Author: Nicole Satchell
Nicole Satchell is an information management professional who has experience in the federal government, municipal government, and non-profit organizations. She has worked on a variety of projects, including GCDOCS Information Architecture development and business process analysis projects. Ms. Satchell has a multifaceted educational background that speaks to interests in Records and Information Management, Archival Science, History and English Literature. She has a Masters of Archival Studies from the University of British Columbia.
My conversations with Andrezza Falk, a consultant with Systemscope, have challenged me to broaden my understanding of information management, and to think of it as a practice that goes beyond compliance and as a service in its own right.
What follows is a dramatized account of Andrezza’s thought-provoking questions and my sometimes less-than-articulate deer-in-the-headlights responses…
Andrezza: “Should IM practitioners think of themselves as ensuring compliance or delivering a service?”
In the recently published report “Information Governance 2016: The State of Enterprise Information (Part 1),”(i) it is stated that the majority of policies and procedures are ineffective.
In light of this, here’s a checklist of best practices for effective policies: read more
- ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the city
- Not a public servant was stirring, not even a Committee.
- The RFPs were submitted to Procurement with care,
- In hopes that contracts soon would be there.
- The consultants were nestled all snug in their desks,
- While Gantt charts a-many directed their tasks.