Archive for 'NDC Bi-annual Reprt'
Quality control review is one of the most important parts of the NDC process. In the early days of Executive Order 12958, agencies began to expand review programs to ensure that sensitive information was not released when the automatic declassification deadline arrived. To accomplish their goals, programs were established before sufficient government wide equity recognition […]
When NARA established the National Declassification Center (NDC) in December 2009, we included the unit that processes classified FOIA and MDR requests for accessioned Federal records. To establish the NDC and the new declassification processes, NARA applied Lean- Six-Sigma (LSS) methodology, including defining a problem, measuring output, analyzing alternatives and developing an improved “to be” […]
Hello NDC blog readers. In recent weeks there have have been several discussions with people in the declassification world and the general public about the declassification process and how it has changed since the NDC was established. We at the NDC are working to make our process as transparent as possible to help people understand how we perform […]
The NDC second Bi-Annual report is now available here. http://www.archives.gov/declassification/reports/2010-biannual-january1-december31.pdf Highlights include implementation of new processes to identify and evaluate records in the backlog (over 80 million pages assessed to date), continued inter-agency collaboration, and the establishment of two special projects to review records relating to the Berlin Wall and Pentagon Papers. I invite you to […]
In marking the release of the first Bi-Annual NDC status report, Director Sheryl Shenberger noted. “It has become clear to me that all the agencies involved in this effort want to make the NDC a success story.” I think this captures what the NDC accomplished during its first six months of operation. We were able […]
1960s archives Berlin big band Carl Braden CIA civil rights Cold War document Electromagnetic Pulse FBI Frank Wilkinson Guest Blogger history HUAC Intelligence Jazz Jr. Martin Luther King Medals NDC new release North Korea petition President F. Kennedy President Ronald Reagan. presidents rediscovering Black history RG 65 Richard M. Nixon USS Pueblo
Subscribe to Email Updates