Advocacy and Records Management

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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.

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.

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Release of Universal Electronic Records Management Requirements, Version 2

National Archives Records Express

We are pleased to announce the release of the Universal Electronic Records Management (ERM) Requirements , Version 2 as part of our Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). FERMI electronic records management requirements

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

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.

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 […].

Why Should Records Management be Important to You

Gimmal

Why should an organization care about records management? When users through out all departments are creating new records without a thought to how they are cataloged or tagged, the sprawl of records can become a real threat.

Top Records Management Conferences in 2019

InfoGoTo

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.

Auditing Your Records Management Program

The Texas Record

We’ve spoken here before about the benefits of doing an audit on your records management program to ascertain whether your program is working as it should, and this month, I was able to ask some folks who have helped with an audit in their agencies about the details of the practice.

Getting Certified in Records Management

The Texas Record

During the course of consulting, we analysts are sometimes asked if TSLAC has a certification program for records management. The LGARA certificate program is administered through the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators, or NAGARA.

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.”

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.

The Best Training for Records Managers

AIIM

In a couple of recent blog posts, we’ve talked about important skills every modern records manager must have right now and the best certifications for records managers. This leads to a logical question – how does a records manager get there? As the Association for Intelligent Information Management, it's our duty to connect you with the best fit for your education. So, let's check out some of the best training options for records managers.

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.

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.

Winning Tactics for Becoming a Certified Records Manager (CRM)

IG Guru

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.

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?

How We Helped Malcom X Get Better at Records Management

TAB OnRecord

Malcolm X College of Chicago (MXC) has a historical records collection including tens of thousands of documents going back to 1911. This critical information had always been housed in a massive storage room full of dusty boxes where staff often spent hours looking for a single record.

RIM Month Fun: Emoji Records Management

The Texas Record

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.

Document Management vs. Records Management: What’s the Difference?

AIIM

When I teach, questions often come up about the differences and similarities between document management and records management. Document Management. Document management is used to track and manage documents that are in process. More specifically, it’s used to manage the overall process of document creation, from inception through completion. Records Management. Records are complete.

Archivists and Records Managers, part 11

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At the 1965 annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, SAA Fellow and National Archives director Frank Evans delivered a paper about the relationship of archivists and records managers. Conversely, it is the recognition and full acceptance of his responsibilities in these matters that distinguish the professional records manager.

Archivists and Records Managers, part 7

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” He spoke at length about the importance of good records management, including this praise: “Our debt to the records managers is very great, in at least two respects. If we look about us and note the archival institutions in which the collections of official records are sparse or almost nonexistent, we find almost invariably that those institutions are in States or Provinces where there is no adequate records management program.

Four Skills Every Modern Records Manager Must Have Right Now

AIIM

This means that, for records managers to continue to remain relevant, we need to ensure that we are on top of new developments in records and information management that will significantly impact our organizations. In that post I make the case that information professionals need to develop and maintain knowledge and skills in three areas: information management foundations, their industry domain, and professional or “soft” skills. Information Management Skills.

Introducing Intelligent Records Management Powered by AI

Gimmal

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.

23 Best Records Management Memes From Around The Web from FEITH

IG Guru

The post 23 Best Records Management Memes From Around The Web from FEITH appeared first on IG GURU. IG News Information Governance Records Management FEITH Funny MEMES RIM MEMESNice work FEITH! Great content to liven your Friday if you are a RIM and IG pro!

Information Governance vs Records Management [Video]

Record Nations

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

Zasio Enterprises Adds New Web Browser Interface to Leading Electronic Records Management Software

IG Guru

The post Zasio Enterprises Adds New Web Browser Interface to Leading Electronic Records Management Software appeared first on IG GURU. Check out the blog post here about their amazing new feature.

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.

Getting Everyone On Board with Records Management

Gimmal

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

Scholar Calling on Writers for New Book: Impacts of the Cloud on Records Management and Archives

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Impacts of the Cloud on Records Management and ArchivesA book edited by Salvador P. The post Scholar Calling on Writers for New Book: Impacts of the Cloud on Records Management and Archives appeared first on IG GURU.

Creating a Records Management Plan: Is a DMS or Cloud Storage Better?

Record Nations

The post Creating a Records Management Plan: Is a DMS or Cloud Storage Better? appeared first on Record Nations. Records Management

Modern Records Management Puts the “I” in IIM

AIIM

AIIM believes that every organization should be on a Digital Transformation journey and that Intelligent Information Management is the driver for that transformation. That is the subject of a new eBook from AIIM titled How to Become a Modern Records Manager (and a Business Enabler). It explores ways to build a modern records management program that will put the “intelligent” into intelligent information management.

Robotic Process Automation: Powering Intelligent Records Management

Gimmal

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.

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.

I Got a New Job in Records Management, Now What?

The Texas Record

As a person who recently earned a job as a Government Information Analyst with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC), I had no idea how complex records management would be. SLR 504 and 508 forms, Records Management Officer (RMO), inventories, etc.,

Why blockchain works for records management by GCN

IG Guru

by Cecil (CJ) John – August 21, 2019 Records management is one of four blockchain business initiatives that can save money and provide generate revenue, according to Gartner. The technology has the potential to impact all records management processes and extend their capabilities.

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

Whistleblower: Lives Lost, Billions Wasted Due to Government Records Management Failures via The Epoch Times

IG Guru

And I couldn’t support it anymore because I knew that not only had I never seen one record in a production environment enter into a DOD-certified repository, I’ve never even seen any of those applications successfully deployed.

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?

What's the Point of Federated Records Management?

Gimmal

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.