Mr. Craig is a widely acclaimed speaker on topics that range from technical issues to work process improvements. Mr. Craig has a continued interest in measurable informational improvements in the work place. He stresses that information exchanges are culturally based, and therefore records management improvements present unique challenges NOT encountered in any other areas of business in the western world.
Mr. Craig employs a Classic Records Management approach to information management. The process includes the verifiable work processes, and identification of the costs associated with each solution, based on the records retention schedule; refer to http://mike2.openmethodology.org/ .
Mr. Craig is a frequent and reoccurring lecturer to the Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers ‘Clerk College’ for newly elected Clerk certification. His participation is unique. Although a vendor, Jim’s presentations are vendor agnostic. Mr. Craig presents to FCCC conferences and has presented at ARMA International, as well as FRMA and regional ARMA conferences.
Mr. Craig has lectured in Japan (where Fujitsu staff refer to him as ‘the Professor’ or Sensei), the Netherlands at the Nationaal Archief den Haag, Alexanderhof, den Haag, and the Rijks Archief Limburg, Maastricht. Additionally, he has presented at the Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, Habana, Cuba.
Wife, Phylis, ARNP, is the Forensic Nurse. Their two boys, David, 28, works for Sovos Compliance, and Pieter, 23, works at Micrographics. Jim founded and participated in, ‘The Athenaeum’, a Gainesville philosophy discussion group. The Craig family boats, water-skis, and reads vociferously. Current projects include raising orchids, including the legendary Florida Ghost Orchid, editing an Indonesian Rijsttafel cookbook, and the cultivation of Far Eastern Ginger species.
Fixity, the Problem and the Solution
The migration from microfilm to electronic media for the storage of archival material is both a blessing, and a challenge. The Library of Congress has already defined the scope of the challenge and developed guidelines and recommendations for those institutions responsible for the long term storage of ‘permanent’ records.
Michael Brooks and Jim Craig shall address, the root concerns defined by LC and one of the three solutions, the easiest and least expensive, LC has defined in their documentation about Fixity.
This is a technical issue, couched in non-technical terms, which will allow you to open a timely discussion with your IT team.
Date: October 13, 2016
Time: 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Where: Orange County Comptroller's Board Room / 109 E. Church Street / 4th Floor
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ARMA Orlando Mission Statement
ARMA Orlando's Mission is to educate, promote, and support the advancement of records and information management while elevating the professional competency of its members enabling them to provide expertise and leadership in records and information management within their organizations and communities.