web Archive


On July 1, 2018 Mexican voters went to the polls to decide the fate of their entire federal government: one president, 500 members of congress, and 128 senators. It’s the first time in over 80 years that Mexico will not be majority-governed by one of the two parties that has dominated national and local politics since the 1930s. You can now view the collection via Archive-It here: [link]. We had a limited data allowance available on the Colegio’s Archive-It account.

Singapore Updates Its Model Artificial Intelligence Governance Framework

Data Protection Report

On 21 January 2020 at a meeting at the World Economic Forum, the Personal Data Protection Commission ( PDPC ) and Infocommunications Media Development Authority ( IMDA ) released the second edition of its Model Artificial Intelligence (“ AI” ) Governance Framework (“ Model Framework” ). It is not legally binding. Consequently, it can be adopted across all industries and businesses, regardless of the specific AI solution or technology involved.

[Podcast] The Impact of a Pandemic on Information Governance


What effect will the pandemic have on our long-term business strategies like information governance? Sue is a well-known thought-leader in information management and information governance. Tune in for a great discussion on the impact pandemic on business today and the implications when it comes to information governance. This case study features Alogent and their recent efforts with Silver State Schools Credit Union. Information Governance AIIM on Air

CIPL Publishes Article on COVID-19 as a Case Study for Privacy Accountability

Hunton Privacy

On April 14, 2020, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP published an article entitled “ COVID-19 Meets Privacy: A Case Study for Accountability ” (the “Article”). It also highlights how constructive engagement between regulators and organizations is especially crucial in the current COVID-19 climate where new and unforeseen uses of data are becoming essential for protecting the public.

Web archiving and public knowledge: Collaborating with Vancouver Island Archive-It partners


Three librarians from two Archive-It partner institutions shared their web archiving insights and sought feedback from their local colleagues at the fourth annual Vancouver Island Library Staff Conference. Our goal was to raise awareness about web archiving, how it works, who can be involved, and the special importance of collaborative efforts when building community-based thematic collections. . Case Studies Collaborative Collecting

Archiving and describing mass tragedy: the Web Archive on the October 1, 2017 Shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada


Reflecting on our mission to document Southern Nevada, we realized that we had a critical responsibility to preserve this history so we could study, remember, and reflect on it later. Inspired by Archive-It’s Spontaneous Events collections and many other collections that document current events, I created a web archive collection which includes over two hundred links that document the local, national, and international reaction to the shooting on the Web.

“Make It Weird”: Building a collaborative public library web archive in an arts & counterculture community


These gaps or silences often reflect subcultures in our community, stories that were not told on the pages of the local newspaper, or which might not be reflected in the websites of city government or local institutions. My colleague Heather whispered to me excitedly: “We could make it weird!” We started by training just a few Information Services staff in one-on-one sessions and shared Archive-It training videos. Case Studies Collaborative Collecting Community Webs

Q&A: The troubling implications of normalizing encryption backdoors — for government use

The Last Watchdog

The disturbing thing is that in North America and Europe more and more arguments are being raised in support of creating and maintaining encryption backdoors for government use. Here are excerpts edited for clarity and space: LW: What’s wrong with granting governments the ability to break encryption? Venafi: It has been established over a long period of time that the minute you put a backdoor in, and you think it’s secure, it almost immediately will fall into the wrong hands.

Successful Information Governance when the Bosses Just Don't Care


We regularly discuss the value and importance of information governance - at our conference, in our training courses, in our virtual events. And if you're reading this post, you probably get it already. How can you move your organization's information governance program forward in the absence of management support or interest? What we'd suggest here is to get very specific about the value of effective information governance from a couple of different perspectives.

