Enterprise Content Management  Records Management and Information Culture Amidst E Government Development Book

Enterprise Content Management Records Management and Information Culture Amidst E Government Development


  • Author : Proscovia Svärd
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-04-13
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081009000

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Enterprise Content Management Records Management and Information Culture Amidst E Government Development Excerpt :

This book identifies key factors necessary for a well-functioning information infrastructure and explores how information culture impacts the management of public information, stressing the need for a proactive and holistic information management approach amidst e-Government development. In an effort to deal with an organization's scattered information resources, Enterprise Content Management, Records Management and Information Culture Amidst E-Government Development investigates the key differences between Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Records Management (RM), the impact of e-Government development on information management and the role of information in enhancing accountability and transparency of government institutions. The book hence identifies factors that contribute to a well-functioning information infrastructure and further explores how information culture impacts the management of public information. It highlights the Records Continuum Model (RCM) thinking as a more progressive way of managing digital information in an era of pluralization of government information. It also emphasizes the need for information/records management skills amidst e-Government development. Ideas about records, information, and content management have fundamentally changed and developed because of increasing digitalization. Though not fully harmonized, these new ideas commonly stress and underpin the need for a proactive and holistic information management approach. The proactive approach entails planning for the management of the entire information continuum before the information is created. For private enterprises and government institutions endeavoring to meet new information demands from customers, citizens and the society at large, such an approach is a prerequisite for accomplishing their missions. It could be argued that information is and has always been essential to all human activities and we are witnessing a transformation of the information landscape. Prese

Open Access Implications for Sustainable Social  Political  and Economic Development Book

Open Access Implications for Sustainable Social Political and Economic Development


  • Author : Jain, Priti
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2020-09-18
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799850199

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Open Access Implications for Sustainable Social Political and Economic Development Excerpt :

Open access publishing can be used as a strategic tool to avail access to information and achieve universal literacy. Open access has gained importance over the past 15 years by making knowledge available to all, without any barrier of affordability or restrictions on using this knowledge to inform and develop. Open access contributes to scientific research excellence, disseminates research results to a wider community, and promotes multi-disciplinary and collaborative research. Issues of sustainable development and open access are major concerns in librarianship and information management, particularly as the international library and information management community is focusing on how to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. Open Access Implications for Sustainable Social, Political, and Economic Development is a pivotal reference source that provides an understanding of the concept of open access within the context of social, political, and economic development and deliberates the critical issues and challenges that face the implementation of open access and its impact on the global economy and sustainable development. While highlighting a broad range of topics including digital scholarship, open data, and ethics, this book is ideally designed for librarians, information science professionals, government officials, policymakers, academicians, researchers, and students.

Computational Science and Its Applications     ICCSA 2022 Workshops Book

Computational Science and Its Applications ICCSA 2022 Workshops


  • Author : Osvaldo Gervasi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-07-28
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN 10 : 9783031105920

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Computational Science and Its Applications ICCSA 2022 Workshops Excerpt :

The eight-volume set LNCS 13375 – 13382 constitutes the proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2022, which was held in Malaga, Spain during July 4 – 7, 2022. The first two volumes contain the proceedings from ICCSA 2022, which are the 57 full and 24 short papers presented in these books were carefully reviewed and selected from 279 submissions. The other six volumes present the workshop proceedings, containing 285 papers out of 815 submissions. These six volumes includes the proceedings of the following workshops: ​ Advances in Artificial Intelligence Learning Technologies: Blended Learning, STEM, Computational Thinking and Coding (AAILT 2022); Workshop on Advancements in Applied Machine-learning and Data Analytics (AAMDA 2022); Advances in information Systems and Technologies for Emergency management, risk assessment and mitigation based on the Resilience (ASTER 2022); Advances in Web Based Learning (AWBL 2022); Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers: Technologies and Applications (BDLTA 2022); Bio and Neuro inspired Computing and Applications (BIONCA 2022); Configurational Analysis For Cities (CA Cities 2022); Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAM 2022), Computational and Applied Statistics (CAS 2022); Computational Mathematics, Statistics and Information Management (CMSIM); Computational Optimization and Applications (COA 2022); Computational Astrochemistry (CompAstro 2022); Computational methods for porous geomaterials (CompPor 2022); Computational Approaches for Smart, Conscious Cities (CASCC 2022); Cities, Technologies and Planning (CTP 2022); Digital Sustainability and Circular Economy (DiSCE 2022); Econometrics and Multidimensional Evaluation in Urban Environment (EMEUE 2022); Ethical AI applications for a human-centered cyber society (EthicAI 2022); Future Computing System Technologies and Applications (FiSTA 2022); Geographical Computing and Remote Sensing for Archaeology (GCRSArcheo 202

Records Classification  Concepts  Principles and Methods Book

Records Classification Concepts Principles and Methods


  • Author : Umi Asma' Mokhtar
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-05-19
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081022399

