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Thursday, August 20 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
SESSION 204 - Measure Up: Assessment Tools and Techniques from the Field

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How are your archival systems evaluated? What benchmarks or metrics are needed to justify investments in the people, process, and technologies we need to manage collections? This lightning session features "tools and rules" from seasoned practitioners to help you evaluate, assess, and audit the health of archives and records management programs and projects. Tools include holdings measurements, financial impacts, digital preservation maturity models, assessing change, compliance models, and more. 

Adkins: Leveraging Maturity Models to Assess Programs
Ashley: How to Assess Your Archives Using Digital Preservation Capability Metrics
Barragan: Enterprise Information Governance
Carmicheal: Tourism Dollars: Evaluating Your Archives' Impact
Eaton: Using Assessment in Change Management
Mumma: Baseline Audit from a System Perspective Using MIT's Drupal TRAC Tool
Rawdon: Joint Task Force on the Development of Standardized Holdings Counts and Measures

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Elizabeth Adkins

Director of Information Governance, Grant Thornton LLP
Elizabeth W. Adkins is director of Information Governance at Grant Thornton. She is a highly respected thought leader and experienced subject matter expert in information governance, including records management, data privacy, e-discovery, and data classification, with a proven track record of leadership and success in a variety of industries -- consumer products, manufacturing, and professional services. Her previous experience includes 12... Read More →

Lori Ashley

Principal Consultant, Tournesol Consulting
Independent records management and digital preservation consultant with a passion for developing cross-functional approaches to jumpstart and sustain collaboration among stakeholders who share accountability for effective and efficient life cycle controls over valued records and information assets. Co-developer of the Digital Preservation Capability Maturity Model (DPCMM). Manage DigitalOK.org self-assessment site.

Salvador Barragan

Section Chief, Archives and Records Section, International Monetary Fund
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David Carmicheal

State Archivist, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Fynnette Eaton

Archivist, Eaton Consulting
Fynnette Eaton served as a government archivist for more than 30 years – dividing her time between the U.S. National Archives and the Smithsonian Institution. She has been involved with the management of archival electronic records for more than twenty years. Her first experience with electronic records was as an archivist and then as Branch Chief for the Technical Services Branch of the Center for Electronic Records, where she was... Read More →
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Courtney C. Mumma

Archivematica and AtoM Community Development Consultant, Artefactual Systems, Inc.
Courtney works with US and international clients and community members, development partners and open-source project groups to promote the use and ongoing development of Artefactual Systems' products, Archivematica and AtoM. She is an active conference presenter and liaison with the heritage community, and uses her extensive knowledge of digital preservation to assist institutions to use Archivematica and AtoM to preserve and provide access to... Read More →
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Katy Rawdon

Coordinator of Technical Services, Temple University, Special Collections Research Center
Katy is the Coordinator of Technical Services in the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, where she supervises processing, access tool creation, preservation, and collection management for the holdings, which include rare book, periodical, and ephemera collections, and archival and manuscript holdings with extensive photographic, film, video, digitized, and born-digital content. She has worked previously at the Barnes... Read More →
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Cheryl Stadel-Bevans

Records Management Specialist, HUD-OIG
I am the Treasurer for SAA. I am also the Records Management and FOIA Officer for the Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). I have a background as an electronic records archivist, and I worked for the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration from 1999-2010. I have an MLIS from UCLA, an MS in Math from the University of Iowa, and an AB from Smith College. I've lived in 6 states, 2... Read More →

Thursday August 20, 2015 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Room 26C Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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