Collecting for continuity and for change: The web archiving experience in Westborough


We have little-league baseball records from the 1970s, but I had few ways to similarly document the the town’s new cricket club because it mostly functions online. Suddenly, we were in a position to be able to collect the records that adequately represent life as it is currently lived in Westborough. Now we are moving into the digital age and making it more relevant to our twenty-first-century, multicultural community. Case Studies Community Webs

Understanding web archive access and use with Google Analytics: Lessons and questions from the Federal Depository Library Program


Government Publishing Office (GPO). Stump and Bower introduce how Archive-It partners at the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) Web Archive have implemented and use Google Analytics to understand the use of their existing collections and plan for the future. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has been an Archive-It partner since 2011. Each collection represents a single Government agency or website and includes their social media. Case Studies How To

Poster boy for Information Governance


Years ago, while teaching a course to MBA students at Rice University, I used the Target credit card breach as a case study. It touched a lot of bases. While there have been a lot of information governance-related stories in the news over the past two years, including Equifax and Facebook and VW and Wells Fargo, my nominee for the one name associated with the most significant teaching example in information governance and compliance is the former FBI Director, James Comey.

e-Records 2017 – “Information Governance: Take Control and Succeed” Conference Recap

The Texas Record

The 2017 e-Records conference delivered on all fronts hosting a variety of vendors, local government and state agency representatives and, of course, plenty of staff from the two hosting state agencies: Department of Information Resources (DIR) and Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC). It’s the annual e-Records Conference. News Training eRecords 2017 Local Governments State Agencies

Zurich refuses to pay Mondelez for NotPetya damages because it’s ‘an act of war’

Security Affairs

Zurich American Insurance Company is refusing to refund its client because consider the attack as “an act of war” that is not covered by its policy. The US food giant Mondelez is suing Zurich for $100 Million after the insurance company rejected its claim to restore normal operations following the massive NotPetya ransomware attack. The company declared that its shipping and invoicing was disrupted during the last four days of Q2.

NEW TECH: This free tool can help gauge, manage third-party cyber risk; it’s called ‘VRMMM’

The Last Watchdog

Late last year, Atrium Health disclosed it lost sensitive data for some 2.65 According to a recent Ponemon Institute study , some 59% of companies experienced a third-party data breach in 2018, yet only 16% believe they are effectively mitigating third-party risk. It was a natural step to expand and evolve these protocols and tools, and to invite companies from other sectors to participate. The beauty of this toolkit is that it is informed by consortium members worldwide.

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Advocating for digital preservation through better corporate governance


It was an inspiring and very well-organized event attended by over 100 business and corporate archivists with a further 100 watching online. It reminded me of what Tamara Thornhill, Corporate archivist at Transport for London (TfL) says in our upcoming podcast series “in the digital world the explosion of information is challenging our traditional approaches to archiving and requires us to embrace new technologies.”. Corporate governance.

Is the federal government ready for robotic process automation?


Is the federal government ready for robotic process automation? Robotic process automation (RPA) has come into its own, and many organizations are gaining efficiencies by automating repetitive, rules-based tasks. The federal government has also begun to make some forays into RPA and—with ongoing emphasis on digital transformation—the time is ripe for it. CGI will present a case study of RPA on the second day of the event.

Comics for Consumer Communication


From guerilla theatre to testimonials, posters to graphic instructions, users have benefited from alternative communication methods, particularly in situations where education or cultural barriers make it difficult for people to access services important to their well-being and safety. In some cases, the comic book format has been used as a way to help people get access to critical legal help. In the end, it worked.

How did we do on the Chief Information Governance Officer (CIGO) Summit?

Barclay T Blair

Richard Kessler , Head of Group Information Governance, UBS AG. Most organizations like the Information Governance Initiative do not publicly share the results of post-event surveys, but I work hard to be different and transparent. In one area we could have done better, but I knew that would be the case going in and will explain why. Leave it to the IGI to start the trend away from the power point/listen/5-minute Q&A all are accustomed to.

