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Archive for September, 2010

Tool Spotlight: Cloud Computing Bulletin

This month, our Toolkit for Managing Electronic Records spotlight returns to highlight our most recent bulletin, Guidance on Managing Records in Cloud Computing Environments. A few posts back, we talked about this Bulletin on the blog. We designed the Toolkit to include any type of tool. Tools can include case studies, best practice documents, process […]

More Free Training

We are pleased to announce that NARA will offer a free half-day workshop on media neutral records scheduling on October 19 and 20, and November 2, 3, and 4 from 9:30 to 12:00 at the National Archives building in Washington, D.C. This workshop will explain the recently issued FAQs About Media Neutral Schedule Items and […]

RACO Chicago 2010 Summary

RACO Chicago 2010 was held August 24 at downtown Chicago’s landmark Palmer House Hilton Hotel, recently and splendidly renovated to combine late-nineteenth-century grandeur with twenty-first century convenience. It was hosted by NARA’s Great Lakes Region. The theme, “Managing Records of an Open Government,” brought 134 records management professionals from the Greater Chicago area, the Great […]

NARA Bulletin 2010-05 Released

This week, we issued NARA Bulletin 2010-05: Guidance on Managing Records in Cloud Computing Environments. Back in February, we issued a preliminary FAQ about Cloud Computing and this Bulletin builds upon some of the issues that we addressed in the FAQ. The Bulletin contains an expanded definition of Cloud Computing technology, deployment models, and service […]

Web Study Report Released

During FY2010 a National Records Management Program team conducted a study, found at, on web 2.0 and social media tools use in Federal agencies. The purpose of the study was to “gather information on how Federal agencies use web 2.0 tools to create and share information and how this might affect the value of […]

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