Welcome to an Introduction to Records and Information Management (RIM). This training is for those who have no prior knowledge or experience with RIM. It is also for those who would like a refresher or information on how RIM works within the Cayman Islands Government. We will highlight:
- Definitions of key terms and concepts.
- Legislation that will impact your agency’s recordkeeping.
- Some of the recordkeeping tools developed by the National Archive to assist with managing your agency’s records.
Are paper files in stacks on your desk? Does your agency’s network drive have electronic documents titled “RE: RE: RE: message from Ministry”? Do you spend too much time during the day searching for records? If any of these scenarios sound familiar, you’ve come to the right place
Section 1: Statutory Obligations
Section 2: Public Records and Recordkeeping
Section 3: Electronic Records
Section 4: Recordkeeping Toolbox – File Plans
Section 5: Recordkeeping Toolbox – Disposal Schedules
Have you ever wondered what makes a record a public record? Or, what does recordkeeping involve, and what are the benefits? Let’s find out more. What are public records?…
Electronic public records exist in all formats and media, and while the same recordkeeping practices apply, they are managed a little differently than paper records. We will briefly address some…
We’ll now address taking the file plan and adding information on how long to keep the records, and what happens to them when no longer needed, to create a disposal…
We trust this training has given you a better understanding of records and information management. There are several benefits for implementing best recordkeeping practices, and we’ll conclude with some of…