Reporting on recordkeeping

So, we’ve built our recordkeeping house, but as we all know you need to maintain the house… from weekly housework to changing lightbulbs to fixing broken things to a full repaint. Yep, we’re talking about monitoring your recordkeeping and all that entails. No matter how big or small your agency is, you probably have to... Continue Reading →

Rules is rules… and document those rules

Welcome back to the lovely town of Lamington. In past blog posts we’ve looked at building your records governance framework and identifying your various requirements. Now we’re starting to look at how you implement it all. Part of the records framework (I won’t say house) is fit-for-purpose documentation. What documentation you have will depend on... Continue Reading →

Requirements requirements!

We’ve already looked at how developing your records governance framework is like building a house. But other than the fact that you need walls, a roof, probably a kitchen, some bedrooms etc, what are the other things you specifically need? Do you want 1 or 3 bedrooms? A media room and a lounge room, or... Continue Reading →

Building a recordkeeping house

Recordkeeping in your agency is kind of like your house – you can do lots of things in your house to make it yours and suit your needs, like hang pictures, change curtains, and paint walls. And then of course there are some things you need to do to make sure your house stays nice,... Continue Reading →

Movin’ on over…to QSA

There comes a time in some records’ lives when they need to move on. Don’t worry, it’s not you, it’s all them. They’re just special. So special they need to come to QSA to live forever and ever. These special records are the ones with a permanent retention period in an approved retention and disposal... Continue Reading →

When one system closes, another one opens

Business systems and applications change, they get upgraded and updated. Sometimes they fail, sometimes they just become unsupported or no longer needed. Whatever your reason for changing systems, there is one thing you need to do – decommission them. And that isn’t as easy as it sounds. Luckily for you we have the decommissioning business... Continue Reading →

Watching, watching… always watching

It seems like everyone has a device these days, and we’re always filming or photographing something. It’s the same in business – we have cameras for surveillance, dash-cams in work vehicles, cameras to capture things while out and about, body cameras to record interactions with people. With so much footage and images taken every day... Continue Reading →

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