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.

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.

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 […].

ICO provides records management checklist for data protection self-assessment

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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

Why blockchain works for records management by GCN

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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.

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.

Modern Records Management Puts the “I” in IIM

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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.

10 Tips for sensible and defensible Records Management

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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

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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?

Auditing Your Records Management Program

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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.

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.

New Product Service Codes for Records Management

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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

2019-2020 Records Management Section Steering Committee

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Jessika is Williams College’s Records Manager and Digital Resources Archivist. This is her fourth year serving on the records management steering committee. David is the Archivist and Head of Records Management Services at the U.S.

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

Improving Record Management

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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

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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

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.

[Podcast] Forget What You Think You Know About Records Managers

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When you say, “I’m a Records Manager,” what's their response? If you’re like me when I tell family members I work for the Association of Intelligent Information Management, you probably see a somewhat puzzled face looking back at you. The truth is, the role of Records Managers and Information Professionals has morphed and elevated into a really powerful and exciting role. Electronic Records Management (ERM) Intelligent Information Management (IIM

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Resourceful Records Managers! Courtney Bailey, Chair, SAA Records Management Section 2019-2020

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As Jessika knows, I’ve hesitated to participate in her series on Resourceful Records Managers because I suffer from a bit of imposter syndrome. I’ve been on the Records Management Round Table/Section since 2015, and I think I’ve done some good work over the years on things like reviewing open source software programs and migrating and updating a records management bibliography into Zotero. I’m a Records Analyst at the State Archives of North Carolina.

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.

The Next Generation of Records Management

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Over the past couple of years, we have seen organizations make a fundamental shift towards storing and managing their records in the cloud. As the internet continues to become the primary platform for conducting business, with collaborative tools and instant accessibility, the cloud makes increasingly more sense as the default location for data and records. collaboration records in the cloud in-place records management cybersecurity

Roles and Responsibilities for Records Management Programs

National Archives Records Express

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.

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.

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.

Tips for Choosing the Right Records Management Service

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Quality records management is a necessity for many business owners, and it can be difficult to know which vendors are the right fit for your business. It is important to understand that not all records management services are the same.

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?