Still Developing Your Electronic Records Management Plan?


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Many federal agencies are still struggling with National Archives and Records Administration’s (NARA) directive that mandates that all agencies must have plans to manage all electronic records by December 31, 2013.  What does this mean?  Inside Counsel has put some thought into that question.

…both [public and private sector organizations] are aligned in their goal to proactively manage information more effectively. Not surprisingly, both are seeking better technology approaches such as data archiving and cloud computing to help them address new and often more stringent record keeping requirements. Given the dramatic growth of worldwide data, organizations must turn to these kinds of technology solutions to automate retention policies that were once manual.

Read the rest of the article to hear more about this process, but we’d also like to highlight their recommendation to attend the E-Discovery and Government Education (EDGE Summit) to be held in Washington, D.C. on June 11.  Could be a great chance to rub shoulders with big thinkers and decision makers in the period running up to this requirement.

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