Is it time for a data audit?

Consider these simple questions.

1. What stats are you collecting and for what purpose?

2. Is time spent collecting these stats justified?

3. What stats aren’t you collecting that you should be?

4. How are you using the stats that you do collect?

Is it time for a data audit at our library?

Deakin University thought so 18 months ago, and since then they’ve witnessed a definite increase in business efficiencies.

Want to know more about Deakin’s data audit and what else I learned on Tuesday 16th September at the ALIA 2014 National Conference?

Then Boroondara staff can take a squizz at my report on the L Drive:

L:\Professional Development\Conference Reports\ALIA 2014\Maclean-ALIA2014Conference



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