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Records Classification Concepts Principles and Methods Excerpt :

Records Classification: Concepts, Principles and Methods: Information, Systems, Context introduces classification, an early part of the research lifecycle. Classification ensures systematic organization of documents and facilitates information retrieval. However, classification systems are not prevalent in records management when compared to their use in other information fields. This book views classification from the records management (RM) perspective by adopting a qualitative approach, with case studies, to gather data by means of interview and document content analysis. Current development of information systems do not take into account the concept of classification from a RM perspective. Such a model is required because the incorporation of information and communication technology (ICT) in managing records is inevitable. The concept of classification from an RM perspective ought to be extended to the ICT team to enable the development of a RM system not limited to storage and retrieval functions, but also with relation to disposal and preservation processes. This proposed model introduces function-based classification to ensure records are classified in context. Gives a step-by-step functional model for constructing a classification system within an organization Advocates for the importance of practicing classification for records, towards competent, transparent, and democratic organizations Helps organizations build their own classification system, thus safeguarding information in a secure and systematic fashion Provides local case studies from Malaysia and puts together a generic, globally applicable model

Educational Leadership  Improvement and Change Book

Educational Leadership Improvement and Change


  • Author : Lejf Moos
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-07-25
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030470203

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Educational Leadership Improvement and Change Excerpt :

This book analyses selected critical concepts of policy and practice in educational leadership in five European countries. The editors and contributors cover Croatia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Denmark and Norway, spanning a wide geographical region as well as diverse historical and political contexts. The analyses primarily consider the issues of convergence and divergence in local educational leadership policies and practice that are developing and emerging from traditional structures and discourses under global, trans-national and regional influences. Focusing on both the macro and micro levels, this book examines a range of topics including international benchmarking, inclusive education practices and digital transformation. It will be of interest and value to scholars of educational leadership in Europe, particularly within smaller countries. “Today’s local educational leadership policies and practice are connected with the historical roots of five small European countries. In the analysis, perspectives from within each country and comparisons are used interestingly. Both levels of analysis bring out new understandings of the relationship between policy and practice and how they have been related to leadership in a historical discourse. In my opinion the different country chapters and the comparisons represent important new knowledge and I recommended the book as reading for school leaders and policy makers in the field of educational leadership.” —Professor Olof Johansson, Umeå University, Sweden “The book fills a gap in the research of cross-national research, comparing school leadership issues in two Balkan countries, Croatia and Slovenia, one Baltic country, Lithuania, and two Scandinavian countries, Norway and Denmark. To my knowledge it is the first time there has been this sort of cross-investigation of commonalities and differences in school leadership conditions between these countries in the age of globalization. I am sure that many scholars and

Managing Records Book

Managing Records


  • Author : Elizabeth Shepherd
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN 10 : 9781856043700

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Managing Records Excerpt :

Many organizations do not yet have a formal programme of records management, but increasingly they are recognizing the benefits of well managed records and the serious consequences of inadequate records systems. Establishing records management and maintaining an effective programme requires specialist expertise. This essential manual of practice provides a detailed guide to the concepts, skills and techniques of records management for organizational staff who have a responsibility for setting up, maintaining or restructuring a records management programme. It offers invaluable advice on the management of records in both electronic and traditional paper media, and focuses on the following areas: understanding records management analysing the context for records management classifying records and documenting their context creating and capturing records; managing appraisal, retention and disposition maintaining records and assuring their integrity providing access implementing records management. The appendices provide a wealth of additional information including a list of standards for records management, an annotated bibliography and sources of further information, and details of professional and advisory bodies. Readership: This much needed manual is an indispensable purchase for organizations wishing to introduce better practices for managing their records. The book is intended to be of value to experienced records managers as well as LIS practitioners and newcomers to the field. It should be on the desk of every manager and every information professional with responsibility for records management.

Developments in E government Book

Developments in E government


  • Author : David Griffin
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 201
  • ISBN 10 : 9781586037253

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Developments in E government Excerpt :

Sets out to provide a critical evaluation of developments in e-government. This book examines the emerging area of e-democracy, in which technology is being utilized to provide a digital presence for the democratic processes of government. It is a synthesis of theoretical contributions and empirical investigations.

Investing in Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue Book

Investing in Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue


  • Author : Unesco
  • Publisher : UNESCO
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 402
  • ISBN 10 : 9789231040771

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Investing in Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue Excerpt :

This report analyses all aspects of cultural diversity, which has emerged as a key concern of the international community in recent decades, and maps out new approaches to monitoring and shaping the changes that are taking place. It highlights, in particular, the interrelated challenges of cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue and the way in which strong homogenizing forces are matched by persistent diversifying trends. The report proposes a series of ten policy-oriented recommendations, to the attention of States, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, international and regional bodies, national institutions and the private sector on how to invest in cultural diversity. Emphasizing the importance of cultural diversity in different areas (languages, education, communication and new media development, and creativity and the marketplace) based on data and examples collected from around the world, the report is also intended for the general public. It proposes a coherent vision of cultural diversity and clarifies how, far from being a threat, it can become beneficial to the action of the international community.

