October 22, 2014

NARA: Archives Crowdsources Advice on Federal e-Records Management

From NextGov: Ensuring electronic records management practices apply broadly across agency divisions and mandating a chief records officer serve at each agency are the most popular recommendations in a crowdsourced survey of best practices sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration. The National Archives launched the IdeaScale page on Feb. 16 in response to […]

National Archives of Australia Shares Records Digitization Strategy With Release of Digital Continuity Plan

From iTnews.com.au: The National Archives of Australia has outlined a plan to reduce the dependency of government agencies on paper records, saving up to $200 million a year in physical storage costs. The Director General of the National Archives, David Fricker, said he hoped to drive a coordinated and strategic approach to digital information management […]

Bloomberg Quietly Launches Cloud-Based E-Mail/IM Archiving Service; Uses Biometric Authentication

From a Financial Times Article: Bloomberg, the financial data and news group, is looking to use the expertise gleaned from managing the messaging service on its familiar black terminals to tap that growing demand. Its experience shows the sheer scale of the challenge facing companies contemplating their message archiving options: Bloomberg’s 300,000 subscribers already send […]