Trish O’Kane and Clare Somerville jointly addressed key concepts for record keepers relating to data, databases and data warehouses. They also talked about good practice in data management and how to connect it up to recordkeeping metadata.
Recordkeepers, used to a document-centric view of records, may struggle to think of how to apply recordkeeping concepts to data.
Talk of “preserving databases” and even “transferring databases” just doesn’t cut it in the data world. The picture is often much bigger than individual databases.