30 Jun What Are ‘Sustainable Formats’ For Electronic Records, Part 1?
As the number of federal records continues to increase, and agencies are required to create and maintain electronic versions of a larger portion of these documents, it’s important to choose “sustainable formats.” In other words, what happens to a record slated for long-term storage if it’s kept in a format that becomes obsolete in coming years? The record may then itself become unusable, unintelligible, or be stripped of important content/information (like metadata).
Instead, sustainable formats increase the likelihood that electronic records will continue to be accessible and usable through the record’s lifecycle and throughout the organization’s lifespan.
Read the full post on our TransAccessDM blog.