Insights from practitioners in Information Management

West Australian Government Agencies Facing Change

Shirley Cowcher - Friday, May 05, 2017
The West Australian Public Sector Commission realises that the proposed changes to the machinery of government in WA are going to have a significant impact. In order to help prepare for ..Read More →

ARRM Online to be launched in April 2017

Shirley Cowcher - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
For the past 6 months I have been working with a developer to convert the Australian Record Retention Manual from a very large document into an online resource. The first version of the ..Read More →

Australian Record Retention Manual Newsletter

Shirley Cowcher - Tuesday, March 22, 2016
The first ARRM Newsletter for subcribers has been released to all the 2015 subscibers. It outlines what we have been doing since the release of the 2015 edition, including mentions and l ..Read More →

Recordkeeping Induction for Local Government Elected Members

Shirley Cowcher - Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Local government agencies is WA now have a video induction ( that they may use to inform elected members of their roles and responsibilities as defined by the ..Read More →

Relocation Complete

Shirley Cowcher - Thursday, December 17, 2015
The relocation is complete. We have fitted in very well and look forward to starting the new year with a flurry of activities including lots of training in our intimate training room.  ..Read More →

IEA is Relocating

Shirley Cowcher - Tuesday, November 24, 2015
IEA is Relocating After many years we are relocating to new offices. We are not leaving Fremantle. Shirley has taken the opportunity to sell our current offices and IEA will no ..Read More →

ARRM Subscriptions

Shirley Cowcher - Thursday, August 20, 2015
Subscriptions for the 15th edition of the Australian Records Retention Manual released in February will be closing at the end of August. If you have been invoiced and haven't paid for it ..Read More →

Time to revisit Knowledge Management

Shirley Cowcher - Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Here at Information Enterprises Australia (IEA) we have been pondering the problem of tighter budgets, reduced resources and the ever tempting approach to try to solve every problem with ..Read More →

Changes to WA government training CUATRA2012

Shirley Cowcher - Monday, November 24, 2014
On the 14th November 2014 the WA Goverment Department of Procurement wrote to us letting us know that the CUATRA 2012 contract that we were a involved would cease on the 31st December 20 ..Read More →

Which bit should be removed?

Shirley Cowcher - Sunday, November 23, 2014
I got a phone call last week from a potential client who asked if we supplied a smaller version of the Australian Records Retention Manual (ARRM). I explained that if they were a small busi ..Read More →