Tag: electronic records management
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 [...]
This month, our Toolkit for Managing Electronic Records spotlight falls on a Bulletin that we released last year, Guidance Concerning Managing Records in Multi-Agency Environments. This Bulletin provides guidance when Federal agencies collaborate and the responsibilities for record-keeping are unclear. The Bulletin defines the conditions under which a multi-agency environment is present and discusses how [...]
This month, our Toolkit for Managing Electronic Records spotlight highlights a .PDF from the State of Michigan Records Management Services that serves as a quick visual aid to determine simple email retention guidelines <.pdf link>. It also provides users with some easily understood examples to determine the record status of email messages. The Toolkit was [...]
As we noted last week, on Thursday, June 17th, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and the National Archives held at hearing entitled, “Federal Electronic Records Management: A Status Report.” If you are interested in the issues surrounding Federal electronic records management, including issues involving NARA’s Government-wide authority in records [...]
The Information Policy, Census, and National Archives Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is holding a hearing tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. This hearing, entitled “Federal Electronic Records Management: A Status Report” will examine the current state of electronic records management in Federal agencies. The Archivist of the United States David Ferriero; NARA’s [...]
At yesterday’s Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) meeting with Federal agencies, I announced the release of NARA’s Electronic Records Project Summary Report, FY 2005 – FY 2009. It is now available on our web site at http://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/resources/e-records-report.pdf. The Electronic Records Project was set in motion by NARA Bulletin 2006-02, NARA Guidance for Implementing [...]
In 2008, we released a bulletin entitled “Guidance concerning the use of e-mail archiving applications to store e-mail”. The bulletin recognized that Federal agencies may have a business need for using e-mail archiving products to store e-mail messages in a central repository for later retrieval. These applications are advertised and marketed as solutions to control [...]
Don’t miss out on our upcoming e-forums and other regional seminars this summer in Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver and Kansas City.
News from the Field: “Practicing what we preach” Compliant electronic recordkeeping in the NARA Rocky Mountain Region
This week News from the Field welcomes guest blogger, Mark Ferguson, CRM/CBCP who is the Director of the Records Management Division, Rocky Mountain Region in Denver, CO. NARA has been using a Records Management Application (RMA) product in selected offices for several years now, including the Rocky Mountain Region in Denver, Colorado. The Regional Archives, [...]
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