Tag Archives: Records Management

Customer Satisfaction Survey

We hear you! Every two years, we survey our Federal agency customers to get feedback on satisfaction with core areas of NARA’s records management program. This year, the focus of the survey was on appraisal and scheduling services and records management … Continue reading

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Virtual Training in FY2015

Records Management Virtual Classroom Training FY15 Schedule The National Archives and Records Administration will be offering Basic Records Operations and Vital Business Operations Online Classes in FY 2015. These online courses were designed to reach a geographically dispersed audience. Basic … Continue reading

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And Then, There Was Cake

Sometimes, you get so caught up in the day-to-day world of work that it is easy to overlook some significant milestones. The end of August is the time of year when our office has two significant milestones to celebrate. In 2012, … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Comment: Appropriate Age for Scheduling Transfers

We are requesting comments on a draft NARA Bulletin entitled “Determining the Appropriate Age for Scheduling Permanent Records Transfers to the National Archives.” This draft Bulletin provides Federal agencies with guidance on determining the appropriate age at which permanent records, regardless … Continue reading

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Open Government Plan 2014-2016

Last Friday, the Archivist of the United States blogged the announcement of the release of our newest Open Goverment plan in the post, “Innovate to Make Access Happen.” You can access the agency’s newest Open Government Plan in PDF, Word, and at Archives.gov/open. … Continue reading

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Managing Records in Mobile Environments: Addressing Records Management Implications

In this third and final post on mobile environments, the Records Management Policy Team will look at some ways Federal agencies can address the implications for managing records in a mobile environment. The steps that agencies can take to address … Continue reading

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Managing Records in Mobile Environments: Records Management Implications

In our first post, the Records Management Policy Team explored a bit of the current environment for mobile work in the Federal government and the reality that employees are using their mobile devices to conduct agency business. In this second post, … Continue reading

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Opening for Director of Corporate Records Management

Another Records Management position has opened here at the National Archives. We have just posted our Director of Corporate Records Management Position (GS-0301-15) on USA Jobs. This position is open for Merit Promotion candidates and closes on April 1, 2014. We … Continue reading

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Managing Records in Mobile Environments: Background and Benefits

The following blog post reflects the thoughts of NARA’s Records Management Policy Team on the topic of managing records in a mobile environment. We will explore the benefits, records management implications, and best practices that have emerged to address these … Continue reading

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Managing the Lifecycle of National Security Information

Managing the Lifecycle of National Security Information is a one-day class designed to improve the management of classified records in the intelligence, law enforcement and defense communities by integrating records management, information security and declassification concepts. The intended audience is anyone … Continue reading

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