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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... 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... Read More →

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

Associate, Savan Group
Retired federal archivist, now working for Savan Group as an Associate focusing on electronic records management.
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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... 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. She has worked previously at the Barnes Foundation, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the American College of Physicians, and the Beinecke Library at Yale University... Read More →
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Cheryl Stadel-Bevans

Records Management Specialist, HUD OIG
I am 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... Read More →

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

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