Monthly Archives: June 2010

Tool Spotlight: Michigan Electronic Mail Retention Guidelines

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 . It also provides users with some … Continue reading

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A Report Back on the “Federal Electronic Records Management: A Status Report” Hearing

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 … Continue reading

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Federal Electronic Records Management Hearing

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 … Continue reading

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Electronic Records Summary Report Released

Today’s post comes to us from Laurence Brewer, Director of the Life Cycle Management Division in the Modern Records Program. At yesterday’s Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) meeting with Federal agencies, I announced the release of NARA’s Electronic … Continue reading

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GAO Survey

I want to highlight a particular GAO activity and resolve some confusion that might be out there among our Federal stakeholders. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is currently conducting a survey of Federal records managers to assess our effectiveness in … Continue reading

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Technology Update: E-mail Archiving

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 … Continue reading

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