Archivists, especially in the public sector, are struggling to manage digital records after a decade or more of ad hoc records management projects by individual government agencies, Archives New Zealand says.
In response, the agency has developed an interim operating model and completed five “e-accessions” of digital records into the Government Digital Archive. However, that process in itself highlighted further challenges.
In a report on its agency audits in 2014 and 2015, Archives NZ said it was disappointing to see that although the Public Records Act 2005 was now a decade old, barely half the offices audited had significant records keeping maturity.
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