How to Choose the Right Metrics for Your Records Management Program

TAB OnRecord

In a three-part post we are looking at the role of metrics in demonstrating the value of RM, specifically in organizations that have implemented an electronic records management system. The post How to choose the right metrics for your records management program.

Record Management Plan for Disasters

Record Nations

It’s imperative that every business has a record management plan in case of a disaster. Record management plans often account for things like fires, floods, blizzards, and even hurricanes. The post Record Management Plan for Disasters appeared first on Record Nations.

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Pandemic tests electronic records management via GCN

IG Guru

The post Pandemic tests electronic records management via GCN appeared first on IG GURU. EDRMS IG News Information Governance Record Retention Records Management Risk News COVID-19 GCN Pandemic Troy SchneiderCheck out the article here.

Don't Forget About Physical Records Management

Gimmal

The Myth Behind Physical Records. Many believe that with the ongoing efforts to modernize how businesses operate and a continued push for digitization, eventually physical records and the need to manage these records will become extinct.

Best Practices for Modern Records Management and Retention

Speaker: Sean Baird, Director of Product Marketing at Nuxeo

Documents are at the heart of many business processes. Organizations in highly regulated industries are realizing that traditional records management practices are insufficient and ineffective in today’s digital world. Join Sean Baird as he highlights best practices for effective records management and retention. He will explore how digital transformation can counteract the costs, inefficiencies, and end-user considerations that make it difficult to maintain compliance. He will highlight real-world successes and analyze the key strategies and technologies that help organizations find balance.

Records Management in the Time of COVID-19

The Schedule

Join us at 2pm ET on Friday, May 21st for another in our series of virtual coffee chats — this one hosted by April Anderson-Zorn, University Archivist at Illinois State University, and Courtney Bailey, Records Analyst at the State Archives of North Carolina (SANC). The past 14 months have changed many of our lives in a myriad of ways, and records haven’t escaped the impacts of these changes. Do we have to retain Zoom recordings and symptom checklists and Teams chats?

How Does Records Management Benefit Us, Anyway?

The Texas Record

By now, you’re probably aware your government is legally required to comply with records management laws. The records management assistance (RMA) team at TSLAC wants records management to be as fun as possible! 5 Benefits of Records Management.

Records Management Vs. Information Governance - It's AND not OR

AIIM

In the broader content space, we experienced some of this disorientation as the core language used shifted from “ECM” to “Content Services,” and then with the incorporation of “Content Services” into the broader framework of “Intelligent Information Management.”.

[Podcast] Managing Modern Records, Managing Modern Teams

AIIM

I was pleased to speak with Regina Martin , Records Manager at Howard County Government from Columbia, Maryland, in this episode. We discuss the challenges of being a records manager in a local government operation.

What is In-Place Records Management?

Gimmal

In order to build an effective information governance strategy to manage the totality of content, it’s important to explore all records management methods to find the right one for your organization.

FAQ: When Should I Update My Records Management Policy?

The Texas Record

Case 1: Our records management compliance files are from the 1990s or earlier. ? Case 2: We have several ordinances and/or letters from different periods instead of one document that has all our records management policy information. ?

What are the Drivers of Electronic Records Management (ERM)?

AIIM

Records can be vital to the business. That means the management of records is something that needs great care, attention, and planning. Virtually all new records are created electronically today – they are what we call “born digital.” Electronic Records Management (ERM

50 years of service: Robins records manager, Jeanette McElhaney, reflects on career via DVIDS

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The post 50 years of service: Robins records manager, Jeanette McElhaney, reflects on career via DVIDS appeared first on IG GURU. IG News Records Management 50 years Jeanette McElhaney Records Manager Robins Air Force Base

How Poor Records Management Impacts Businesses

Record Nations

Without a thorough records management strategy, it can lead to miscommunication and disorganization. A records management plan can help guide a company towards more productive and efficient practices. It’s important to create a solid records management plan.

Advocacy and Records Management

The Schedule

There is a school of thought that traditional records management is dead, a remnant of the past along with paper-based technologies. We know that records management continues to play, or has the potential to play, a vital role in the larger information governance framework. In Courtney Bailey’s survey of the membership to SAA’s Records Management Section, nearly 700 members belong to an academic institution or to a cultural/nonprofit organization.

How to Approach an Office Records Management Overhaul

The Texas Record

Overhauling a records management system can be a daunting task. Understanding what worked previously, what didn’t work, and what new programs to implement are all elements in an office records management overhaul. Disposition of Records.

Records Management 101: What is a Record?

Gimmal

"What is a record?" - This is one of the first questions organizations have when implementing a records management solution. Different organizations can have varying interpretations of what a record means to them. Records Management

“Records Management”, “Information Governance”, and Why Words Matter

AIIM

So now that we understand more about the power of word choice, jargon, and knowing your audiences, let’s explore how this relates to information governance and records management. Director or Manager – 44%) and Non-managerial staff (39%), the newer terminology is less useful.

Federated Records Management Approach in Meeting the M-19-21 Directive

Gimmal

The Federal Directive for M-12-18 deadline has arrived and a new directive was issued to extend requirements for agencies transitioning to electronic records.

