The IBM Center for Technology in the Business of Government recently released a report entitled How Federal Agencies Can Effectively Manage Records Created Using New Social Media Tools. This report identifies challenges for records management that arise from the increasing use of social media and web 2.0 by Federal agencies and offers several recommendations and … Continue reading New IBM Center for Technology in Government Report
We are pleased to announce that NARA Bulletin 2011-02 has just been issued. This bulletin provides guidance on managing Federal records produced when agencies use web 2.0/social media platforms. Open and transparent government increasingly relies on the use of these technologies and as agencies adopt these tools, they must be aware of and comply with … Continue reading Web 2.0/Social Media Bulletin Issued!
During FY2010 a National Records Management Program team conducted a study, found at http://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/resources/web2.0-use.pdf, on web 2.0 and social media tools use in Federal agencies. The purpose of the study was to "gather information on how Federal agencies use web 2.0 tools to create and share information and how this might affect the value of … Continue reading Web Study Report Released
We will be hosting a Federal Web 2.0 "Jam Session" for Federal Agency records management and web management staff to discuss Federal uses of Web 2.0 technology. The Jam Session will include a discussion among participants of current uses of Web 2.0 technologies within agencies. This is an information gathering exercise to determine how these … Continue reading Opportunity for Federal Agencies to Discuss Web 2.0 Records
Congratulations to our colleagues at the Library of Congress on their recent announcement of their acquisition of the complete archive of Twitter. This certainly represents a unique and compelling addition to their collection, and we very much share in their excitement. In light of a comment by an LC official, I would like to … Continue reading Congratulations LC! And ‘tweets’ can be Federal records too