Month: March 2019

Metadata Payloads in the Digital World

For at least twenty years, a core tenet of both document and records management has been the metadata that defined records. A number of metadata schema were developed over the years, including the well-known Dublin Core (http://dublincore.org/documents/dces/) that defined 15 core metadata elements for digital content: Contributor Coverage Creator Date Description Format Identifer Language Publisher … Continue reading Metadata Payloads in the Digital World

Four observations about Office 365/SharePoint Online and records management

The following is a slightly modified version of four points I made recently to a records management professional, responding to the point that 'many CIOs are rolling out Office 365 and SharePoint Online to replace traditional recordkeeping¬† systems such as TRIM/CM etc'. First, generally speaking, records managers have traditionally not had a strong technical knowledge … Continue reading Four observations about Office 365/SharePoint Online and records management