The Automated Information Lifecycle Management Model: Part 3 – The Records Manager’s Challenge

“We have met the enemy and he is us.” – Pogo (by way of Walt Kelly) To make the Automated Information Lifecycle Management model work – and it must work – some serious challenges must be overcome by the three groups most affected by it: Records and Information Management professionals, Enterprise Content and Records Management … More The Automated Information Lifecycle Management Model: Part 3 – The Records Manager’s Challenge

The Automated Information Lifecycle Management Model: Part 2 – Records Management at a Tipping Point

Malcolm Gladwell is arguably Canada’s greatest living gift to Western Civilization (outside of Bob and Doug McKenzie, who are hilarious).  In his seminal book of the same name, Gladwell defines a ‘tipping point’ as “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point”.  And unless you’ve been living under a rock somewhere – or … More The Automated Information Lifecycle Management Model: Part 2 – Records Management at a Tipping Point

The Automated Information Lifecycle Management Model: Part 1 – Implications of the AILM Model

Here’s a brief conversation I recently had with a fellow records management professional: Me: “I don’t implement manual records management processes anymore because of where I live.” Other Guy: “Where do you live?” Me: “The 21st Century.” ___________________ Let’s start the New Year out by being honest with ourselves. Things are a mess out there. … More The Automated Information Lifecycle Management Model: Part 1 – Implications of the AILM Model