Resourceful Records Managers

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Finally… an installment of resourceful records managers! This time we are featuring Holly Dolan, Denton County – Records Management Officer! What led you to choose your current career in Records Management? Like so many records managers, I kind of fell into it! In my last semester of grad school I began searching for job options that would leverage my information and data management skills.

Top Records Management Conferences in 2019

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Every year there are several records management conferences that provide educational and innovative information for records and information management (RIM) professionals. Here are some important records management conferences that are scheduled in 2019. Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM), March 26-28, San Diego, CA. E-Discovery, Records and Information Management Conference and Expo, March 28, Washington, D.C.

Records Management vs Information Governance

Record Nations

While the terms “records management” and “information governance” may have overlapping principles and are often used interchangeably, there are some key differences that should be considered by management professionals. To be even more specific, records management […].

New Product Service Codes for Records Management

National Archives Records Express

We are pleased to announce another important accomplishment for the Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). Our partners at GSA recently issued two new Product Service Codes (PSC) for records management: PSC R616 – Physical Records Management Services. PSC R617 – Electronic Records Management Service. FERMI GSA procurement Records Management

Winning Tactics for Becoming a Certified Records Manager (CRM)

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So you want to become a Certified Records Manager (CRM)? For those of us in Records and Information Management (RIM), becoming a Certified Records Manager (CRM) is a significant milestone.

10 Tips for sensible and defensible Records Management

OpenText Information Management

A carefully crafted records management solution is the backbone of any – and ideally, every – enterprise compliance initiative. Even just one of these obstacles can stall a records management project.

How FACTA Impacts Records Management

Record Nations

The post How FACTA Impacts Records Management appeared first on Record Nations. Records Management UncategorizedThe Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) was enacted in 2003 to ensure the protection of consumers’ personal data.

Resourceful Records Managers!

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And, now for our much awaited series: Resourceful Records Managers! This month we meet George Despres, the Program Director for University Records Management at Brandeis University. What led you to choose your current career in Records Management?

Key Skills for Records Managers When Working With Lawyers

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Records and information managers (RIMs) and legal professionals sometimes clash over misperceptions about the other’s objectives. Records managers may see lawyers as overly controlling and quick to end-run the rules. Lawyers have an insatiable need for records.

Death of a Sentencer: A Records Manager’s Lament

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At its most fundamental, the job of a professional records and information manager involves being able to sentence records for destruction. The post Death of a Sentencer: A Records Manager’s Lament appeared first on IG GURU.

Improving Record Management

Record Nations

Well-maintained records management programs help businesses to remain compliant with record keeping regulations, avoid security risks, and improve their workflow and productivity. The post Improving Record Management appeared first on Record Nations.

Information Governance vs Records Management [Video]

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Records management and information governance are two terms with similarities in their responsibilities and principles yet are executed very differently. Understanding records management versus […]. Records Management

Upcoming Changes in Records Management Training

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Many of the significant changes to the Records Management Training Program occur at the end of this fiscal year. At the end of September 2019, NARA will stop offering the Certificate of Federal Records Management Training and will no longer offer the Knowledge Area (KA) training courses. We will be taking several steps that may affect agency personnel that have completed records management training courses. General records management training training

Records Management Section by Location

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After taking a look at the types of institutions for which Records Management Section members work, I decided to look at the same February 2019 membership list to determine where we live. (Or

Simplify records management while improving information governance

OpenText Information Management

Challenge: Your organization has many users involved in the lifecycle management of important information assets–from knowledge workers to legal associates to system administrators and, yes, Records Managers.

Information Literacy and Records Management

Brandeis Records Manager

Program Director for University Records Management, Brandeis University. A keen sense of info literacy is required to execute records management and info governance functions with ethical outcomes. George Despres, CRM.

What's the Point of Federated Records Management?

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If you’re having trouble managing all your content in various repositories, implementing a federated management system can help. No longer would it be necessary to go through multiple complicated processes to locate, dispose of, or otherwise manage documents and records.

Resourceful Records Managers

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Our most recent records manager profile: Eira Tansey, Digital Archivist/Records Manager at the University of Cincinnati ! What led you to choose your current career in Records Management? How did you first become interested in Records Management?

Traditional records management isn’t working for government – or anybody else

OpenText Information Management

Government agencies at all levels are realizing traditional records management practices are insufficient and ineffective in a digital world.

Records Management Annual Report Released

National Archives Records Express

We are pleased to announce the publication of NARA’s Federal Agency Records Management Annual Report, 2017. 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. These are critical steps to improve records management throughout the Federal Government.

Creating a Records Management System

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Many organizations struggle with file and document management. Making the switch to a more convenient records management system can save your company time, money and headaches. So, you’ve decided to convert your on-site file storage to a streamlined document management system.

