The dustup around a plan in Wisconsin to severely curtail public access to lawmaker records is settling. But the uproar is telling. It shows just how accustomed we've become to the idea of open access to public documents.
Back in the day (so, about a year ago) mobile-ready was all the rage in customer experience management. Once it became clear just how much consumers like to bury their noses in their phones while shopping online or out in the real world, the rallying cry became "mobile first!" Don't get comfortable yet, marketing folks. The next new thing in customer experience just might be app engagement.
Few things make better headlines than the suggestion that a politician has done something shady.
Financial institutions are the latest industry to face challenges when trying to digitize IT infrastructure. It's not so much that CEOs don't see the value. Instead, banks are increasingly hamstrung by legacy systems that just aren't up to the task.
Information governance consultant Steve Weissman has a message for records managers everywhere: "No one puts baby in the corner."
Massachusetts State Senator Jamie Eldridge is busy stirring up public sentiment for lawmakers to make public records more, well, public.
The Virginia Supreme Court's Office of the Executive Secretary recently admitted that it still possesses copies of expunged records that were overlooked during the initial expungement process. Assistant executive secretary Edward Macon says he doesn't know how many files have been erroneously kept and does not necessarily know where they are.
It seems the Mayor of Omaha, Nebraska has come under fire recently for what some say is her inappropriate use of text messaging to discuss City Council business.
The federal government is all about finding ways to implement new and strengthen existing its records and information management policies. Unfortunately, while federal agencies keep coming up with fresh ideas, the government haven't been great about coming up with actionable guidelines to implement them.
Can't make it to Microsoft Ignite this year? The event is just underway, and here are some news and notes we've collected so far.