New records management guidance


23 March 2007

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has published a new guide for information and records management to help organizations of all sizes and sectors operate more efficiently.


Effective Records Management. Part 4: How to comply with BS ISO 15489-1 is designed to meet the challenge of ensuring that an organization’s records are credible and trustworthy, are able to provide a defence when required and provide an accurate source of information on which to base decisions for future activities.

Effective Records Management. Part 4: How to comply with BS ISO 15489-1
Philip Jones and Robert McLean

This new publication explains the requirements of BS ISO 15489-1:2001 and the range of options available so that an appropriate level of compliance can be selected. It suggests approaches that can be adopted to build a portfolio of evidence, which demonstrates compliance to the degree that is required.

The authors have included tips on how to implement some of the standard’s requirements, based on their combined 50 years of professional knowledge. There are sample forms with guidance notes for completion to help make the workbook clear and easy to use.

A4 wirobound book
ISBN 9780580496622
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Notes for the Editor:

BS ISO 15489-1 is a best practice standard and as such can be used to benchmark an organization’s information and records management processes and procedures.

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