IRMS Scotland Event: Impact of business and political change on information
Event sponsor: BusinessPort - developers of process-driven business management solution AgilityBMS - www.businessport.net
09.30 – 10.15 Registration, coffee and speed networking
10.15 – 10.30 Welcome and housekeeping
10.30 – 10.45 Introduction to event themes and goals for the day
10.45 – 11.30 Mergers, de-mergers and acquisitions. Insight surgery panel session:
Practical challenges, approaches and lessons learnt experienced by panel members and wider audience.
Panel members: David Paris, Historic Scotland; John Simmons, National Records of Scotland; Iain Gray, Police Scotland (to be confirmed)
11.30 – 12.00 Changes to business delivery models. Case study:
Child protection and “Getting it right for every child” (GIRFEC)
Speaker: Maggie McTernan, McTernan Learning
12.00 - 12.30 Management of change. Event sponsor presentation:
Using business management systems to help control, manage and track change within an organisation.
Speaker: Tony Balarsky, BusinessPort
12.30 – 13.15 Lunch and networking
13.15 – 13.25 Sector news update
13.25 – 13.45 IRMS purpose, plans and membership benefits: Q&A session
Panel members: Emily Overton, IRMS Groups Director; Meic Pierce-Owen IRMS UK Chair, Claire Johnson, IRMS Scotland Group Chair
13.45 – 14.30 Impact of economic and political change
1. Case study: Property rationalisation project; Alison Fernie, British Geological Society
2. Preliminary investigation: Carpe Diem!- exploring opportunities presented by political change in post referendum Scotland; full group discussion
14.30 – 15.45 Minimising risks, maximising benefits and exploiting opportunities for information gain
Break-out discussions and action planning based on the day’s key themes (incorporating coffee break)
15.45 – 16.15 Break-outs report back and event conclusion
16.15 End of event
When & Where
IRMS Scotland is a dynamic group which not only discusses topics relevant to information management but also provides great networking opportunities for members to exchange news and ideas, as well as learn new skills from fellow information management professionals. Its members come from a wide range of sectors including central and local government, financial services, charities, pharmaceuticals, engineering and utilities as well as a range of specialist service providers.
IRMS Scotland is represented in specialist information communities such as the Scottish Council on Archives (SCA), Archivists of Scottish Local Authorities Working Group (ASLAWG), and has a good relationship with the Archives and Records Association (ARA).'