Any good records management system will require the close supervision and the guiding hand of a records manager. Systems that have a functioning records manager will be easier to maintain and ensure efficiency and information transparency. Let’s take a look at some of the key elements in that will define a records manager’s areas of responsibility.Identifying Information Needs
A records manager should be involved with the actual creation of the system. Although it is not always possible, the involvement from the very early stages will allow a coordination between the system and the organizational needs.Managing Records Policies One of the key elements in records management is the identification of the information that will be captured. This will influence all aspects of the system: its size, the creation of duplicate files, distribution etc. It will be the records manager’s responsibility to create and maintain a good system to capture information effectively.