Information Overload

Insights from practitioners in Information Management

Information Overload - Aug 2017 - Eating the Elephant One Byte at a Time

Shirley Cowcher - Monday, August 28, 2017
Shirley R Cowcher Found by Chance I recently read an article about the discovery of technical drawings (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/06/discovery-lost-ww2-mosquito-pla ..Read More →

Information Overload - July 2017 - Digitising Will Solve Everything!

Shirley Cowcher - Friday, July 07, 2017
Shirley R Cowcher Drowning in paper You would think, as we now live in a world of cloud computing, mobile technology, the Internet of Things and Big Data, that we would h ..Read More →

Information Overload - December 2016 - Whistleblowing

Shirley Cowcher - Thursday, December 15, 2016
Shirley R Cowcher Is it necessary? This is a topic we have presented previously, a long time ago, in 2004 (http://www.iea.com.au/information-overload/issue-28-blowing-t ..Read More →

Information Overload - August 2016 - Disaster Recovery - Practice Makes Perfect - A Case Study

Shirley Cowcher - Monday, August 22, 2016
Shirley R Cowcher It’s like Insurance Disaster plans are a bit like insurance – you have one but hope you will never have to use it. The similarity to insurance also  ..Read More →

Information Overload - July 2016 - Policy, Strategy and Process. Why do we put the Cart before the Horse?

Shirley Cowcher - Monday, July 04, 2016
Shirley Cowcher What comes first? When you consider the implementation of a best practice information management system (by system I’m not referring to technology) what do  ..Read More →

Information Overload - March 2016 - Ready, Willing and Able: Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

Shirley Cowcher - Thursday, March 03, 2016
Dr Janine Douglas Picture this….. There you are working away in the basement, organising your boxes of records to send to offsite storage. Then suddenly one of th ..Read More →

Information Overload - February 2016 - The Horse Has Bolted

Shirley Cowcher - Monday, February 08, 2016
Shirley Cowcher It's the end of the project... Recently we were faced with a request from a client to assist them in managing the records associated with a large construction pro ..Read More →

Information Overload - January 2016 - Plan for the Year

Shirley Cowcher - Thursday, January 14, 2016
Shirley Cowcher Don’t make New Year resolutions It’s the start of the New Year and I wonder if you’ve been asked what your New Year’s resolution is.  ..Read More →

Information Overload - Sept 2014 - Collaborate and be relevant

Shirley Cowcher - Monday, September 15, 2014
Shirley Cowcher Records management is just not valued I don’t often take time to contemplate my own, or my profession’s, relevance, but I have to admit that recently  ..Read More →

Information Overload - August 2014 - How does the Privacy Act connect with Information Management?

Shirley Cowcher - Tuesday, August 19, 2014
How does the Privacy Act connect with Information Management? Shirley Cowcher Introduction In the July 2014 edition of Information Overload I wrote about Directors’ ..Read More →