Our Creative Diversity Book

Our Creative Diversity


  • Author : World Commission on Culture and Development
  • Publisher : Unesco
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Cultural policy
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : UCLA:L0081114241

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution Book
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution


  • Author : Klaus Schwab
  • Publisher : Currency
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524758868

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution Excerpt :

Between the 18th and 19th centuries, Britain experienced massive leaps in technological, scientific, and economical advancement

United Nations E government Survey 2014 Book

United Nations E government Survey 2014


  • Author : United Nations
  • Publisher : United Nations (Un)
  • Release Date : 2014-09-30
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9211231981

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United Nations E government Survey 2014 Excerpt :

The UN E-Government Survey 2008: From E-Government to Connected Governance assesses the e-government readiness of the 192 Member States of the UN according to a quantitative composite index of e-readiness based on website assessment, telecommunication infrastructure, and human resource endowment. ICTs can help reinvent government in such a way that existing institutional arrangements can be restructured and new innovative arrangements can flourish, paving the way for a transformed government. The focus of the report this year, in Part 2, is e-government initiatives directed at improving operational efficiency through the integration of back-office functions. Whilst such initiatives, if successful, will deliver benefits to citizens, the primary purpose is to improve the effectiveness of government and governmental agencies. Models of back-office integration, irrespective of the delivery mode, fall into three broad categories: single function integration, cross functional integration, and back-office to front-office integration. The level of complexity, expressed in terms of the number of functions within the scope and number of organizations involved, is the primary factor influencing a successful outcome - with a tendency amongst the more ambitious projects to fail to deliver the full anticipated benefits. The key variables involved in the delivery of back-office integration are the people, processes and technology required. Whilst the technology is increasingly resilient and 'fit for purpose', the evidence indicates that success or failure is less a technological issue and more a people issue - in particular, the ability to change public service cultures and motivate public sectorworkers to new ways of working, address trade union concerns, and provide adequately skilled and competent management

World Social Report 2020 Book

World Social Report 2020


  • Author : Department of Economic and Social Affairs
  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Release Date : 2020-02-14
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 9789210043670

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World Social Report 2020 Excerpt :

This report examines the links between inequality and other major global trends (or megatrends), with a focus on technological change, climate change, urbanization and international migration. The analysis pays particular attention to poverty and labour market trends, as they mediate the distributional impacts of the major trends selected. It also provides policy recommendations to manage these megatrends in an equitable manner and considers the policy implications, so as to reduce inequalities and support their implementation.

Enhancing Organizational Performance Book

Enhancing Organizational Performance


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1997-04-02
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 0309175828

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Total quality management (TQM), reengineering, the workplace of the twenty-first century--the 1990s have brought a sense of urgency to organizations to change or face stagnation and decline, according to Enhancing Organizational Performance. Organizations are adopting popular management techniques, some scientific, some faddish, often without introducing them properly or adequately measuring the outcome. Enhancing Organizational Performance reviews the most popular current approaches to organizational change--total quality management, reengineering, and downsizing--in terms of how they affect organizations and people, how performance improvements can be measured, and what questions remain to be answered by researchers. The committee explores how theory, doctrine, accepted wisdom, and personal experience have all served as sources for organization design. Alternative organization structures such as teams, specialist networks, associations, and virtual organizations are examined. Enhancing Organizational Performance looks at the influence of the organization's norms, values, and beliefs--its culture--on people and their performance, identifying cultural "levers" available to organization leaders. And what is leadership? The committee sorts through a wealth of research to identify behaviors and skills related to leadership effectiveness. The volume examines techniques for developing these skills and suggests new competencies that will become required with globalization and other trends. Mergers, networks, alliances, coalitions--organizations are increasingly turning to new intra- and inter-organizational structures. Enhancing Organizational Performance discusses how organizations cooperate to maximize outcomes. The committee explores the changing missions of the U.S. Army as a case study that has relevance to any organization. Noting that a musical greeting card contains more computing power than existed in the entire world before 1950, the committee addresses the impa

United Nations E Government Survey 2020 Book

United Nations E Government Survey 2020


  • Author : United Nations Publications
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-08-17
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9211232104

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United Nations E Government Survey 2020 Excerpt :

The Survey assesses global and regional e-government development through a comparative rating of national government portals relative to one another. It is designed to provide a snapshot of country trends and relative rankings of e-government development in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. It presents trends and relative rankings of e-government development across 193 Member States through a quantitative composite index, the E-Government Development Index (EGDI), with three separate components - the Online Service Index (OSI), Telecommunication Infrastructure Index (TII), and Human Capital Index (HCI). Includes addendum on COVID-19 (coronavirus) response