Other Papers by Rick Barry
Papers by Rick Barry published more recently than 2001 will be found in the Recent Papers section.
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"E-communications & Netiquette: Establishing Guidelines Beyond Email". Originally published in three installments in the New York-based Imaging and Document Solutions magazine from April to June 2000. Is yours an organization that makes considerable use of email, vmail, intranet, extranet, Internet and EDMS systems? Are you an early adopter of new information technology? Are you in an industry that is regulated or litigious in nature? Do you have considerable electronic communications with business partners or the public? Then you should be concerned about having an up-to-date electronic communications policy.
"Barry Associates' Recommended Email and Internet Etiquette (Netiquette) Guide" This is a guide that the author has developed and maintained over the years, including suggestions from many others.
"Catching Up with the Last Technology Train at the Next Station" This paper reviews several current and emerging technologies and provides insights relevant to information and records management.
"Email Policy: What we've got here is a failure to communicate" This presentation outlines what components should be included in email policy, including those relating to recordkeeping and others not directly related to recordkeeping. It is also a commentary on email policy presentations made by others during the 1998 Society of American Archivists annual conference.
"Keeping Records for Changing Organizations:who's minding the store?" Commenting on Chauncey Bell's keynote presentation, "Re-membering the Future: Organizational Change: What is it and what does it mean for records professionals" at the NAGARA Annual Conference: "Sustainable Change: Getting to the Heart of Our Challenges," Sacramento, CA, July 16-19, 1997.
"Electronic Records Management ... The Way We Were ... The Way We Are: One Man's Opinion" This paper is a review of electronic records and the progress that has been made in addressing electronic records issues.
Workshop Brochure: Rick Barry's 1999 New Zealand Workshops. Kiwi recordkeepers driven hard in one-day events. Outline of workshops held in Auckland and Wellington (National Archives of New Zealand) in 1999.
N.Z. ARM professionals find multiple email policy failings. Results of breakout sessions at Rick Barry workshops. This is a consolidation of finding of participants in the New Zealand workshops regarding the use of email and email policies in their own organizations.
Document Management for the Enterprise: Principals, Techniques and Applications, by Michael J. D. Sutton. A book review by Rick Barry.
"Electronic Documents and Records Management Systems: Toward a Methodology for Requirements Definition" This paper explores different approaches to records disposition management, and includes an example of the use of "state transition analysis" for recordkeeping purposes.
"Managing Organizations with Electronic Records" This paper outlines some key approaches to managing electronic records, including the use of business systems analysis (BSA) to link records and other information assets to organizational aims.
"Best Practices for Document Management in an Emerging Digital Environment" This paper describes and offers a checklist for doing assessments of organizational records.
"Electronic Objects Circa 2001: Problems or Opportunities? ... Yes!" This paper addresses several electronic records issues and opportunities.
"The Changing Workplace and the Nature of Records" This paper addresses forces working on the workplace that change the ways in which records are created and must be managed.
"Making the Distinctions Between Information Management and Records Management" This paper addresses understandings and misunderstandings about information management, information technology and records management.
"Integrating Information Management and Records Management ... Who cares?" This is a review of the author's experience in integrating policies, practices and organizational entities responsible for recordkeeping with information management functions.
"Making a Difference: Comments on Electronic Records Management R & D Projects" This is a commentary on selected R&D projects funded by the National Historical and Records Commission (NHPRC).
"Improving Information and Records Management: An Important Agenda for Sustainable Development" This describes consulting engagements in Uganda, Zimbabwe and Ghana on behalf of the International Records Management Trust regarding existing and emerging trends in information management and information technology. It is based on a two-month engagement that involved conducting senior level interviews, seminars and workshops in the executive branch of government and (in Ghana) the legislative/judicial communities on topics such as the strategic use of information in public sector reform, the potential of government records as part of national information assets, the admissibility of records in court proceedings and the importance of linking information in all forms--paper, microform and electronic.
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