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The Public Sector Group meeting was held on Thursday October 4th 2012 at the Westminster Archives Centre in London. The theme of the meeting was "The Paperless Office: Myth or Reality".

The meeting was sponsored by TNT Business Solutions.

Legal admissibility of electronic documents has always played a large part in any discussion about moving into a paperless environment. Alan Shipman (Group 5 Training), the author of the "Code of Practice for Legal Admissibility and Evidential Weight of Information Stored Electronically" was our keynote speaker, and presented on whether electronic documents can be used in court with confidence.

e_storage (pdf)

Use of the Cloud is now floating across the horizon of many records managers, Marc Fresko (Inforesight) spoke about the using the cloud and what happens if the cloud bursts. This looked at both sides of the use of the Cloud. Marc is an expert in managing electronic records and was the author of MOREQ2.

What Happens when the Cloud Bursts - print version (PDF)

TNT Business Solutions talked to the group about their work with Mobile Doctors.

Mobile Doctors (PDF)

This was followed by a speaker who looked at the paperless office from a user perspective. Marc Barber is a Chartered Chemist working for a Global Pharmaceutical Company. In the twenty years that Marc has been working for the company they have moved from a completely paper based system to an electronic system and he will be sharing his insights from a user perspective.

The Paperless Office (PDF)

Following this Richard Jeffrey Cook (Inform Consult) who is an acknowledged expert on SharePoint 2010 looked at some of the changes in functionality presented by SharePoint 2013.

IFC Presentation to IRMS on SharePoint v15 (PDF)

Rob Hutton finished off the day with a case study.

The presentations are all available below in pdf format, the presentations remain the intellectual property of the authors and must not be used for anything other than personal use without the express permission of the author.


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