ARMA Europe

“MAST – Mobile Archives Standardization Tools”

Milovan Miscis

Session Description - MAST © - Mobile Archives Standardization Tool – is a single mobile application for the use on Android and Apple platforms, suitable for most commonly used mobile and devices. Development for Windows8 Mobile and the BlackBerry is currently under review. It is based on ISO standards.

MAST © project was designed as a practical tool for records and archives practitioners who are working in low resource environments, such as Africa, Caribbean and South America. Use of mobile technology, combined with additional set of functionalities, directly supports implementation of e-government administrative reforms, openness of the archives and adequate management and preservation of digital records.

The main component of the MAST © is a tool that provides full compliance with major international standards applicable to records and archives practices.

In addition the extensions to an on-line training and other tools directly support capacity building in the records and archive profession.

Speaker Bio - Milovan Misic joined United Nations WIPO in 1999 leading the IT development team on a project for automation of the patent registration system. Since 2001 he was appointed as the Head of Records Management and Archives at WIPO.
Milovan is active member of International Council on Archives since 1992 and is currently President of the Section of International Organizations.
In 2013, with a full endorsement of SIO, he successfully initiated a project for modernization of records and archives management for the UN Regional Headquarters for Africa in Nairobi. The United Nations is aiming to establish a Center of Excellence for UN records management based on the adopted strategy.
He began his professional career as a UN Volunteer. Milovan has  a unique blend of skills in project management, strategic design and implementation of information systems, knowledge management, records and archives management
, business process engineering and quality assurance. He devoted his work to international community on board financial institutions (World Bank, EBRD, IMF), humanitarian and UN agencies (World Food Program, WIPO, FAO) ,  as well as a consultant to the Canadian Government .
Under Milovan’s leadership the World Intellectual Property Organization adopted electronic records management including the implementation of technology in line with the current standards.

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