Another day, another
standard. I'm on a train and feel an obligation to get something done. Hence,
I feel obligated to
point out that I'm not actually reviewing the standard in this particular case.
It's a Final Draft but, given the grief that I'm giving our ILL specialist, I
really can't complain! Let's see what this thing is all about.
So this is really
about Management systems for records (MSR)
as related to ISO 9000, 14000, etc.
We need to meet
- Defined roles and
- Systematic processes
- Measurement and evaluation
- Review and improvement
- We get some justification of
why you need records
- Good records are: reliable,
authentic, have integrity, are usable. Isn't this in ISO 15489 and GARP?
- Process approach:
- We get some definition of
different roles in the overall project
- And there are lots of good
- Asset. Anything that has
value to the organization (ISO/IEC 27000)
- Document, noun. Recorded
information or object which can be treated as a unit (ISO 15489)
- Documentation. Collection of
documents describing operations, instructions, decisions, procedures and
business rules related to a given function, process, or transaction
- Evidence. Documentation of a
- Record. Information created,
received, and maintained as evidence and as an asset by an organization
or person, in pursuance of legal obligations or in the transaction of
- The appendix gives us some
interesting definitions, graphs, etc.