Evaluating cloud services – check this!

Research partners of InterPARES Trust are conducting research from many different perspectives into issues of trust and trustworthiness of digital records and data in online environments – that is, over the internet and in the cloud. Some researchers are investigating users’ perspectives of trust – do we as citizens trust the records that our governments provide … More Evaluating cloud services – check this!

Emerging Research: The Role of Blockchain Technology

Researchers in the InterPARES Trust study, Model for Preservation of Trustworthiness of the Digitally Signed, Timestamped and/or Sealed Digital Records (TRUSTER Preservation Model) are collaborating with researchers in another SSHRC-funded project, Blockchain Technology for Recordkeeping: Help or Hype? (Victoria Lemieux, UBC, Project Director). On June 21, 2016, Hrvoje Stancic, Co-Director Team Europe, InterPARES Trust and professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia, attended a … More Emerging Research: The Role of Blockchain Technology

An Interview with Daryll Prescott – Task Force Lead for the Original DoD 5015.2 Records Management Standard

Reprinted with permission from Don Lueders, Next Generation Records Management  I was recently given the extraordinary opportunity to speak with Daryll Prescott, the lead officer in charge of the DoD’s original effort to standardize electronic records management across the entire Department of Defense.  The Task Force Daryll lead would eventually produce the first version of … More An Interview with Daryll Prescott – Task Force Lead for the Original DoD 5015.2 Records Management Standard

Extraterritoriality – What does it mean for Records Management and Archives?*

Darra Hofman and Elissa How, Presentation to the Transnational Team Research Workshop, June 13, 2016, Vienna, Austria Edited and adapted by Corinne Rogers What is extraterritoriality and how does it relate to the records of International Organizations (IOs), the inviolability of archives, and use of the cloud? Defining this term is challenging, but important, particularly … More Extraterritoriality – What does it mean for Records Management and Archives?*

New InterPARES Trust blog launched!

Corinne Rogers Project Coordinator Hello to all InterPARES Trust researchers, followers, and interested observers! We are experimenting with a new venue for disseminating research findings, events, and opinions on various things digital and cloud-based. We hope you will find this new blog interesting and informative. The first post (June 12) was a report from Jessica … More New InterPARES Trust blog launched!