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Records Management News

Cobol: Can it help your agency?

Micro Focus' Tod Thompkins, joins host John Gilroy to talk about launching and maintaining complex IT systems, in the age of austerity.
October 25, 2011

Tuesday - 10/25/2011, 07:06pm EDT
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Archives opens massive new center for government personnel files

Bryan McGraw, the director of the archival program at the NPRC, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the opening of a new facility dedicated to government personnel files.

Wednesday - 10/19/2011, 10:00am EDT
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Handling 'Big Data'

GCE Federal Presdient Ray Muslimani talks about data storage with host John Gilroy.
October 18, 2011

Tuesday - 10/18/2011, 08:27pm EDT
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A tale of two (Maryland) schools

Host Mark Amtower is joined by Ellen Hemmerly, executive director of BWTech at the UMBC Research and Technology Park, and Capitol College President and CEO Mike Wood.
October 17, 2011(Encore presentation November 28, 2011)

Monday - 10/17/2011, 07:34pm EDT
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New IT helps USDA's Risk Management Agency survive data deluge

A record year for insurance crop claims pushes RMA's systems to the brink. Chad Sheridan, RMA's CIO, said recent modernization efforts kept the agency's systems processing and paying claims.
October 6,2011

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 08:16pm EDT
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Changes in software development

Richard Cheng, lead of the Agile Center of Excellence at Excella, joins host John Gilroy to talk about developing software in today's rapidly changing technology environment.
October 4, 2011

Tuesday - 10/04/2011, 08:57pm EDT
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With email migration done, GSA turns to other cloud services

Agency CIO Casey Coleman said the move to Google's gmail went smoothly and is 99 percent complete. GSA recently hired another cloud service provider to host collaboration tools. Coleman said the agency now is looking at legacy business systems.
September 22, 2011

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 09:41pm EDT
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OPM moving out of IT status quo

Matt Perry is making wide-ranging effort to improve the Office of Personnel Management's technology infrastructure. This includes data storage and analytics to make processing HR information easier.
September 15, 2011

Thursday - 09/15/2011, 08:09pm EDT

Feds' $60B sacrifice might not be enough

Jessica Klement, chief lobbyist for the Federal Managers Association and Federal Times senior writer Steve Losey join host Mike Causey on today's program.
September 14, 2011

Wednesday - 09/14/2011, 09:26pm EDT
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Arlington on its way to single burial database

A year after a scandal upended the leadership at Arlington National Cemetery, the Army is making swift progress toward creating a single database of all those interred at the site. Soldiers are using iPhones to record information and submit it to analysts to check the data against existing records.

Friday - 09/02/2011, 05:15am EDT
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Archives record center in Suitland braces for double whammy

A small team in hardhats is fulfilling emergency requests at the National Archives' Washington National Records Center in Suitland, Maryland, which is otherwise closed. The warehouse sustained damage from Tuesday's earthquake, but no records were harmed. Hurricane Irene, however, poses new threats of water damage.

Friday - 08/26/2011, 02:42pm EDT
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NARA: Records management not one size fits all

Paul Wester, the chief records officer for the government at NARA, joined the Federal Drive to discuss recent allegations that the Securities and Exchange Commission improperly disposed of documents and how agencies can avoid breaking the rules, themselves.

Tuesday - 08/23/2011, 08:12am EDT
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Did the SEC improperly destroy documents?

The Securities and Exchange Commission is under scrutiny for allegedly destroying document without authorization from the National Archives.

Friday - 08/19/2011, 11:16am EDT

USDA grows quick wins in records management

USDA's Rodger Matthews discusses records management of social media, balancing open access with security requirements, and quick wins that federal agencies can do to improve their programs.

Wednesday - 06/08/2011, 10:41am EDT
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DoD benefitting from BRAC-inspired IT upgrades

Moving into a new building has allowed DISA to revamp its technology infrastructure, including consolidating circuits, servers and paper records. The Joint Task Force, National Capital Region Medical is building a new network to carry health data and applications for three services to share. Both organizations say without BRAC, these changes would have taken longer to happen.

Tuesday - 05/10/2011, 10:52am EDT
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GSA issues RFP for three cloud services

The blanket purchase agreement could be worth $2.5 billion over five years. GSA wants vendors to bid on email-as-a-service, office automation and records management.

Tuesday - 05/10/2011, 07:17am EDT
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Cloud computing e-discovery risks a concern

The Justice Department and NARA are paying close attention to GSA, USDA and others in how they implement email and data storage on private sector clouds. Agencies should address potential data storage, collection and access issues during the development of the solicitation.

Tuesday - 04/12/2011, 07:28am EDT
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Social media challenges agency records management

Agencies are increasingly using social media in their work. But platforms like Facebook and Twitter offer challenges to records management.

Tuesday - 04/05/2011, 02:00pm EDT

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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