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*What are re-users' requirements?
*Why is preservation important?
*Why should I make this a priority?
*What is the importance of the assets to the institution?
*What is the importance of the assets to the institution?
*How mature (in DP terms) is organisation?
*What are your organisation's business objectives?
*What scale is the organisation aspiring to?


Why is preservation important for each of these groups/areas?
need to tailor the answers according to the audience ......
 
*What are the benefits in relation to:
**Collections? (secure and accessible)
**Department? (fulfilling strategic objectives)
**Organisation? (ability to fulfil organisational mission, effective exploitation of assets - maximising their use)
**Users? (access to collections)
**Depositors? (trust in repository)


What are the benefits in relation to:
*What are the risks in relation to:
* Collections? (secure and accessible)
**Collections? (information loss)
* Department? (fulfilling strategic objectives)
**Department? (inability to fulfil strategic objectives)
* Organisation? (ability to fulfil organisational mission, effective exploitation of assets - maximising their use)
**Organisation? (reputational damage, loss of income generating capacity with lack of access to assets)
* Users? (access to collections)
**Users? (loss of access to collections)
* Depositors? (trust in repository)
**Depositors? (lack of confidence in repository)


What are the risks in relation to:
* Collections? (information loss)
* Department? (inability to fulfil strategic objectives)
* Organisation? (reputational damage, loss of income generating capacity with lack of access to assets)
* Users? (loss of access to collections)
* Depositors? (lack of confidence in repository)


Why should I...?
* Why should I worry about data loss?
* Why should I worry about data loss?
* Why should I worry about access?
* Why should I worry about access?
* Why should I make this a priority?
* Why can't I leave it to our IT people?
* Why can't I leave it to our IT people?
*What are your organisation's business objectives?
*How mature (in DP terms) is organisation?
*What scale is the organisation aspiring to?


Further information:
Further information:

Revision as of 16:05, 31 July 2013

  • Why is preservation important?
  • Why should I make this a priority?
  • What is the importance of the assets to the institution?
need to tailor the answers according to the audience ......
  • What are the benefits in relation to:
    • Collections? (secure and accessible)
    • Department? (fulfilling strategic objectives)
    • Organisation? (ability to fulfil organisational mission, effective exploitation of assets - maximising their use)
    • Users? (access to collections)
    • Depositors? (trust in repository)
  • What are the risks in relation to:
    • Collections? (information loss)
    • Department? (inability to fulfil strategic objectives)
    • Organisation? (reputational damage, loss of income generating capacity with lack of access to assets)
    • Users? (loss of access to collections)
    • Depositors? (lack of confidence in repository)


  • Why should I worry about data loss?
  • Why should I worry about access?
  • Why can't I leave it to our IT people?
  • What are your organisation's business objectives?
  • How mature (in DP terms) is organisation?
  • What scale is the organisation aspiring to?


Further information:

  • Strategy documents (collections development policies, organisational/departmental strategies, mission statements)
  • Risk assessment methodologies
  • Sample business cases
  • Preservation case studies - horror stories and success stories