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

Agency Records Management Reports Posted

Yesterday, April 6th, NARA issued a press release about the 2016 records management reporting period. You can read the full press release here. Our office is posting the Senior Agency Official for Records Management (SAORM) Reports and Federal Email Management Reports online. These two reports focus on how agencies are meeting the goals of the … Continue reading Agency Records Management Reports Posted

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

2015 SAO Reports Analysis

We are pleased to announce the 2015 Senior Agency Official for Records Management (SAORM) Annual Reports Analysis is now available (.pdf). David Ferriero, the Archivist of the United States, said: Working together, NARA and all agencies continue to make progress on the key goals and requirements in the Directive. For us to succeed as a records … Continue reading 2015 SAO Reports Analysis

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

Annual RM Reporting Period

The annual records management reporting period will soon be open. This year’s reporting period will be from November 16, 2015 to January 29, 2016. Agencies will be receiving additional communications with full details and instructions from our office. This year, we will ask agencies to report on the following: 1. Records Management Self-Assessment (RMSA): The survey tool information for the … Continue reading Annual RM Reporting Period

Release of 2013 SAO Annual Report

We are pleased to announce we have completed a review of the 2013 SAO (Senior Agency Official for Records Management) Annual Reports. The results have been issued in an Executive Report available here (.pdf). The Managing Government Records Directive  issued in August 2012, requires all agencies to submit to NARA an annual report outlining their progress toward implementing … Continue reading Release of 2013 SAO Annual Report

Annual RM Reporting Period

The annual records management reporting period will soon be open. This year’s reporting period will be from October 15, 2014 to December 15, 2014. Agencies will be receiving additional communications with full details and instructions from our office.This year, we will ask agencies to report on the following:1. Senior Agency Official (SAO) annual report: This report measures progress towards the goals or … Continue reading Annual RM Reporting Period