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NARA offers cloud computing guidelines to agencies

One of the big questions for agencies considering cloud computing is how to ensure the information in the cloud is documented. The National Archives is providing answers.

Thursday - 09/23/2010, 03:03pm EDT

Agencies embrace Web 2.0

Federal agencies' use of blogs, social networking and other web-based technology can help create a more transparent government. But how have agencies embraced Web 2.0 tools? A study by NARA assesses agencies' use of social media.

Wednesday - 09/22/2010, 04:00pm EDT

What the Constitution and beef jerky have in common

The Federal Drive has learned the Constitution of the United States might smell a lot like beef jerky. Kitty Nicholson, supervisory conservator with the National Archives, explains why.

Friday - 09/17/2010, 10:13am EDT
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NARA addresses electronic records static

NARA says the Electronic Records Archive is at risk if they build it and agencies don't use it. We get details from NARA's Meg Phillips and Charles Piercy.

Monday - 09/13/2010, 09:31am EDT
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Best Places to Work released for 2010

The annual rankings of the best (and worst) places to work in the federal government are out. We get details from Max Stier with the Partnership for Public Service

Wednesday - 09/01/2010, 10:08am EDT
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What's the best place to work in the federal government?

The Partnership for Public Service along with the Institute for the Study of Public Policy Implementation at American University released its annual rankings of the best places to work in the federal government.

Tuesday - 08/31/2010, 08:57pm EDT
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OMB targets fixes for mission critical IT projects

The Office of Management and Budget is throwing a lifeline, of sorts, to 15 agencies who have IT projects that are on its high-risk list. Federal CIO Vivek Kundra said the 26 projects on his new high priority list are mission critical. He said some extra attention now could reap dividends down the road when those projects finally realize their long-awaited potential.

Tuesday - 08/24/2010, 06:19am EDT
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Paul: Information Sharing Environment expanding

Changes in technology, culture and conditions necessitate not only an update, but growth for the three-year old office.

Thursday - 08/12/2010, 07:51pm EDT
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Paul to lead new information sharing strategy effort

The Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment says the three-year-old document needs to be updated and expanded. This effort is one of five priorities Kshmendra Paul shares in his exclusive interview with Federal News Radio, a month into his new role.

Wednesday - 08/11/2010, 07:18am EDT
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NARA declassifies 8 million pages

The newly-created National Declassification Center has processed and published 2% of the documents it is tasked with releasing. The center released a status report detailing its progress and the steps it plans to take in the future.

Tuesday - 07/27/2010, 04:54pm EDT

NARA declassification chief tackles backlog

For years, a huge backlog of government agency documents in need of declassification has piled up at the National Archives and Records Administration. Now, however, a woman whose name is familiar in the federal declassification community is on board at NARA, taking the first steps toward whittling away at that backlog of 410 million pages of documents by a seemingly impossible deadline set in the law.

Friday - 07/23/2010, 07:11am EDT
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Federal Register set to unveil extreme makeover

Just in time for its 75th anniversary in a little more than 10 days, the Federal Register is set to unveil an entirely new look -- online. And in keeping with the Obama Administration's emphasis on the Open Government Initiative, and using the tools of social collaboration, the new FederalRegister.gov is expected to be the result of wider citizen participation.

Friday - 07/16/2010, 07:09am EDT
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Extreme makeover coming to the Federal Register

The official daily newspaper of the federal government is making some drastic improvements to its Web site -- just in time for its 75th anniversary.

Tuesday - 07/13/2010, 06:00am EDT

Cool Jobs: NARA's Nicholson preserves our most important documents

All this week, in our special week-long series, "Cool Jobs in Government, " Federal News Radio uncovers and highlights some of the most interesting and unorthodox ways feds spend their days. This afternoon, we meet Kitty Nicholson of the National Archives and Records Administration.

Monday - 07/12/2010, 02:18pm EDT
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National Archives attorney offers e-mail counsel

Current federal regulations are fairly explicit on the kinds of federal agency records that must be kept by law. But what happens when the law hasn't kept up with changes in communications in the Internet age? A government attorney who has helped almost every federal agency comply with records management regulations addresses a recent National Archives conference.

Monday - 05/17/2010, 06:43am EDT
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OMB's Sunstein links records and open government

The Obama Administration believes that one of the major planks of an open and transparent government is the ready access to public information by citizens. One of the top federal officials involved in managing the federal government's rules and regulations says those who maintain the government's paper and electronic records are the "backbone of a transparent and open government."

Thursday - 05/13/2010, 07:04am EDT
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National Archives are 'backbone of transparency'

WFED's Max Cacas reports.

Wednesday - 05/12/2010, 06:44pm EDT
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Archives uses Web 2.0 to write Open Government Plan

NARA launched Web 2.0 tools, asking for the public's help with writing its Open Government Plan. The agency's chief digital access strategist discusses the suprising response they got.

Tuesday - 05/11/2010, 07:45pm EDT
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eRecords at risk: NARA report

NARA finds the Federal Government does not consistently manage its records and information - particularly its electronic records - well enough to meet business needs, protect rights or assure accountability, and ensure the continued preservation and access of permanently valuable records. Laurence Brewer is the Director of the Life Cycle Management Division at NARA explains

Friday - 04/23/2010, 09:43am EDT
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Agencies classifying less information

NARA's new report to the President finds that fewer individuals are receiving classification authority. The document also says a majority of the information that is classified likely will stay secret for 10 years or less.

Friday - 04/16/2010, 05:02pm EDT
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