Month: March 2021

The challenge of identifying born-digital records

The challenge of identifying born-digital records

A recent 'functional and efficiency' review into the National Archives of Australia (also known as the 'Tune Review', published on 30 January 2021) noted the 'rapid and ever-evolving challenges of the digital world'. It stated that 'the definition of a ‘record’ needs to reflect current international standards, be more directly applied to digital technologies, and … Continue reading The challenge of identifying born-digital records

Can Microsoft technology classify records better than a human?

Can Microsoft technology classify records better than a human?

In late 2012, IDM magazine published an article I co-authored with Umi Asma Mokhtar in Malaysia titled 'Can technology classify records better than a human?' The article drew on research into recent advances in technology to assist in legal discovery, known as 'computer-assisted coding', or 'predictive coding', including the following two articles: A 2011 article … Continue reading Can Microsoft technology classify records better than a human?

Understanding permission groups in Teams and SharePoint

Understanding permission groups in Teams and SharePoint

One of the most confusing aspects of Teams and SharePoint in Microsoft 365 is the relationship between permission groups used to control access to both of these resources. This is especially the case as every Team in MS Teams has an associated SharePoint site (the 'Files' tab). This post explains how permission groups work between … Continue reading Understanding permission groups in Teams and SharePoint