Challenges to Records and Information Management in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Chapter (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Rigda, Christine


  • The fourth industrial revolution has created many challenges for records and information management. This chapter provides an overview of the field of records management and describes the fourth industrial revolution and its impact. Further, it identifies several challenges to the profession of records manager, such as the effect of cloud computing, big data, mobile devices, and financial and ethical concerns. The author investigates how records managers can keep up to date with the changes in their profession by training and continuing education opportunities. Finally, the author discusses some possible solutions to the many challenges records managers face, so that they can do their jobs effectively.

publication date

  • 2021


start page

  • 223

end page

  • 240