Category Archives: Presidential Memorandum

Records Management Maturity Model

Another item in the OMB/NARA Managing Government Records Directive that we have been working on is item B4. This item called on us to identify a government-wide analytical to help agencies evaluate the effectiveness of their records programs. We have … Continue reading

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OPM Releases Final Records Management Occupation Flysheet

OPM released a memorandum for Chief Human Capital Officers announcing the final version of the Records Management Occupation Flysheet (O308) and the Qualification Standard on March 10. This action formally created a new occupational series of records and information management. We … Continue reading

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Open Source Tools for Records Management Report Released

We are pleased to announce the release of a report on open source tools for records management. This report was produced in response to item A3.2 in the Managing Government Records Directive (M-12-18) and is available here. This item actively … Continue reading

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Automated Electronic Records Management Plan Portal

We have launched a new portal to share information about our ongoing work on the Automated Electronic Records Management Plan. The portal displays a table corresponding to the three parts of the framework in the plan: governance, procurement, and technology. … Continue reading

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Review and Comment on Draft Report on Open Source Tools for Records Management

We are requesting comments on a draft of an upcoming report on open source tools for records management. This report was produced in response to item A3.2 in the Managing Government Records Directive (M-12-18).  This item actively encourages us to … Continue reading

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Release of 2013 SAO Annual Report

We are pleased to announce we have completed a review of the 2013 SAO (Senior Agency Official for Records Management) Annual Reports. The results have been issued in an Executive Report available here (.pdf). The Managing Government Records Directive  issued in August 2012, … Continue reading

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H.R. 1233 Signed by President Obama

On November 26, 2014, President Barack Obama signed into law H.R. 1233, The Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments of 2014. This law modernizes records management by focusing more directly on electronic records and complements our efforts to implement the … Continue reading

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Annual RM Reporting Period

The annual records management reporting period will soon be open. This year’s reporting period will be from October 15, 2014 to December 15, 2014. Agencies will be receiving additional communications with full details and instructions from our office.This year, we will ask agencies to report … Continue reading

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A3.1 Report Released

You may recall that earlier this year, we issued a draft of the Automated Records Management Report and Plan. This document has now been finalized and is available here. The report addresses categories of suitable approaches for automating electronic records … Continue reading

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Release of OMB M-14-16

Yesterday, the Office of Management and Budget and the National Archives released a Memorandum (.pdf)  to the heads of agencies on Guidance for Managing Email. This Memorandum also includes NARA Bulletin 2014-06. This Memorandum reinforces the importance for each agency to manage … Continue reading

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