Tag Archives: electronic records management

Launching IdeaScale for Presidential Memorandum

We are happy to announce the start of our public information gathering related to the Presidential Memorandum on Managing Government Records. We will be using the IdeaScale tool for this. Records and information management professionals, vendors, and the general public … Continue reading

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Agency Stakeholder Sessions about the Presidential Memorandum

At our December Agency Services Bi-monthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) meetings, we announced that we would hold an agency stakeholder session as required by the Presidential Memorandum – Managing Government Records. Now we have more information about those … Continue reading

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Update on Presidential Memorandum

Happy New Year! This year is shaping up to be a very busy one here in the Office of Chief Records Officer. Today, we will be sending to our Federal agency contacts AC 05.2012. In this memo, we are reminding … Continue reading

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FAQ About Presidential Memorandum

There has been considerable interest from agencies and other stakeholders about the requirements of the Presidential Memorandum. As we wrote yesterday, the Archivist has issued a Memo to Agency Heads that clarifies the requirements and describes more broadly how we … Continue reading

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Bulletin on Shared Drives Released

We are pleased to announce that NARA Bulletin 2012-02, Guidance on Managing Content on Shared Drives¬† has been issued. NARA recognizes agencies have long used shared drives to store content. Agencies have had varying degrees of success in managing the … Continue reading

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Memo From NARA About the Presidential Memorandum

We have just issued AC 03.2012, a Memo to Federal Records Officers that contains further information about the Presidential Directive released last week. Included is a Memo from the Archivist of The United States (available here as a .pdf) designed … Continue reading

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Presidential Memorandum on Records Management

This morning, President Barack Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum on Managing Government Records.¬†This memorandum marks the start of an executive branch-wide effort to reform records management policies and practices. A statement by Archivist David Ferriero has also been posted on … Continue reading

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Patent and Trademark Office Schedule Project Completed

Earlier this week, the records management staff from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) met with the Archivist of the United States to celebrate the completion of an 8 year scheduling project that completely revised and updated the records … Continue reading

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Email Management 2.0 Pilot

Yesterday, the Office of the Chief Records Officer held a meeting with selected Federal agencies to discuss a new pilot program that is underway. Over the next several months, we will be working to potentially develop new records management guidance … Continue reading

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Welcome ARMA 2011

As many of you are probably aware, the annual meeting of ARMA International takes place this year October 17-19 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Conference Center. We wanted to make everyone aware of our presence at this meeting and … Continue reading

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