BARRY ASSOCIATES: Information management, electronic records management interdisciplinary consulting.
Professional papers, presentations, articles and videotapes by or about Rick Barry
Electronic Records in the New Millennium: Managing Documents for Business and Government; Part I: The Management Perspective (20 Minutes); and Part II: The Professional Perspective; co-written and directed by Richard E. Barry for University College London and the British Academy, 1995, available through the Society of American Archivists. See also, accompanying documents: Barry, R. E. and Anne Thurston, Teaching Notes and Discussion Guidelines for use with Video Package, 1995; and R. E. Barry, "Electronic Objects ca. 2001: Problems or Opportunities?...Yes", in A Window to the Future: Papers from a Conference on Managing Electronic Information, School of Archive and Information Studies, Elizabeth Shepherd, Ed., University College London, 1995.
Professional Papers, Articles & Presentations
"Ethics and Social Issues for Creators, Managers and Users of Records" July 24, 2003 keynote presentation to the University of Liverpool (LUCAS) Conference on Political Pressure and the Archival Record (This is a MS PowerPoint™ presentation. It may take longer to load.)
“Electronic Records: Stops down the garden path; looking over the wall,” a presentation to the National Academies, Computer Science & Telecommunications Board (CSTB), Committee on Digital Archives and NARA, February 27, 2003
"Transacting e-Business and e-Government: is ARM being passed by?" keynote address to the Records Management Association of Australia (RMAA) 2002 National Convention, September 2002.
"Lessons from 911 for Community Planning, Safety, Information and Records Management," keynote presentation to the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV), Australia, Community Safety and Risk Management Conference, September 2002.
"Managing Distinctions: Enterprise Information, Document, Records, Knowledge and Content Management," Records and Information Management Review (RIMR), February 2002. This is an update of the January 1996 paper, "Making the Distinctions between Information Management and Records Management".
“Technology and the Transformation of the Workplace: Lessons Learned Traveling Down the Garden Path,” is the lead chapter of Bruce Dearstyne’s new book Effective Approaches for Managing Electronic Records and Archives, Scarecrow Press, January 2002.
“Thinking about accountability, recordkeeping and Shelley Davis’ Unbridled Power : a commentary,” March, 2001.
"E-communications & Netiquette: Establishing Guidelines Beyond Email", April-June, 2000.
"Barry Associates' Recommended Email and Internet Etiquette (Netiquette) Guide", revised April, 1999.
"Catching Up with the Last Technology Train at the Next Station" INFORMAA Quarterly, professional journal of the RMAA, February, 1999
Book Review of Document Management for the Enterprise: Principles, Techniques and Applications by Michael J.D. Sutton, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science, Vol. 49, No. 1, January 1998. This book review was written by Rick Barry and aimed at chief information officers and other information science and technology professionals. A separate review of the same book, but reviewed from the perspective of the archives and records management profession was published in The American Archivist, the journal of the Society of American Archivists, Summer 1996, p.375.
"Electronic Records Management…The way we were…The way we are: One man’s opinion?" in Records Management Journal a joint journal of the UK ASLIB, The Association for Information Management the Society of Archivists and the Records Management Society, December 1997, p. 157. This was the lead paper in the annual international edition of the Journal.
"Keeping Records for Changing Organizations: who's minding the store?" Presentation made during the July 17, 1997 Conference of the National Association of Government Archivists and Records Administrators (NAGARA).
"Comments on Electronic Records Management R&D Projects", presented at Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting August 29, 1996, San Diego, CA.
"Making the Distinctions between Information Management and Records Management," January 1996. This paper was updated in "Managing Distinctions: Enterprise Information, Document, Records, Knowledge and Content Management," Records and Information Management Review (RIMR), February 2002.
"The Changing Workplace and the Nature of the Record," presented in part at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Canadian Archivists, June 1995, Regina, Canada.
"Improving Information and Records Management: An Important Agenda for Sustainable Development", report on research undertaken in Uganda, Zimbabwe and Ghana, Jan-April, 1995.
"The Case for a Senior Information Management and Technology Position/Function in Government Archives and Records Management Offices for Electronic Records" presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists, September 1994, Indianapolis, Indiana.
"Integrating Information Management and Records Management...Who cares?" presented at the National Conference of the Records Management Association of Australia, September 10, 1996, Canberra, Australia. Find the full text of this paper in the Other Papers section.
"Catching the Multimedia Intranet Train Before it Leaves the Station", THE RECORD, U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C., September 1996. Find the full text of this paper in the WWW vs Records section or an updated version, published in the Records Management Association of Australia's journal Informaa Quarterly in February 1999, which mayb be found in the Recent Papers section .
"Open Systems Standards: Considerations for Developing Countries", in Advanced Technology Assessment System: Information Technology for Development: Information Technology for Development, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development,1995, p. 274; available through the U.N. Sales Office, New York and Geneva, or UNCTAD, Division for Science and Technology; Palais des Nations; CH-1211 Geneva 10; Switzerland.
