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The Public Sector Group is open to all members of the Information and Records Management Society and any one else who is interested.  Preference will be given to IRMS members until two weeks before the event when it will be opened up to all other interested delegates. Please state if you are a member when you sign up for the day and quote your membership number. The meeting is free of charge.

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The meeting will be held on Thursday March 21st 2013 at Westminster Archives Centre

Theme:           SharePoint: Can we make it work for records management?   


Coffee followed by welcome and housekeeping.


Update from the Executive: Public Sector Group meeting


So do we know what we want, what we really, really want?


A discussion chaired by Elizabeth Barber, Jane Proffitt (Proffitt from Records Management) and Clare Cowling (Transport for London) about what we should be looking for out of electronic document (records) management. What are the minimum requirements,this will include a SWOT analysis, looking at SharePoint. Can SharePoint meet any of these requirements, what dangers are involved with trying to use SharePoint without having done an exercise to see what is required.


Comfort Break


Applying records management principles to SharePoint - Richard Jeffrey Cook, Inform Consult - looking at things like applying retention policies, managing content type, file plans and the role of governance in SharePoint.


So what's it like in the real world?


Sponsor Presentation AI - Automated Intelligence


Lunch - Sandwich lunch to be provided


Two case studies presented by Carey Clifford (Brunel University) and Andrew Morrall and Craig Ferguson (Warwickshire County Council)


Can We Make SharePoint Work for Records Management? A final discussion about whether or not SharePoint can be made to work for records management and if we can, is this the way forward?


End of meeting


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