The Public Records Act 2005 establishes a regulatory framework for information and records management across the public sector in New Zealand.
The Information and records management standard requires a designated Executive Sponsor. That person must have organisation-wide influence and appropriate strategic and managerial skills.
Monitoring the management of information and records in organisations is a shared responsibility of Archives New Zealand and those organisations.
Information is at the core of business, and is a critical organisational asset.
The Information and records management standard requires a designated Executive Sponsor.
The statements and questions are a starting point to assist an organisation to assess their current information and records management capability.
An information and records management policy is a statement of intent to manage corporate information appropriately.
The strategy is the key document of your information and records management governance framework.
Monitoring ensures that information and records are managed according to best practice, and in efficient and effective ways that meet the business needs of the organisation and the requirements of government.
At Archives New Zealand, a big focus over the past year has been on developing a new Framework for monitoring the performance of organisations covered by the Public Records Act 2005.