Records Toolkit

Archives New Zealand’s guidance on information and records management

Pages tagged 'Business processes'

Public Records Act 2005

The Public Records Act 2005 establishes a regulatory framework for information and records management across the public sector in New Zealand.


Appraisal

Appraisal is the analysis of an organisation’s business context, business activities and risks.  This will determine what information and records need to be created, what are of high risk/high value, and how long they need to be managed to meet business and community needs and expectations.


Role and responsibilities of an Executive Sponsor

The Information and records management standard requires a designated Executive Sponsor.  That person must have organisation-wide influence and appropriate strategic and managerial skills.


Effective information and records management

Information is at the core of business, and is a critical organisational asset.


High value and high risk information and records

High value and high risk information and records are determined by the business context.


Integrated information and records systems, processes and practices

Information and records management requirements need to be proactively identified, designed and integrated in all of your organisation’s business systems, processes and practices.


Role and responsibilities of an Executive Sponsor

The Information and records management standard requires a designated Executive Sponsor.