Tag Archives: electronic records management

Big Bucket Scheduling Workshop Follow-up

Our Big Bucket Scheduling Workshop a few weeks ago was a great success! Special thanks to the presenters from the US Patent and Trademark Office, Records Officer Susan Fawcett and USPTO records management contractors John Milligan, Neale Faunt, and Earl … Continue reading

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Records Management Directive Released!

Today, the Archivist of the United States and the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget, released a Records Management Directive to the heads of Executive Departments and Agencies and Agencies. This Directive carries out the requirements set … Continue reading

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Big Bucket Scheduling Workshop

We are planning a Big Bucket Scheduling  (see http://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/faqs/flexible-scheduling.html for information about big bucket schedules) workshop that will be presented by records management staff of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on August 21, 2012.  USPTO staff will … Continue reading

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New Proposal for the GRS

Update from the GRS Team The GRS Team recently completed the first draft of their proposal for revising and updating the GRS and is seeking input from Federal records managers.  The team will be holding online focus group sessions in … Continue reading

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IdeaScale Deadline Extended

We continue to work on meeting the requirements in the Presidential Memorandum on Managing Government Records and have reached out to our colleagues in related professions and the general public by setting up an IdeaScale community where ideas can be … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Update on Presidential Memorandum

Happy New Year! This year is shaping up to be a very busy one here in the Office of Chief Records Officer. Today, we will be sending to our Federal agency contacts AC 05.2012. In this memo, we are reminding … Continue reading

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FAQ About Presidential Memorandum

There has been considerable interest from agencies and other stakeholders about the requirements of the Presidential Memorandum. As we wrote yesterday, the Archivist has issued a Memo to Agency Heads that clarifies the requirements and describes more broadly how we … Continue reading

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Bulletin on Shared Drives Released

We are pleased to announce that NARA Bulletin 2012-02, Guidance on Managing Content on Shared Drives  has been issued. NARA recognizes agencies have long used shared drives to store content. Agencies have had varying degrees of success in managing the … Continue reading

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