Opening the House Foreign Affairs Committee web archive


More tagging, annotating, and investigation into the archive, most of all by citizen archivists, are necessary to surface and share all that it preserves for research into the foreign policy of the United States during this important period. Any website can change overnight, but the content of government websites is particularly vulnerable. So it was with the HFAC website. Just two days later, on January 4, it looked like this: [link]. Case Studies

e-Records Conference 2018: Registration Open!

The Texas Record

Registration is open to state agency and local government staff for the 2018 e-Records Conference. From data management initiatives to information governance, here is an opportunity to share hear about best practices, challenges and lessons learned. Once again, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) have joined forces to bring you another outstanding selection of speakers sharing case studies and presentations.

Archive-It Partner News, November 2017


by the Archive-It team. Watch this space and the Archive-It blog for updates from the cohort and Internet Archive staff on their progress, lessons-learned, and new open educational resources. Join the next quarterly update call with Archive-It. To join us for updates on all things Archive-It in Q3 2017, simply point your web browsers at call time to: [link]. Calling all web archivists: it’s that time again! Archive-It Partner NewsCommunity News.

e-Records 2019: Early Bird discount expires soon!

The Texas Record

Today, our partners inside and outside of government, especially the public, increasingly expect to interact with us electronically. Government is transforming to meet its partners in this brave new digital world. The e-Records Conference is an educational opportunity for improving electronic records management in Texas government by bringing together records management and information technology staff. Better Together in a Digital World: Security and Retention.

Data Mapping Tools: What Are the Key Differentiators


The need for data mapping tools in light of increasing volumes and varieties of data – as well as the velocity at which it must be processed – is growing. It’s not difficult to see why either. By linking data and enabling its categorization in relation to other data units, data mapping provides the context vital for actionable information. With that in mind, it’s important to understand the key differentiators in data mapping tools and the associated benefits.

Higher learning


Sometimes, I select stories just for the headline I can write over it. US News & World Report it told the school can’t verify its information. Maybe the ex-Dean can be the subject of a case study in the Ethics curriculum. Accuracy Compliance Compliance (General) Controls Culture Data quality Duty Employees Governance Information Internal controls To report

Free download: A Beginner’s Guide to the DPO

IT Governance

It covers: Data protection law in the UK; What a DPO does; Who must appoint a DPO; DPO obligations in other countries; Voluntarily appointing a DPO; How a DPO fits into the organisation; What experience and qualifications a DPO needs; Salary expectations; Outsourcing the DPO; and. Case study examples of a DPO in action. Download now>> The post Free download: A Beginner’s Guide to the DPO appeared first on IT Governance Blog.


e-Records Conference: Price Increase on October 26!

The Texas Record

It’s all about tackling tough challenges to manage those electronic records. Once again, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) have joined forces to bring you another outstanding selection of speakers sharing case studies and presentations. Information Governance – Managing content, data and electronic records. News Training DIR eRecords erecords 2018 Local Governments State Agencies TSLAC

Introducing erwin Insights 2020: Call for Proposals & Engagement


Next, are you willing to present a case study? If so, please provide a brief description about the challenges your organization faced, which erwin product you used to tackle it, and the results you’ve seen. We encourage you to share use cases (e.g., data governance, digital transformation, regulatory compliance, etc.), We know these have been unprecedented and challenging times.

To Bucket or Not to Bucket…?

The Texas Record

Google it.) For those unfamiliar with the term “big buckets”, or “bucketing” as it regards to the records management world, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) describes it as “ a big bucket (large aggregation) schedule that consists of items covering multiple related series of records and/or records in electronic systems. But first, I had to master the concept in my head before I could bring it to life.

Ephesoft Recognized as Alfresco Software’s Global Technology Partner of the Year

Document Imaging Report

a leader in content acquisition and data enrichment solutions, today announced that Alfresco Software , an open source, content services provider, selected Ephesoft as its FY2020 Global Technology Partner of the Year. Over the past year, Ephesoft tripled its year-over-year growth rate with its cutting-edge document capture solutions. Both companies have multiple joint case studies published on their websites.