Information and records management

Cimtech ServicesConsultancy – Cimtech offers expert consultancy and impartial advice on all aspects of corporate information and records management.  Our mission is to help organisations understand the importance of good information and records management practices and to implement solutions that conform to current standards and best practice.  Consultancy is at the heart of Cimtech’s operations.  We can bring a unique blend of experience and enthusiasm to your information and records management projects and help you to achieve measurable business benefits.  We aim to offer a comprehensive and flexible range of consultancy options in order to meet your exact requirements and to adapt to your specific project needs.

Cimtech’s expertise covers information and records management theory and practice. This embraces electronic document management (EDM), electronic document and records management (EDRM), enterprise content management (ECM) and web content management (WCM) technologies.  We have helped implement numerous document and records management systems, on a wide variety of computing platforms, databases, operating systems and networks.

We are happy to visit you to discuss your requirements in more detail and provide a free quotation.

Our consultancy services brochure is available at

Courses and Conferences – Cimtech has a long tradition of providing educational events for information and records management practitioners and continues to be a highly valued provider of short courses and conferences.The Future of Electronic Information and Records Management in the Public Sector
This is an annual conference and exhibition sponsored by The National Archives that brings together leading experts from the public sector to review recent progress, to present case studies of significant implementations and to consider future developments.
2009 Conference & Exhibition:    24th June 2009

Electronic Document and Records Management – One Day Course
This one-day course runs several times a year and provides an excellent introduction to the planning and implementation of systems.  This event can also be run on client sites if required.

2009 course dates:    9th July and 29th October

For further details and booking forms please visit

Online Publications – Cimtech publishes two online publications aimed at keeping information and records management practitioners abreast of developments in this fast-changing field.

Information Management & Technology (IM@T.Online)
This is a widely-respected online journal (10 issues per year) which includes news and commentary on recent developments, case studies highlighting the benefits and issues arising from new policy and system implementations, articles dealing with the key issues affecting information and records management together with product reviews, standards and compliance issues.  You can view a sample edition of IM@T.Online by visiting

Managing Information and Documents: the definitive guide
This annual guide and classified directory of products and services has become the UK’s pre-eminent reference for all those involved with information and records management.  It is available free at and meets the need of both the newcomer and themore experienced practitioners.  

The guide provides detailed and comprehensive information to help you at all stages of your project.  It describes the components that make up a full ECM solution, provides guidance on how to prepare for an ECM implementation, recommends a methodology for specifying, procuring and implementing a system, and explains how to make the business case.The classified directory provides up-to-date details of products and services from over 600 UK suppliers.   The online database allows searching by supplier name, product name, postcode, etc.  There are full supplier contact details and web links.  

Access is free so take a look today at

Membership – You can derive maximum advantage from Cimtech’s services by taking out an annual Membership.  Membership is available to both UK and overseas organisations and includes:

  • 5% discount on consultancy services
  • Free half-day consultancy (by arrangement)
  • Annual subscription to Information Management & Technology (IM@T.Online)
  • Reduced rates for courses/conferences
  • Access to telephone enquiry services

For more information
For more information on any of the above services, please either visit or call us on 01707 281060 to talk to one of our friendly team.

Cimtech Ltd
University of Hertfordshire
Innovation Centre
College Lane
AL10 9AB