OUTPUT – AIDA – Assessing Institutional Digital Assets (AIDA) – Five Stage Maturity Model

Output Name: Output – Assessing Institutional Digital Assets (AIDA) –  Five Stage Maturity Model

Title: Assessing Institutional Digital Assets (AIDA) –  Five Stage Maturity Model
Number of pages or page numbers: 5 pages

Date Released: 2 May 2008

URI for Output: http://aida.jiscinvolve.org/files/2008/06/fivestages.doc

Summary of contents:

Adaptation of wording from the Cornell maturity model for the management and creation of digital assets

These five Stages represent a maturity model which can be used as a benchmark for understanding; institutions will pass through each stage, however briefly. They provide a way of communicating about asset management development. They enable one to measure progress towards programmatic goals for creation and management of digital assets.
Additonal information:

OUTPUT – AIDA – Final Report

Output Name: Output – AIDA – Final Report

Title: AIDA – Final Report
Number of pages or page numbers:

Date Released: not released as yet

URI for Output: not available as yet, probably in http://aida.jiscinvolve.org/project-documents/

Summary of contents:


OUTPUT – AIDA – Case Studies of tool use

Output Name: Output – Assessing Institutional Digital Assets (AIDA) – Case Studies of tool use

Title: Case Studies of tool use
Number of pages or page numbers:

Date Released:not available as yet

URI for Output: http://aida.jiscinvolve.org/casestudies/

Summary of contents:

There are going to be 4 case studies:

Liverpool John Moores University (Learning and Information Services)
LJMU Digital Repository
University of Wales Swansea
Swansea University Archives
Library and Information Services

Imperial College London
Corporate Records Unit and College Archives

National Library of Scotland
Trusted Digital Repository project

Heriot-Watt University

These will be written as a series of reports focusing on the evaluation of the use of the AIDA tools in different institutional settings.


OUTPUT – AIDA – Self Assessment Toolkit

Output Name: Output – Assessing Institutional Digital Assets- Self Assessment Toolkit

Title: Self Assessment Toolkit
Number of pages or page numbers: 46 pages

Date Released: Final version released after revisions – 02 July 2008

URI for Output: http://aida.jiscinvolve.org/files/2008/07/self_assessment_toolkit.doc

Scorecard: http://aida.jiscinvolve.org/files/2008/07/assessment_scorecard.doc

Summary of contents:

The AIDA self Assessment Toolkit is a toolkit to enable an institution to perform self-assessment of its capacity, state of readiness, and overall capability for digital asset management.

The toolkit is structured as a set of simple elements, each one describing an aspect of digital asset management. Each element is positioned on one of five Stages, indicating a stage of maturity or development. Stage 1 is the least developed, Stage 5 is the most developed. Each stage is outlined with a short and very general description, backed up with additional indicators and exemplars.

Additonal information:

These Five Stages (Acknowledge, Act, Consolidate, Institutionalise and Externalise). and the Three Legs are based on the Cornell University maturity model, originally designed to assess an Institution’s readiness for digital preservation. The AIDA project has adapted the Cornell model to apply to digital asset management. The attached Appendix contains further characterisation of the Five Stages.


Project – Assessing Institutional Digital Assets

Assessing Institutional Digital Assets

Short Project Name: AIDA

Programme Name: Digital Preservation and Records Management Programme

Strand: Preservation

JISC Project URI: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/programme_preservation/project_aida.aspx

Project URI: http://aida.jiscinvolve.org/

Start Date: 01/10/2007

End Date: 01/03/2009


Contact Name and Role: Kevin Ashley, Project Manager

Brief project description:

AIDA will create a self-assessment tool for describing institutional readiness and capabilities for digital preservation. The tool will take into account different states of institutional preparedness when recommending options or highlighting threats to assets.

Name of Trawler: Mahendra Mahey