Mimi Dionne News & Articles
| Thursday May 16, 2013
By month three, everyone is uncomfortable. Don’t take it personally, but do manage it. This is no time to slow down. Doggedly move forward.
| Tuesday Feb 19, 2013
By the second month of your electronic records management (ERM) implementation, the project plan has been curtailed several times. It happens regardless of your industry or the company you work for. Despite the beauty, simplicity and elegance of your critical path, one or more surprises will suddenly appear.
| Tuesday Jan 15, 2013
Now that the holidays are over and the gifts budget is spent, does the world seem less burnished and a little darker? It shouldn’t, information professionals, because we know January is really the most wonderful time of the year.
| Thursday Jan 3, 2013
Your electronic records management project is planned down to the last detail. In month two, it's time to distribute the message throughout your organization that this implementation needn't be a huge strain on the organization’s resources.
| Wednesday Dec 19, 2012
If you want to talk Information Management, you should look up Mimi Dionne. A Certified Archivist, Records Manager, Document Imaging Architect, Information Professional and Project Management Professional, Mimi is a lover of all things information. She told us about how she got into the field and the role Miles Davis played in getting her there in this interview.
| Monday Nov 26, 2012
I love the smell of dry-erase markers and whiteboard cleaning solution in the morning … in the afternoons … in the evening … on weekends … in my sleep …
Electronic records management is not for the faint of heart.
| Monday Oct 15, 2012
The records retention schedule’s daily use is in decline.
| Wednesday Aug 15, 2012
The Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) project is an ambitious one that seeks to locate records of historical importance across repositories and make them available to patrons on a massive scale. Our panel updated us on its fascinating progress. Look at what we records and information management professionals can do.
| Tuesday Aug 14, 2012
The question of creating access to information is not a new one for archivists, but how some archivists are answering that question when handling large quantities of hard copy data in a digital environment is.
| Friday Aug 10, 2012
Working with many of the techniques of Digital Forensics, Digital Preservationists are moving to the forefront in many institutions, bridging the gap between archivists, technologists and records managers.
| Wednesday Aug 8, 2012
While archiving web pages may not spring to mind as one of the duties of an archivist, organizations are increasingly recognizing the value of keeping records of websites and social media sites to provide snapshots of their public face and context for other assets.
| Tuesday Aug 7, 2012
The Society of American Archivists (SAA) 2012 annual meeting, Beyond Borders, began Monday, August 6 in San Diego with strong pre-conference sessions. I attended Digital Forensics for Archivists (DFA), a course focusing on specific tools and services that archivists need to use for their work with digital archives.
| Thursday Jul 5, 2012
It’s difficult to open an article evaluating a certification I’ve just obtained. How do I introduce the topic without sounding like an amateur comedian fishing for her audience’s applause (“so, I just got my CIP -- thank you, thank you! Anyone celebrating any birthdays tonight …”). It’s problematic to describe how many certifications I have as well. How do I list them without sounding immodest? Yikes. Forgive me for what I’m about to do, but the intent is to provide you with context.
| Monday May 21, 2012
The Society of American Archivists (SAA) offered its “Managing Electronic Records in Archives & Special Collections” workshop in Seattle May 10-11th in support of its Digital Archives Specialist [DAS] certificate.