July 30, 2021 • History Factory
Developing and maintaining a successful and effective corporate archives requires communication and engagement with a range of internal stakeholders. Securing and sustaining the resources necessary for initial setup and ongoing preservation should include a robust cost-benefit analysis and supporting information. Archives are often relegated to the basement— literally and metaphorically. With such a limited presence within an organization, archives can remain underdeveloped, underutilized and largely unknown to the greater corporation. Such an archives can quickly become the focus of financial scrutiny—seen as drawing significantly on resources and providing very little in return.
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