In the Spotlight: David Bowen
Company: Audata Ltd
Job Title: Director
What attracted you to the IRMS Conference event?
Networking - meeting
friends and colleagues, and making new friends.
Learning - hear from people who know what they are doing and can explain it
Sharing - talking to suppliers and colleagues about aspects of IRM
Where do you see the Information Record Management industry heading over the next few years?
IRM will become even
more important - reliable, secure information is the basis of quick, responsive
business and government. If we work at it, the profession will become
less fragmented - we will work together to increase our influence on Government
When you think about the industry, what keeps you awake at night?
Fake news. Hacking.
If you have been to the IRMS Conference event before, what was your highlight?
Talks about the
future of the profession ("we should be seen in the same light as
Accountants - essential to our organisations"); talks about
What do you feel is the most pressing pain point of end-users in the industry for 2018?
Rapid changes in digital
media and behaviours; slow response from suppliers and management.
Who has helped shape your career, and how?
A number of IRMS members over the past 20 years.
If a time machine could take you anywhere for one day, when/where would you go?
I guess I am happy where and when I am.