Improving productivity for Information Management

Improving productivity through better information management A major obstacle to efficient government information workflows is speed of access. This can be broken into two categories: the efficiency of intra-agency personnel and systems, and the efficiency of inter-agency information transfer. In a study published by the IDC in 2012, Melissa Webster exposed the amount of time … Continued
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Improving Information Security

Improving security and privacy in information management Information security and privacy is a significant challenge in government information management. The OAIC Community Attitudes to Privacy Survey Research Report 2013 found that public confidence in the ability of government to handle personal information had fallen since 2007 – with financial institutions now viewed as more trustworthy … Continued
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Going digital by 2020

Going digital by 2020 doesn’t have to be slow and painful The Digital Continuity 2020 Policy is a primary driver of the Australian Government’s digitisation goals – and potentially the biggest information management challenge the public sector has ever faced. It is structured on three principles: 1) information is valued, 2) information is managed digitally, … Continued
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Construction Information Management Solutions

Stay compliant with better information management solutions Stay compliant with better information management solutions Construction is currently “one of the most highly regulated industries in the country from the perspective of both the industry and its clients.”[1] The industry is serious about compliance with those regulations too. The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) has the … Continued
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Retention Schedules in Finance

Relieving retention: taking the stress out of retention schedules in finance Many organisations are aware of where their document retention obligations end, but are nonetheless unwilling to commit to sentencing schedules. There are a number of reasons for this, the most common being that large companies often can’t be entirely sure what their archives contain … Continued
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Premium Data Security: Finance

In an increasingly public world, data security is at a premium The OAIC Community Attitudes to Privacy survey Research Report 2013 found that 49% of Australians are most reluctant to share their financial information – with the top four (71%) reasons for reluctance to share all types of information being privacy or security related. With … Continued
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Avoid injuries during your move

Moving house can be a dangerous business. Cuts, ankle injuries and back strains are just some of common injuries people face when moving house. However, with a little know-how these injuries are preventable. 1. Use the proper equipment Before you move anything, test the weight of the item. Do not attempt to lift heavy items … Continued
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