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Records Management Capacity Assessment System (RMCAS) downloads


Initial install

Select this option if you are downloading the software for the first time.

Please check your system has the right technical requirements to run RMCAS first. Please note that this is a 80MB file.

The latest version is v1_4.

Download RMCAS


There are no upgrades currently available.


Known Bugs
We have recently identified the following bug in RMCAS: use of the 'follow up flags' in many of the questionnaires in the Generic Records Management Assessment Module can generate runtime errors that shut down RMCAS and prevent questionnaire data from being saved.

Solution: It is recommended that you discontinue use of the 'follow up' flags until further notice.

There are no fixes currently available.


Additional tools

E-Records Readiness Tool

The E-Records Readiness Tool, which was funded by the Commonwealth Secretariat, has been designed to be used in conjunction with existing e-government readiness tools to provide a simple, high-level assessment that will determine whether a government or public agency's records and information management infrastructure is capable of supporting e-government initiatives.

The tool is a brief questionnaire that divides e-records readiness into 12 high-level components to address the required legal framework, ICT infrastructure and records and information management infrastructure for e-records readiness. It will provide a quick overall risk assessment of e-records readiness, and the process of completing the questionnaire will bring attention to components that may have been overlooked or underestimated in the overall e-government strategy.

Download the E-records Readiness ToolPDF document, opens in a new window(301kb)

For a more in-depth analysis of the issues covered by the Tool, the Trust's Records Management Capacity Assessment System (RMCAS) software tool is available via the 'Download RMCAS' button further up this page.


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