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The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) will no longer accept analog records from federal agencies after December 31, 2022. Indeed, NARA is doing its best to go all-in on electronic records retention. It’s strategic plan for 2018-2022 includes digitizing “billions of pages of records...

According to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), "Temporary records are those records that NARA approves for either immediate disposal or for disposal after a specified time or event." Temporary records are no easier to manage than permanent records, and in some ways, they may...

June 15, 2019 – Duluth, GA – Peniel Solutions, LLC (PSL), a leading provider of records management and digitization services, is pleased to announce that it has been granted certification under ISO/IEC 27002 by global certification authority G-Certi. The ISO/IEC 27017:2015 standard offers guidelines for establishing...

When creating records, especially those intended for long-term preservation and archiving, records managers must consider an enormous number of variables to ensure the records will serve their intended purpose. This is particularly true when creating an electronic version of a physical or analog record (for...

With the urgency imposed by NARA on federal agencies to store and manage permanent electronic records in a native electronic format this year, many agencies may find themselves tempted to assess potential solutions according to what’s easiest (cheapest, fastest, least work) rather than what’s best....

Federal agencies are facing pressing document management mandates from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Specifically, NARA has been tasked with guiding federal agencies toward meeting the Managing Government Records Directive, using existing technology where feasible. That means they must be managing all permanent...