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

Online Briefings now on YouTube

One of the most frequent comments we receive when we mention our online briefings, such as the one held a couple of weeks ago on the forthcoming revisions to our transfer guidance, is can I access the material later? Today, we are pleased to announce that we have launched a page on YouTube where we … Continue reading Online Briefings now on YouTube

Online Briefing: Preparing for the Self-Assessment

Free Online Briefing: A How-To Guide for Completing NARA's Records Management Self Assessment Join us on Wednesday, March 6 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern time for a free online briefing.  Stephanie Fawcett from NARA's Records Management Oversight team will give us an overview of NARA's Records Management Self Assessment and give us tips for … Continue reading Online Briefing: Preparing for the Self-Assessment

FAQ: Senior Agency Officials

The first deadline in the Managing Government Records Directive that was released earlier this year is fast approaching. Agencies have two weeks to name their Senior Agency Official (SAO). Goal 2.1 of the Directive requires the designation of the SAO by November 15, 2012. We have received many questions about this process and have compiled … Continue reading FAQ: Senior Agency Officials

Release of 2011 Records Management Self-Assessment

We are pleased to  announce the release of the 2011 Records Management Self-Assessment Report (.pdf). Last May, we issued the mandatory annual records management self-assessment (RMSA) to Federal agencies.  The goal of the self-assessments is to determine whether Federal agencies are compliant with statutory and regulatory records management requirements. This year, the findings are similar … Continue reading Release of 2011 Records Management Self-Assessment

Reminder: Public Meeting about Presidential Memorandum

Just a reminder that next week, we will be holding a meeting to solicit comments from the public on the Presidential Memorandum: Managing Government Records. Comments and suggestions that we receive during this meeting will help inform the Records Management Directive that will be issued later this year. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 27 from … Continue reading Reminder: Public Meeting about Presidential Memorandum

Public Meeting About Presidential Memorandum

As published in the Federal Register last Thursday, we will be holding a public meeting on March 27 to solicit comments from the public on the Presidential Memorandum: Managing Government Records. Comments and suggestions that we receive will help inform the Records Management Directive that will be issued later this year. This meeting is primarily … Continue reading Public Meeting About Presidential Memorandum

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 are all invited to participate in this community. We have set up the Managing Government … Continue reading Launching IdeaScale for Presidential Memorandum

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 sessions. This same information is being sent to our records management contacts in agencies as … Continue reading Agency Stakeholder Sessions about the Presidential Memorandum