About this blog…

I write about thoughts and feelings and capture moments thru the lens. I share my ideas about many things such as love, gadgets, fashion, friendship, relationship, leadership, health and. fitness, smoking, religion, travels, work as a teacher and a human resource management practitioner focusing on recruitment, learning and development, training, employee engagement and performance management….

The Rebirth

I am not born to be a writer… but I have always wanted to be one. In several occasions I would attempt to write my thoughts down ever since I was in grade school but never had any of them published for the fear that I’m not good enough to be a writer. Now,  I’ve…

Understanding Knowledge Sharing through People Management Practices

Introduction There is an increasing rate of academic papers being published around managing knowledge specifically citing theories and practices in knowledge sharing in various fields of interest.  However, the implication of the rising interest in managing knowledge for human resource practices is an area of research to which little attention has been made (Scarbrough and Carter,…

Critical Commentaries

On Objective Information-Subjective Knowledge, Making Sense: Understanding the User’s Perspective, Information Communities-Social Knowledge, and Knowing in Action – Practice Theory Introduction Everyday people are in constant search for information, it is an important aspect of our day to day life. From the moment we get up from bed and reach for the remote control to…

Reflections

On Information Behaviour Every individual seeks information for different purposes which then influences the type of information need and approaches on how one can acquire it. Our information needs are determined in response to the purpose of why we are seeking it. For example, as a UTS student, I seek information which will make me…

wish

im holding on to the thought that you’re not mine. i’m going to look you in the eye, smile and say…  “you’re not mine”.  then I’ll walk away, turn around at the last moment and say, “But I wish you were.”

When love blossoms anew…

we sometimes find love in unusual circumstances …or unexpected situations. from whom we least expect it… stolen glances, sweet smiles and gentle caresses…  caring words and acts of kindness… the mere physical presence…is overwhelming. while the absence brings so much wanting and desire… (to just have a look) the feeling is surreal… but definitely genuine…

heart matters… insta photoblog

I have always been fond of taking random photos. Then almost immediately I would find myself thinking of appropriate quotes. I am sharing with you some of the most liked photoblogs in my FB page. May you find inspiration and zest to live life to the fullest. So much have been said and written about…

Self Care… insta photoblog

I have always been fond of taking random photos. Then almost immediately I would find myself thinking of appropriate quotes. I am sharing with you some of the most liked photoblogs in my FB page. May you find inspiration and zest to live life to the fullest. WHAT IS IN HERE? This set of photoblog…

Creation Information Product

Second part of two… continuation of “Information Product Analysis”. Zarah Z. ArroyoMaster of Digital Information ManagementUniversity of Technology Sydney Justifications of Own Design Decisions Information Product Content: Australian Endangered Species (identified by the Professor) Targeted Audience: Museum Visitors Why Newsletter? Newsletters are great way to engage intended audience and keep them informed about many aspects of business…

Information Product Analysis

This is the first of two parts which is an analysis of an existing information product designed for an audience and specific content/purpose while the second part is an example of an information product and justifications of certain decisions made regarding its design. -Zarah ArroyoMaster of Digital Information ManagementUniversity of Technology Sydney Analysis of An…

Design Journal

An analysis and evaluation of two information products (a web-based and printed information product) a poorly-designed product and the other well-designed one. -Zarah Z. ArroyoStudent, Master of Digital Information ManagementUniversity of Technology Sydney A. Web-based Information Product Websites are essential media platforms to represent business or companies in providing relevant information. The quality of content…

Reflective Memo

on the creation of an information product utilising a wide variety of digital sources and showcasing investigative research skills. -Zarah Zamora-ArroyoMaster of Digital Information Management, University of Technology Sydney As I was browsing over the net to find a topic for an information product, I came across the Global Gender Gap Index Report for 2017,…

Minding the Gap: PH Gender and Development Story

an information product for the Investigative Research in the Digital Environment subject Zarah Zamora-Arroyostudent, Master of Digital Information ManagementUniversity of Technology Sydney It cannot be denied that issues on gender are significant considerations in a nation’s development.  For one, gender equality is critical in achieving social and institutional change that leads to sustainable development. Shreds of…

Leveling-Up Records Management in the Digital Era: Challenges and Opportunities

This paper is prepared for the executives working in the field of information management, data management, document management, information and communication technology and records management in the public sector, specifically in the Civil Service Commission Regional Office V.  Zarah Zamora-ArroyoMaster of Digital Information Management, University of Technology Sydney The records management landscape is changing. Organisations…

HRIS: The Challenges of Data Security

a critical analysis of a specific aspect of information security within an organisational context for the Managing Enterprise Information and Knowledge. -Zarah Zamora-ArroyoMaster of Digital Information Management, University of Technology Sydney HRIS: Boon or Bane? The role of Human Resource (HR) in every organisation has become pivotal in recent years. HR is continuously challenged to…

Gender Forum in Bicol

7 years ago!!! Used to be Women’s Forum, then we included Men (they got issues too😊) until this has evolved into Gender Forum. Happy and proud to be part of this (re)evolution. Thankful to the Benedictine sisters especially Mother Mary John Manansan for the formation I’ve had with the Institute of Women’s Studies in the…