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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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.

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.

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 […].

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.

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.”

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 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.

How We Helped Malcom X Get Better at Records Management

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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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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.

Record Manager and Employee awarded $4 Million to settle whistle-blower lawsuit in California via SF Chronicle

IG Guru

December 17, 2019 – Two employees complained and won a lawsuit over records were being destroyed in violation of federal and California law. “Their complaints to superiors were met with retaliation and records were destroyed” according to the article.

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

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.

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.

Archivists and Records Managers, part 9

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In the Winter 1985-86 issue of Archivaria , he published “ From Life Cycle to Continuum: Some Thoughts on the Records Management – Archives Relationship.” alike) who have a right and a requirement to see them; – systematically dispose of records that are no longer required; and. ” He concluded, “A symbiotic relationship between an archivist and a records manager should facilitate the achievement of these ends.

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

The Evolving Impact of Company-Owned Devices in Records Management via Zasio

IG Guru

The post The Evolving Impact of Company-Owned Devices in Records Management via Zasio appeared first on IG GURU. Zasio discusses the impact of CCPA, GPS locations, banking information, and text messages on mobile devices. Further, Warren Bean, Sr.

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.

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

Archivists and Records Managers, part 3

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Brooks read a paper entitled “ Current Aspects of Records Administration: The Archivist’s Concern in Records Administration.” He concluded this talk with an analysis of the connections between records management and archival work: “It is inevitable that the iniquity of omitting care for records as they accumulate shall be visited upon the third and fourth generations of later administrators, archivists, research students, and society as a whole.”

ICO provides records management checklist for data protection self-assessment

IG Guru

The post ICO provides records management checklist for data protection self-assessment appeared first on IG GURU. IG News Information Governance Privacy Records Management Risk News Standards data protection ICO Self Assessment

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

THE MER CONFERENCE WELCOMES THE INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED RECORDS MANAGERS (ICRM)

IG Guru

THE MER CONFERENCE WELCOMES THE INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED RECORDS MANAGERS (ICRM) One of the most valuable of the professional credentials in the Information Governance (IG) profession is that of the CRM (Certified Records Manager) and Certified Records Analyst (CRA).

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.

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.

Upcoming Changes in Records Management Training

National Archives Records Express

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