electronic records

  • NARA seeks workforce reskilling, AI tools in weaning agencies off paper records

    The National Archives and Records Administration has a plan in place to retrain the records management workforce and make it easier for agencies to buy the tools they’ll need to make the transition to fully electronic records.

  • OMB, NARA nudge paperless government

    Paperless government starts at the front end, not when records go to storage. The National Archives and Records Administration is forcing agencies to do things differently.

  • Paper records phase-out looks to ‘accelerate digital transformation’

    A governmentwide push toward electronic records reduce storage costs and make it easier for members of the public to access archived information.

  • Agencies told to phase out paper records by December 2022

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Management and Budget has given agencies a timeline to switch from paper records, to electronic records.

  • Data hoarding & records management

    John Cofrancesco, vice president, Business Development at Active Navigation, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss records management and how his company can help federal agencies eliminate redundant, obsolete or trivial data.

  • NARA: Move to digital records ‘does not get cheaper,’ but easier to manage

    While the Trump administration expects agencies will spend less on records management in the long-term, NARA says agencies might save on time, but probably not money when transitioning to digital records.

  • NARA: Most agencies on-track to transition from paper to digital records

    The vast majority of agencies claim they’re on track to meet a key deadline in the path towards making the government less dependent on paper records, according to a new report from the National Archives and Records Administration.

  • 4 things every CIO should be paying attention to

    Austin Adams, vice president for public sector for Alfresco, highlights how agencies can improve the way they manage information in meeting a host of the administration’s requirements.

  • New roadmap envisions electronic record-keeping by 2020

    A new White House directive provides a roadmap for agencies to phase out the use of paper record-keeping by the end of the decade. By Dec. 31, 2019, federal agencies will be required, “to the fullest extent possible,” to manage records electronically — including digital forms of communication, such as email — according to a directive from the Office of Management and Budget and the National Archives and Records Administration.

  • NARA’s Electronic Records Archive boots up

    Development is done. Now the National Archives and Records Administration’s Electronics Record Archive is headed for deployment, but not quite as originally envisioned. NARA’s Paul Wester explains.