Information Management Update: February 2015 How can SharePoint work for you?

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Information Management Update: February 2015
How can SharePoint work for you?
From our blog
The use of SharePoint is continuing to grow, so at our
next Information Management Liaison Group (IMLG)
we want to ask: 'How can SharePoint work for
UK still in top spot for open
Open data, The National
Archives, and re-use of
information. We may seem a
bit of an odd combination at
first: The National Archives
which collects, manages and
protects information and
We will hear from a range of KIM speakers who have
introduced SharePoint in their organisation.
The IMLG will be held on Thursday 26 March at our
site in Kew. Contact our events team to book your
Two heads better than one
We have two new recruits to our
Information Management teams,
Stephen Hall and James Clark.
James has joined as Head of
Records Transfer and
Accessions. James has
previously worked in a variety of
Departments including FCO,
Home Office and BIS, as well as
some arm’s length bodies. He is
responsible for the timely
transfer of records to The
National Archives.
Stephen takes on the position of Manager of Records
and Information Management Services, managing the
team of Information Management Consultants. He has
previously served in HM Forces, before joining the Civil
Service in 2000. He has worked in a number of
Departments including HM Prison Service, Defra and
the Food Standards Agency.
Both are looking forward to meeting you in the coming
The Information Game
Alan Turing. A name you
might be familiar with. The
mathematician with a
penchant for puzzles and a
craving for complex
conundrums. The hero that
made the single biggest
Keeping up with the
KIM Leaders’ Network
The KIM Leaders'
Network provides a forum
for an integrated crossgovernmental approach to
knowledge and information
Chaired by The National
Archives and made up of a
KIM leader from each main
government department and
representatives from other
groups as agreed, you can
now keep up to date with
the latest on our dedicated
KIM Leaders’ Network page.
management top tip
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contain only:
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Reference material
Digital continuity training
Digital continuity is the ability to use digital
information in the way that you need, for as long as
you need.
You can attend one of our free training days to find out
how to manage digital continuity within your
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