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Impact calculator

About this toolkit

Subject areas
Records management, process review
Technology Platform
Excel 2007 (web-based instructions)
Conditions of use
None (optional user registration)
Free to download from website
Date of original release
November 2009
Date of last known update
September 2011
Current status
Impact Calculator


Summary of stated purpose


The aim of the Impact Calculator is to help institutions demonstrate the impact of records and information management by:


  1. Quantifying the tangible benefits or efficiency gains that can be derived from it
  2. Identifying and recording the efficiency savings and costs of a process redesign
  3. Determining if and when a Return on Investment (ROI) is made
  4. Quantifying efficiency savings in monetary and non-monetary terms


Output types




Supporting evidence


Reports from the six pilots providing qualitative and quantitative data are available on web site. These include King’s College London, University of Nottingham, Cardiff University, Bodlean Library Oxford, Aberdeen University and The University of Huddersfield.


URL http://www.jiscinfonet.ac.uk/records-management/measuring-impact/impact-calculator


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