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Bruce Miller

Bruce Miller is a world leading expert on electronic recordkeeping. He is an independent consultant, an author, and an educator. Widely regarded as the inventor of modern electronic recordkeeping software, he founded Provenance Systems in 1989, where he pioneered ForeMost, the world’s first commercial electronic recordkeeping software, now owned by EMC/Documentum Corp. In 1997 he achieved the world’s first e-Records software certification against the US DoD 5015.2 standard, and has since presided over several successful 5015.2 certifications. He founded Tarian Software in 1999, where he developed the world’s first e-Records software engine for business software. That year he received ARMA Canada’s National Capital Region’s Ted Ferrier Award of Excellence for his contribution to the field of records management. Tarian was the first e-Records technology in the world to be certified against the revised 5015.2 June 2002 standard. In November 2002 Tarian was acquired by IBM, where Mr. Miller served for three years as IBM’s global e-Records Strategy and Business Development Executive. At IBM he was honoured as a Technical Leader, one of only 439 out of 360,000 IBM employees. Mr. Miller is the recipient of the prestigious 2003 Emmett Leahy Award, considered the highest international recognition given to professionals in the field of information and records management. His book “Implementing Electronic Recordkeeping Software – a Methodology for Success”, is scheduled for publication in 2020. ARMA International has published his book entitled “Managing Records in Microsoft SharePoint”, 2 editions. Bruce gives public and private deep-dive seminars on electronic recordkeeping, information management, recordkeeping for SharePoint, and other timely topics. His clients include governments of all levels, nuclear, water, and hydro utilities, as well as many large corporations. Bruce holds a Diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology, and a Masters in Business Administration from Queen’s University.


​Corporate Technical Recognition
. Boca Raton, FL 2003. One of 439 employees recognized for special outstanding contribution to IBM, out of 360,000 employees. One of 14 recognized IBM technical leaders. CTRE honours those who have distinguished themselves as exceptional leaders among their peers.

Institute of Certified Records Managers
(ICRM), Chicago IL, April 2003. Considered the highest international recognition of a records management professional. The Emmett Leahy Award recognizes an individual whose contributions and outstanding accomplishments have a major impact on the records and information management profession worldwide. Committee Chair, Emmett Leahy Presentation Program.

Ted Ferrier Award of Excellence
, 1999. Association of Records Managers and Archivists (ARMA), OttawaNational Capital Region Chapter    Second recipient of this award. Highest honor granted by ARMA (Association of Records Managers and Administrators) National Capital Region. Recipient selected for outstanding contribution, business ethics, and excellence in their field of endeavor.