Federal Acquisition Service Training (FAST) Monthly Conference Series – Electronic Records Management

We will be presenting at an upcoming Federal Acquisition Service Training (FAST) Series on the Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). GSA welcomes you to attend and hear about acquiring services and solutions for Electronic Records Management on April 22nd at 1:00 p.m. EST to discover best practices, tools and techniques to get the most … Continue reading Federal Acquisition Service Training (FAST) Monthly Conference Series – Electronic Records Management

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Release of Use Cases for Electronic Records Management

We are pleased to announce the posting of the Use Cases for Electronic Records Management!  We first shared drafts of the use cases on Records Express in April 2020. Thank you for all of your feedback.  We created the use cases as part of our Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). Through FERMI, we have … Continue reading Release of Use Cases for Electronic Records Management

Example Statement of Objectives for a Needs Assessment

As part of our Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI), we are working to make it easier for Federal agencies to obtain electronic records management (ERM) services and solutions that will meet their needs.  Agencies often request sample procurement documents from other agencies, such as Statements of Objectives, Statements of Work, Requests for Information, and … Continue reading Example Statement of Objectives for a Needs Assessment

Proposed Digitization Regulation for Permanent Records

This post comes from Michael Horsley and Kevin De Vorsey As a reminder, we are calling attention to the proposed digitization regulations for permanent records which were posted on the Federal Register for public review and comment.  Comments are due on or before February 1, 2021. To make a comment, please follow the instructions in … Continue reading Proposed Digitization Regulation for Permanent Records

Cognitive Technologies White Paper

This post is written by Sharmila Bhatia and Markus Most. We are pleased to announce the release of a white paper on the records management implications of: Internet of Things (IoT)Robotic Process Automation (RPA)Machine Learning (ML)Artificial Intelligence (AI) This white paper provides a basic description of each of these technologies, examples of their various applications, … Continue reading Cognitive Technologies White Paper

Further Information on ICE Schedules in the News

There have been many stories in the news about Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) records and when these records will be eligible for destruction. Some of the more recent stories raise concerns about a three-year retention for “detainees’ complaints about civil rights violations and shoddy medical care.”  Any member of the public, including detainees in … Continue reading Further Information on ICE Schedules in the News

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Scheduled Approved

On December 11, 2019, the Archivist of the United States approved a request for disposition authority from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for Detainee Records (schedule DAA-0567-2015-0013). This schedule was originally proposed to NARA on October 26, 2015. NARA published notice of the pending schedule in the Federal Register on July 14, 2017. … Continue reading Immigration and Customs Enforcement Scheduled Approved

Update on ICE Schedule

NARA is in the final stages of our records scheduling process with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for schedule DAA-0567-2015-0013, Detainee Records. This schedule was originally proposed to NARA on October 26, 2015. NARA published notice of the pending schedule in the Federal Register on July 14, 2017. The schedule, which covers records related … Continue reading Update on ICE Schedule