Arch Sci (Dordr) 2022 Jun 13:1-16. Epub 2022 Jun 13.
Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI USA.
Cloud-based productivity, collaboration, and storage tools offer increased opportunities for collaboration and potential cost-savings over locally hosted solutions and have seen widespread adoption throughout industry, government, and academia over the last decade. While these tools benefit organizations, IT departments, and day-to-day-users, they present unique challenges for records managers and archivists. As a review of the relevant literature demonstrates, issues surrounding cloud computing are not limited to the technology-although the implementation and technological issues are numerous-but also include organization management, human behavior, regulation, and records management, making the process of archiving digital information in this day and age all the more difficult. Read More