Tag Archives: electronic records management

Update on Goal A3.1 of the Managing Government Records Directive

NARA and the Electronic Records Management (ERM) Automation Working Group have launched several activities this summer that can help you and your agency meet the goals of the Managing Government Records Directive. These activities support goal A3.1, which is about … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Comment: NARA Bulletin on Managing Social Media Records

We are requesting comments on a draft of an upcoming NARA Bulletin on Managing Social Media Records. This draft Bulletin will supersede NARA Bulletin 2011-02: Guidance on Managing Records in Web 2.0/Social Media Platforms and provides high-level requirements and best … Continue reading

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GRS Team Update: Third Quarter FY 13

This is an update from our GRS Team. In October 2012, we released The New GRS: A Plan for Restructuring and Updating the General Records Schedules. This master-plan document [.pdf ] outlines an ambitious 5-year plan for rewriting the entire GRS  to … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Comment: Capstone Email Bulletin

We are requesting comments on a draft of an upcoming NARA Bulletin that creates a new approach to managing email. NARA bulletins are designed to provide fundamental guidance to Federal agencies who must then determine the most appropriate ways to … Continue reading

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Online Briefings now on YouTube

One of the most frequent comments we receive when we mention our online briefings, such as the one held a couple of weeks ago on the forthcoming revisions to our transfer guidance, is can I access the material later? Today, … Continue reading

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Transfer Guidance Webinar

Next week, we will host a webinar about NARA transfer guidance and the effort underway to revise this guidance. This session is an encore of the session offered on February 13 and will be held on Thursday, February 28 at … Continue reading

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Big Bucket Scheduling Workshop Follow-up

Our Big Bucket Scheduling Workshop a few weeks ago was a great success! Special thanks to the presenters from the US Patent and Trademark Office, Records Officer Susan Fawcett and USPTO records management contractors John Milligan, Neale Faunt, and Earl … Continue reading

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Records Management Directive Released!

Today, the Archivist of the United States and the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget, released a Records Management Directive to the heads of Executive Departments and Agencies and Agencies. This Directive carries out the requirements set … Continue reading

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Big Bucket Scheduling Workshop

We are planning a Big Bucket Scheduling  (see http://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/faqs/flexible-scheduling.html for information about big bucket schedules) workshop that will be presented by records management staff of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on August 21, 2012.  USPTO staff will … Continue reading

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New Proposal for the GRS

Update from the GRS Team The GRS Team recently completed the first draft of their proposal for revising and updating the GRS and is seeking input from Federal records managers.  The team will be holding online focus group sessions in … Continue reading

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