We released the Universal Electronic Records Management Requirements in August 2017. These requirements marked the first major milestone in the Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). These requirements identify high level business needs for managing electronic records and come from existing NARA regulations, policy, and guidance.
We are now in the process of reviewing the requirements and making updates. A few of the suggestions we’ve heard over the last few years include:
- Adding language on FOIA requirements
- Adding language on digital preservation and digitization
- Adding the Calendar format recently added to the list of approved transfer formats
We want to hear from you! What do you think should be added or updated? We would like to receive feedback from a variety of stakeholders, so please share widely.