What Records Management Professionals Need to Know About Blockchain

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It may be about to shake up the way organizations manage and share information, and that’s why records management professionals should pay attention to it. It can also verify the authenticity of digital content such as documents, images and recordings.

Introducing Intelligent Records Management Powered by AI

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Records Management technology hasn’t always been at the forefront of technological innovation. Since records management systems and processes work best when coupled with an organization's current business processes, progress is dependent on the innovations within the workplace.

5 Key Components to a Records Management Program

Record Nations

A solid records management program is critical in keeping your company’s files organized, accessible, and secure. Properly managing your records includes following the life of the file from the moment they are created to the the point of disposition. Records Management

RIM Month Fun: Emoji Records Management

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Emoji Records Retention Schedule. At some point in the introduction to records management training courses for both local governments and state agencies we discuss what the different retention codes on the retention schedules mean. Records Management Basics – Redux.

Roles and Responsibilities for Records Management Programs

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We frequently receive questions about the roles and responsibilities for Senior Agency Officials for Records Management (SAORM) and Agency Records Officers. The head of each agency has overall responsibility for establishing and maintaining an active and efficient records management program. NARA recognizes two formally designated officials that carry out program responsibilities on behalf of the Agency Head — the SAORM and Agency Records Officer.

How Scanning Cuts the Cost of Records Management

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Whatever your current records management system may be now, you should always be looking for something to improve or somewhere to cut costs. The post How Scanning Cuts the Cost of Records Management appeared first on Record Nations.

Tips for Reducing Costs with Records Management

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Although some business owners are not aware of it, virtually all businesses engage in some type of record management. While record management is a necessity across industries, it is not without its share of obstacles.

Different Types of Security In Records Management

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Security threats in records management come from all directions ranging from malware and data breaches to theft, fire, or flood, making it essential to incorporate multiple types of security in records management.

Resourceful Records Managers

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Our third Resourceful Records Manager! Alex Toner, University of Pittsburgh, University Records Manager. What led you to choose your current career in Records Management? Do you or did you have a mentor who has helped you in the Records Management field?

Getting Everyone On Board with Records Management

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Getting everyone in your company, from the executives to the end-users, on board with a records management project is always a challenge. One of the biggest reasons is that records management technology by itself is not a complete solution

You are a Certified Record Manager…now what?!

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The post You are a Certified Record Manager…now what?! GDPR ICRM IG News Information Governance Records Management Certification CRA CRM“CONGRATULATIONS! The ICRM Part 6 examination has been graded, and the results indicate that you have passed!”

FAQ about Records Management Training Changes

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We received quite a few questions since announcing the changes that we are making to the Records Management Training Program. Contact the Records Management Training Program ( rmt1@nara.gov ) as soon as possible. Knowledge Areas 2-6, Electronic Records Management. We will continue to offer the Basic Records Operations, Vital Business Information, and Sustainable Formats and Permanent Electronic Records courses. Basic Records Operations.

Robotic Process Automation: Powering Intelligent Records Management

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This evolution allows “knowledge workers” to spend more time focusing on actual knowledge work such as critical thinking and real problem solving – one of the key benefits of implementing an intelligent records management program. intelligent records management robotic process automationIt's amazing what is being done today with robotic process automation (RPA) tools.

Key Skills for Records Managers: How RIM Professionals Can Best Work With CPOs

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Key skills for records managers include the ability to foster good relations with Chief Privacy Officers (CPOs) in support of the company’s privacy program. Records and information managers make excellent consultants to the CPO. Using role reversal exercises , records managers and CPOs can briefly assume the other’s position to understand one another better.

Email System Features and Records Management

National Archives Records Express

We have been receiving questions about the records management implications of these features. First, regardless of what platform an agency selects for their email, each agency is responsible for ensuring compliance with all records management guidance in federal law and NARA regulations. This includes implementing and following the retention periods required by the applicable NARA-approved records retention schedules. Email Management 2.0

Learn how to solve four common challenges in electronic records management

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Most organizations now generate large volumes of electronic records, but this doesn't mean that paper records collections are shrinking. To help you successfully manage your electronic records, we've put together these 4 tips.

Records Management Programs: How to Create a Solution to Poor Record Keeping

Record Nations

Defining Records Management Programs Records management is an organizational function devoted to the management of records throughout their life cycles, including from the time of creation to their eventual disposal. Records Management

Records Management Training Opportunities in September

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September is a great time to earn NARA’s Certificate of Records Management by enrolling in our Knowledge Area (KA) courses. We also offer specialty and overview courses like Electronic Records Management (ERM) and Basic Records Operations (BRO).

Creating a Records Management Program: How to Balance Your Priorities

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Creating a Records Management Program requires a healthy balance of costs, security, and productivity. Costs Cost efficiency depends on the type of information you keep and manage as well as the legal retention requirements. Document Management