Our working practices have changed dramatically over the past year. Even when we’re working from home, dealing with tech fails, pets, kids photo bombing our team meetings, and the endless craving for coffee/tea/biscuits (delete as appropriate) we’re still required to ensure we are keeping records of our work that are accessible when needed. Here’s some … Continue reading Recordkeeping & Working Remotely: 4 Tips to Make it Easier!
Disposal Authorisation Hack workshops
As part of the Retention and disposal simplification project we recently held some workshops after an EOI for participants. These are now done and we're working through the information we gathered. Check out our short video for an overview of the workshops. https://www.youtube.com/embed/djFELK2P3HU If you don't already make sure to subscribe to our newsletter to … Continue reading Disposal Authorisation Hack workshops
Digital Archiving project update
Photo by Manuel Geissinger on Pexels.com We’re excited to share with you that QSA has commenced working on Tranche 2 of the Digital Archive Program: the capability for the Digital Preservation and Storage of permanent digital born records. Tranche 1 saw the design and implementation of our new Archival Management System (comprising of ArchivesSpace, ArchivesGateway … Continue reading Digital Archiving project update
A New World of Information Needs New Thinking
The rapid and transformative change of the way data and information is created and used has meant we need to reimagine the way we do retention and disposal. Currently, agencies use disposal authorisations to help determine what records to keep and for how long. Under the Public Records Act 2002, a disposal authorisation is required … Continue reading A New World of Information Needs New Thinking
What records do I need to keep?
We know it’s not always easy to put the requirements of the Public Records Act 2002 into practice. An important and sometimes challenging part can be working out what a public record is in the first place! We developed our What records do I need to keep? cheat sheet to help make the process of … Continue reading What records do I need to keep?
Hi everyone, We know the last 18 months have been a challenging time for most people, not only because society and the working day has been redefined by Covid-19 but, particularly for our industry, it’s highlighted both the need for good recordkeeping and the challenges to achieving that. We’ve been a bit quiet during this … Continue reading Introducing GRIP
Using Human Centred Design
Brands around the world like Netflix and Dominoes create ways to hook us in, to create understanding and through that seek to influence us to choose to spend our time with them rather than their competitors. With all the tasks and pieces of administrivia that demand our attention every day, recordkeeping is also finding itself … Continue reading Using Human Centred Design