The Best Conferences for Records Managers

AIIM

With so many options for conferences out there, I thought I'd zero in on a list of the best conferences for records managers. ARMA Live This is ARMA International's annual conference focused on the theory and practice of records management and information governance.

Resourceful Records Managers

The Schedule

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.

Using Records Management to Restart via Zasio

IG Guru

The post Using Records Management to Restart via Zasio appeared first on IG GURU. IG News Information Governance Record Retention Records Management Sponsored Records Program ZasioCheck out the latest blog post from Zasio!

Records Management and FOIA: So Happy Together

National Archives Records Express

Today on Records Express, guest author Alina M. Semo, Director of the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), the Federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Ombudsman’s office, discusses the vital role records management teams play in agencies’ responses to FOIA requests.

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How to measure the success of records management software

TAB OnRecord

In this last post of a 3-part series on the role of how metrics can demonstrate the value of RM, we cover three things that every organization should monitor if they are using an Electronic Document and Records Management System (EDRMS). Records management software

New Director of Records Management Training

National Archives Records Express

Christopher “Eddie” Kline joined our staff as the new Director of Records Management Training program in May and we asked him a few questions. New Records Management Training program director, Christopher “Eddie” Kline. General records management training

Compare information governance vs. records management via Tech Target

IG Guru

The post Compare information governance vs. records management via Tech Target appeared first on IG GURU. Check out the article here.

Records Managers vs. Archivists – What’s the Difference?

The Texas Record

To say goodbye to October, Archives Month, we think it’s time to explore the differences between the Records Management and Archives disciplines. Do records managers know anything about archival science? Do archivists even think about records managers?

FileTrail Acquires OmniRIM Physical Records Management Software from Access

IG Guru

The post FileTrail Acquires OmniRIM Physical Records Management Software from Access appeared first on IG GURU. Business IG News Information Governance Record Retention Records Management Sponsored Access FileTrail OmniRIM

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. Put simply, information governance encompasses all data management as a whole. Records management is a subset within information governance. To be even more specific, records management […]. Records Management

Orange County ARMA announces ICRM Virtual Workshop for Certified Records Analyst, Certified Records Manager, US Federal Specialist, and Nuclear Specialist on April 7-9th

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The post Orange County ARMA announces ICRM Virtual Workshop for Certified Records Analyst, Certified Records Manager, US Federal Specialist, and Nuclear Specialist on April 7-9th appeared first on IG GURU. Check out the site here.

The University of Washington Streamlines Its Records Management Program via Zasio

IG Guru

The post The University of Washington Streamlines Its Records Management Program via Zasio appeared first on IG GURU. IG News Information Governance Records Management case study The University of Washington ZasioCheck out the post here!

NARA’s three-legged stool to transform records management

IG Guru

The post NARA’s three-legged stool to transform records management appeared first on IG GURU. Information Governance information privacy information security Records Management Federal News Network Laurence Brewer NARACheck out the article and video here.

How to Approach an Office Records Management Overhaul from The Texas Record

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The post How to Approach an Office Records Management Overhaul from The Texas Record appeared first on IG GURU. Compliance Record Retention Records Management Risk News Security Electronic Records Management Record Retentton

University of Oregon to start new Records Management Program

IG Guru

The post University of Oregon to start new Records Management Program appeared first on IG GURU. Education IG News Information Governance Record Retention Records Management Education News RIM and Universities University of Oregon

FAQ: Records Management During COVID-19 Pandemic

National Archives Records Express

We have received several questions about managing Federal records during the COVID-19 pandemic, including questions about scheduling records and using the General Records Schedule (GRS). General COVID-19 FAQ Records Management

Australia National Archives launches new commonwealth records management policy via The Mandarin

IG Guru

The post Australia National Archives launches new commonwealth records management policy via The Mandarin appeared first on IG GURU. Archives Compliance IG News Record Retention Records Management David Fricker National Archives of Australia Policy

Opportunity to Comment: Draft Standard Data Elements for Electronic Records Management

National Archives Records Express

We are requesting comments on our draft Standard Data Elements as part of our Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). The Standard Data Elements represent the minimum data elements needed for vendors and service providers to manage agency records.

The 8 Best Certifications for Records Managers

AIIM

Throughout the years working with students to help them prepare for the CIP, I often get asked about other good certifications for records managers. But, when there are literally thousands of certifications in the marketplace, and dozens that have some connection to records or information management – how can you determine which one is right for you? With this framework as a background, let's take a look at the best certifications for records managers.

Records Management in the Intelligent Information Era

AIIM

Defining a New Era of Records Management. Records management has traditionally been significantly focused on compliance. As a reflection of this, in the original AIIM Electronic Records Management course , we identified 4 business drivers, and the first one listed was compliance (along with continuity, effectiveness, and efficiency). Moreover, records managers often lament that they “don’t have a seat at the table.”

Records Management – the key to information compliance

OpenText Information Management

Typically, an organization’s EIM project focuses on Enterprise Content Management (ECM) implementation topics like metadata, folder structures, workflows, system integration and, increasingly, AI support.