03 Sep Understanding And Addressing The Risks Imposed By NARA’s Ambitious Electronic Records Management Deadline
With the M-19-21 memorandum issued in June 2019, the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) put federal agencies on notice: by 2022, they must be managing all permanent records in electronic format, with metadata, and they must be managing all temporary records in electronic format or storing them in approved commercial records storage facilities.
Given the size of this task – and the fact that the effort is largely unfunded at this point – 2022 does not offer a lot of time to make this transition. Further, the scope of the requirements compared to the time available creates risks that federal agencies need to understand if they are to meet this mandate.
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