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Internet tips

How to subscribe to an RSS feed

What’s all this RSS business, and why do people keep wanting me to ‘subscribe’?

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EDRMS and ECM Open Source Software

Open source software: building profitable solutions for people

In the computer software market there is a movement that is gaining tremendous momentum throughout the world. It promises a way out of the trap that has been snaring businesses and consumers. A trap that forces them to pay for a dizzying collection of services that they are unable to modify, and probably don’t want.

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Open Source Software

HowTo: Setting up an ad-free blog on a budget in the UK

We’ve all seen them, those swish looking professional sites featuring regular updated articles that everyone is always linking to and which seem to attract all the traffic. Maybe you’ve a pile of content itching to be let loose with your creative juices or you’d just like to show your family what you’re up to without […]

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Classification EDRMS and ECM Records Management

Seven ways for records management to green your business

Most of us are aware of the chilling environmental catastrophe lurking around the corner if we don’t do something drastic now to lesson our tread on the planet’s fragile ecosystem. Here are some no-nonsense, effective tips to not only alter your behaviour to save the planet but make considerable long-term cost and efficiency savings for […]

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Freedom of information Records Management

Early day motion on freedom of information and fees

Further to the post below, the DCA recently issued the following announcement: At 10am today, 16th December 2006, the Department for Constitutional Affairs published the consultation document ‘Draft Freedom of Information and Data Protection (Appropriate Limit and Fees) Regulations 2007’.

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EDRMS and ECM Records Management

The National Archives: providing inspirational leadership

Bright, enthusiastic and driven to bring information management to the fore in the minds of the nation’s leaders, Natalie Ceeney, the youthful ‘Keeper of the Records’ at The National Archives delivered an inspirational opening address to the delegates of the twenty-first Records Management in Government conference in Newcastle on the 4th of October, 2006.

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Data protection Records Management

Disaster recovery planning: prepare your records now

Disasters in a records management context involve situations that could cause irrevocable damage to an institution’s records. As far as both paper and computer records are concerned, disasters can range from a small fire setting off some sprinklers to the complete flooding of a basement where an organisation’s records are stored, to a slow leak […]

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Calendars Freedom of information Records Management

Online records and knowledge management events calendar

There are a number of sources for training seminars, workshops, conferences and other events in UK knowledge, records and information management sector, but none seem to bring them all together. Enter the Information Handyman’s Information Calendar:

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Freedom of information Open Source Software

HowTo: Putting the FOI Monitor into action

A help file to assist you with using the free Freedom of Information Act monitoring software available from the ‘FOI Monitor’ link above.

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Information audit Records Management Software

HowTo: Putting the Information Auditor into action

A help file to assist you with using the free Information Auditing software available from the ‘Information Auditor 2.3 link above.