Records Management Annual Report Released

We are pleased to announce the publication of NARA’s Federal Agency Records Management Annual Report, 2017. It is now available on our website.  In 2017, we required Federal agencies to submit three annual reports: the Senior Agency Official for Records Management (SAORM) Report, the Records Management Self-Assessment (RMSA), and a supplemental Federal Email Management Report. … Continue reading Records Management Annual Report Released

Opening of 2017 Reporting Period

Today, we opened the 2017 records management reporting period. Agencies will have until March 16, 2018 to submit the following three reports: Records Management Self-Assessment (RMSA): The annual RMSA asks questions that assess compliance with records management statutes and regulations as well as NARA policies and guidance. The survey link was sent today via email … Continue reading Opening of 2017 Reporting Period

Updated: Federal Agency Records Management Report

Last week, we announced the release of the 2016 Federal Agency Records Management Report. We have since re-issued this report to correct data errors in the email scores column of Appendix V. The Records Management Self-Assessment (RMSA) and Senior Agency Official for Records Management Report (SAORM) sections were not affected and remain unchanged in the revised … Continue reading Updated: Federal Agency Records Management Report

2016 Annual RM Report Released

We are pleased to announce the publication of the National Archives and Records Administration’s Federal Agency Records Management Annual Report, 2016.  In 2016, we required Federal agencies to submit three reports: The annual Senior Agency Official for Records Management (SAORM) Report, the annual Records Management Self-Assessment (RMSA), and a supplemental Federal Email Management Report. We … Continue reading 2016 Annual RM Report Released

RM Reporting Period Open

Yesterday we opened the records management reporting period, covering activities for 2016. The period runs from January 9, 2017, to March 17, 2017. Agencies should have already received additional communications with full details and instructions from our office. This year, we are asking agencies to report the following: Records Management Self-Assessment (RMSA) and Federal Email Management Reports. … Continue reading RM Reporting Period Open

Release of 2014 SAO Report Summary

We are pleased to announce we have completed a review of the 2014 Senior Agency Official (SAO) Reports. The results have been issued in a Summary Report available here (.pdf). These reports cover activities in agencies during calendar year 2014. Acting Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government, Laurence Brewer, said “The report provides important information on the … Continue reading Release of 2014 SAO Report Summary

Release of 2012 Records Management Self-Assessment

Today we released the 2012 Records Management Self-Assessment (.pdf) which presents the results of the annual records management self-assessment (RMSA) taken by Federal agencies. The goal of RMSA is to determine whether Federal agencies are compliant with statutory and regulatory records management requirements.  Each responding agency receives a numerical score between 0-100 and is placed … Continue reading Release of 2012 Records Management Self-Assessment

Managing Government Records Directive Workshop: 2.2 and 2.5 Requirements

The following was issued as AC 26.2013 this afternoon. You are invited to attend a free workshop on completing the Managing Government Records Directive (.pdf) requirements 2.2 (identifying records that are 30 years old and older) and 2.5 (identifying unscheduled records). This workshop will be held at the National Archives and Records Administration building in College Park, … Continue reading Managing Government Records Directive Workshop: 2.2 and 2.5 Requirements

Reporting Requirements for Agencies

This morning, we issued RM Communications AC23.2013.  This communication provides information to Federal agencies regarding the reporting requirements that we are implementing to support the goals and actions of the Managing Government Records Directive. Senior Agency Officials (SAO) at agencies are being instructed to compile their Annual SAO Report to the Chief Records Officer for the … Continue reading Reporting Requirements for Agencies