20110428 ARMA Amarillo The RIM Technologist

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This presentation at the ARMA Amarillo Spring Seminar described ways for RIM professionals to develop and maintain technology knowledge and skills.

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  • 20110428 ARMA Amarillo The RIM Technologist

    1. 1. The RIM Technologist<br />Jesse Wilkins, CRM<br />April 28, 2011<br />
    2. 2. Learning isn’t compulsory – <br />But neither is survival.<br />-- W. Edwards Deming<br />
    3. 3. In a world of increasingly rapid change, the half-life of a skill is constantly shrinking." <br />--John Seely Brown<br />
    4. 4. Introduction<br />Technology-related resources<br />The RIM technologist<br />Agenda<br />
    5. 5. Introduction<br />
    6. 6. Volume continues to increase<br />
    7. 7. Rate of technology innovation continues to increase<br />
    8. 8. Content complexity<br />sharing <br />collaborating<br />liking <br />recommending following<br />workflow compliance<br />control<br />security<br />records<br />Documents<br />
    9. 9. Records managers have to keep up!<br />
    10. 10. Technology Resources<br />
    11. 11. Information Management Magazine<br />Books<br />ARMA Publications<br />
    12. 12. Other association publications<br />Source: Sedona<br />Source: ILTA<br />Source: RIMPA<br />
    13. 13. Government publications<br />
    14. 14. Different technology areas offer different levels of coverage – for example: <br />Sharepoint<br />Email management<br />Social media<br />Books<br />Articles from thought leaders in local or association newsletters<br />General publications<br />
    15. 15. General business publications<br />Forbes<br />Wall Street Journal<br />CIO Magazine<br />Denver Business Journal (e.g.)<br />Trade publications<br />eWeek<br />KMWorld<br />Information Week<br />Government Computing News<br />Trade and business publications<br />
    16. 16. Online-only publications<br />
    17. 17. Annual conference<br />Local chapter meetings and networking events<br />Spring seminar!<br />National, regional, and local boards<br />Task forces and working committees<br />ARMA events<br />
    18. 18. Annual conferences<br />Regional conferences<br />Local chapter meetings<br />Networking events<br />Other association/gov’t events<br />Source: Cohasset Associates<br />
    19. 19. Presentations on sharing sites<br />Slideshare.net<br />Scribd<br />YouTube<br />Presentations for events you couldn’t attend<br />Presentations for sessions you couldn’t attend<br />Presentations<br />
    20. 20. Many different sources<br />Many different topics<br />View from office, home, etc.<br />Often free <br />Quality varies dramatically<br />Web seminars<br />Source: Microsoft<br />
    21. 21. Social Media<br />
    22. 22. Social Media<br />
    23. 23. Twitter (users and lists)<br />Social Media<br />
    24. 24. Blogs<br />Association<br />Thought leader<br />Vendor<br />Social Media<br />
    25. 25. Hardware and software vendors, resellers, and integrators<br />Analyst and research firms<br />Consulting firms<br />Trainers and training firms<br />Vendors<br />
    26. 26. White papers<br />Technical documentation<br />Webinars<br />Events<br />Sponsored research<br />Training<br />Product-specific<br />Process-focused<br />Vendor resources<br />
    27. 27. Email lists around a topic or interest area<br />May or may not be official channels<br />Volume, signal-to-noise ratio key<br />Examples:<br />RECMGMT-L<br />ERECS-L<br />RECORDS-MANAGEMENT-UK<br />RMAA_LIST (AU)<br />Listservs<br />
    28. 28. Available from a number of providers<br />Available at varying depths and breadths of coverage <br />Very targeted and focused<br />Can be very expensive<br />Onsite vs. offsite<br />Quality of content and delivery<br />See my ARMA 2010 presentation on professional development<br />Training<br />
    29. 29. The RIM Technologist<br />
    30. 30. Develop a plan!<br />Identify your interests and requirements<br />Identify your gaps<br />ARMA Self-Assessment<br />Identify resources<br />Sources listed earlier<br />Recommendations from network<br />Recommendations from social media<br />Make a plan – daily, weekly, monthly, ad hoc<br />My plan follows<br />
    31. 31. Check blogs for updates<br />Every morning<br />
    32. 32. Check Twitter, especially for mentions and direct messages<br />Every morning<br />
    33. 33. Check Yammer <br />Every morning<br />
    34. 34. Check Facebook<br />Every morning<br />
    35. 35. Skim email for relevant messages from vendors and lists<br />Every morning<br />
    36. 36. Read blog posts skipped earlier in the week that were relevant<br />Every week<br />
    37. 37. Check AIIM and ARMA websites for updates<br />Every week<br />
    38. 38. Read the RAIN posts from RECMGMT-L<br />Every week<br />
    39. 39. Read any vendor/analyst white papers of interest from that week<br />Every week<br />
    40. 40. Read Information Management Magazine<br />Every month or two<br />
    41. 41. Read the other publications listed earlier<br />Every month or two<br />
    42. 42. Try to attend AIIM and ARMA chapter meetings in the area<br />Every month or two<br />
    43. 43. Review lists of upcoming events <br />Every month or two<br />
    44. 44. Review and read other new publications of interest<br />Every month or two<br />
    45. 45. Attend relevant webinars from a variety of providers<br />Ad hoc<br />
    46. 46. Attend vendor meetings, user group meetings, vendor roadshows, etc.<br />Ad hoc<br />
    47. 47. Attend regional conferences and meetings<br />Info360 2011<br />MER 2011<br />ARMA 2011<br />NARA E-Records Forum 2011<br />Enterprise 2.0 Conference<br />NAGARA-CoSA Annual Meeting<br />Etc. <br />Ad hoc<br />Source: ARMA<br />
    48. 48. Participate in discussions on blogs and listservs<br />Ad hoc<br />
    49. 49. Questions?<br />
    50. 50. Jesse Wilkins, CRM<br />Director, Systems of Engagement<br />AIIM<br /> +1 (303) 574-0749 direct<br /> jwilkins@aiim.org<br /> http://www.twitter.com/jessewilkins<br /> http://www.linkedin.com/in/jessewilkins<br /> http://www.facebook.com/jessewilkins<br /> http://www.slideshare.net/jessewilkins<br />For more information<br />

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