Category Archives: Presidential Memorandum

GRS Team Update – June 2014

The GRS Team is now tracking schedules based on the GRS Transmittal we expect them to be issued under. GRS Transmittal 23: The draft Transmittal is currently under internal review with publication expected by August 29, 2014. The GRS Team … Continue reading

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Transfer Guidance Video

During the month of April, Kevin DeVorsey, Electronic Formats Specialist in the Office of the Chief Records Officer of the U.S. Government presented two online sessions on NARA’s new permanent electronic formats transfer guidance.  One of these sessions was recorded … Continue reading

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Comment on and Discuss the Automated Electronic Records Management Report and Plan

We, with significant assistance from the Electronic Records Management Automation Working Group, have completed a draft report and plan to satisfy Managing Government Record Directive Goal A3.1.  This draft is available here (.pdf) for your review, suggestions, and discussion. We decided … Continue reading

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Capstone Briefings

While we had to postpone the Capstone briefing scheduled for last week, we have posted videos of the Capstone Session held on February 4. This session was divided into two panels. The first was from our own records officer, Susan … Continue reading

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Revised Format Guidance Issued

We are pleased to announce that we have issued new guidance for Federal agencies on transferring permanent electronic records. NARA Bulletin 2014-04, Revised Format Guidance for the Transfer of Permanent Electronic Records replaces all previous guidance identifying file formats that … Continue reading

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OPM Draft Records Management Flysheet Released

Several weeks ago, we reported on the progress being made by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on establishing a records management occupational job series. Now, they have released a draft records management professional flysheet to agency human resources directors.  The flysheet … Continue reading

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Federal Records Officer Network (FRON)

Today we feature an interview with Wendy Couch of the Department of Commerce and Ron Swecker of the Department of Transportation, co-founders of the newly-formed Federal Records Officer Network (FRON).                   How … Continue reading

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GRS Team Update

The following update is from our GRS Team Status of Current Projects Part 1 Schedules 1.1 General Financial Management Records (DAA-GRS-2013-0003)—On hold pending resolution of issues with internal stakeholders. (Lead: Galen.Wilson@nara.gov) 1.2 Grant & Cooperative Agreement Records (DAA-GRS-2013-0008)—Being revised based … Continue reading

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RFI Responses Available to Federal Agencies

In September, we reported on the industry event to support automated solutions for electronic records management: Managing Government Records Directive: A Grand Challenge for Industry.  You may remember that we issued a request for information (RFI) shortly after industry day … Continue reading

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