"Extending EDMS to Encompass ARM Requirements at the World Bank", by Diane Hopkins, Karl Lawrence, Ana Flavia Fonseca, Richard Barry and Samia Benidir in FID NEWS BULLETIN, Vol. 45, Issue 6, June 1995, p. 185, The Hague, the Netherlands.
"Electronic Objects Circa 2001: Problems or Opportunities?...Yes", in A Window to the Future: Papers from a Conference on Managing Electronic Information, School of Archive and Information Studies, Elizabeth Shepherd, Ed., University College London, 1995.
"Electronic Document and Records Management Systems: Toward a Methodology for Requirements Definition", Information Management & Technology, a journal of Cimtech and UKAIIM, London, November 1994. This is an updated version of the paper that was originally published in Document Management 93 below.
"Best Practices for Document Management in an Emerging Electronic Environment", in the journal of the U. K. Records Management Society, Records Management Bulletin, August, 1994, p. 11.
"Managing Organizations with Electronic Records" in Information Management & Technology, a journal of CIMTECH and UKAIIM, London, Volume 26, Number 3, May 1993, p. 115.
"Best Practices' for Document Management: Legal Aspects of Paper and Electronic Records", in Document Management 93: Proceedings of the Conference held in London in June, 1993, T. Hendley, Ed., Meckler Ltd, London and Westport CT, p. 19, 1993.
"Getting it Right: Managing Organizations in a Runaway Electronic Age," in Information Handling in Offices and Archives, Angelika Menne-Haritz, ed., K.G. Saur, Munich, 1993;
"Addressing Electronic Records Management in the World Bank," in Electronic Records Management Program Strategies, Margaret Hedstrom, Ed., Archives and Museum Informatics Technical Report No. 18, 1993, p. 19.
"Managing the Chaos Electronic Records Can Create", in Technology Strategies: A Senior Executive's Monthly Briefing on Creating Competitive Advantage Through Technology, October, 1992, Bradford, England, pp. 19.
"Management of Electronic Records: Curriculum Materials", an ACCIS follow-up product developed by the UN Electronic Records Management Working Group, G. Long, Chairperson, containing an executive briefing and workshop curriculum and materials prepared by R. E. Barry, ACCIS Secretariat, Geneva. Published by the UN Sales Office, publication GV.E.89.9.15, N.Y., 1992. Available through the UN Sales Office in New York or the successor organization to ACCIS -- the UN Information Systems Coordinating Committee, Palais des Nations; CH-1211 Geneva 10; Switzerland; Tel: +4122 798 8591; Fax: +4122 740 1269.
"Management of Electronic Records: Issues and Guidelines", a research study developed by the United Nations Technical Panel on Electronic Records Management, R. E. Barry, Chairperson; produced with major contributions by David Bearman, Tora Bikson and Charles Dollar and published under the auspices of the UN Advisory Committee for the Coordination of Information Systems (ACCIS), Geneva. Published by the UN Sales Office, publication GV.E.89.9.15, N.Y., 1990. Available through the UN Sales Office in New York or the successor organization to ACCIS -- the UN Information Systems Coordinating Committee, Palais des Nations; CH-1211 Geneva 10; Switzerland; Tel: +4122 798 8591; Fax: +4122 740 1269.
Publications by other authors that include case studies of work performed or led by Rick Barry or other interview topics. Many others are accessible in the News and Media section:
Friar, Bronwyn, "Real Problems, Real Solutions" in PC WORLD, September, 1993, pp. 35-39, article about Rick Barry’s work on human factors, environmental and facilities related information management projects.
Lacey, Julia, How to Survive Your Computer Workstation, CRT Services, Inc. Publications, P.O. Box 1525, Kerryville TX, 78029, 1990, about Rick Barry's work as Chief Officer, Human Factors, Technology and Facilities Integration at the World Bank.
Marschall, Daniel and Judith Gregory, Office Automation: Jekyll or Hyde?; see chapter on "Staff Participation in Office Systems: Two Case Studies at the World Bank", Working Women Education Fund, Cleveland OH, 1983.
Perry, Tekla S., Sr. Editor, "Today's View of Magnetic Fields," IEEE Spectrum, journal of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, December 1994, p. 14.
Rothman, David H., The Silicon Jungle; see chapter on "The Hal Syndrome", Ballantine Books, New York, 1985.
Smith, Clive D., "Implementation of Imaging Technology for Recordkeeping at the World Bank," Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science, June/July 1997, p.25; includes a report on a study done by Rick Barry in which the Bank's IRIS system was evaluated using the U. of Pittsburgh functional requirements as benchmarks.
VDT News: The Computer Health & Safety Report, "Designing a Low EMF Office," May/June 1993 issue; article about Rick Barry's roles in spearheading a project to reduce the levels of electromagnetic fields emanated by building and office systems in the design of the World Bank's new headquarters building in Washington, D.C.
Wall, Thomas, "Technology Goes for the Green" in the "Managing" column of Beyond Computing (IBM), June 1995, pp. 34-37, including coverage of Rick Barry's work in the office technology field.
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