Without a corporate classification scheme, Leicester City Council staff had created a plethora of folders for storing their electronic documents and records. After choosing a.k.a.® software to build the corporate classification scheme and retention schedule, Leicester then embarked on a multistage project to take back control of their network drives, and transition to an eCM system.
The Australian Governments’ Interactive Functions Thesaurus (AGIFT) is a three-level hierarchical thesaurus that describes the business functions carried out across Commonwealth, state and local governments in Australia. Built using aka software, its main purpose is to describe web-based resources to aid online discovery of government information and services.
When the ACT Territory Records Office (TRO) was tasked with developing a whole-of-government classification scheme and retention schedule, they realized that, without suitable tools, the process was going to take several years. However with a.k.a.® as their primary development tool, the TRO team managed to complete most of this task in less than 2 years.
The University of Melbourne uses a.k.a.® software to develop, maintain their Enterprise Classification Scheme and Records Retention and Disposal Schedule, then publish online, and upload into HP TRIM.
In 2005 a.k.a.® was selected by the State of Queensland as the tool of choice to build taxonomies and retention schedules. This contract is still in place today.