Revised Sample Electronic Records and Imaging Policy

One of the most common things that records management analysts work with state and local governments on is developing and adopting policies for electronic records. As more and more agencies complete their work electronically (whether through creating digital records using word-processing software, digital cameras, or other born-digital methods, or through scanning existing paper records), it…

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Social Media Apps, Direct Messaging, and Public Records

Endgadget posted and article in November about Twitter’s direct messaging application and being allowed to direct message anyone in Twitter. http://www.engadget.com/2013/11/19/twitter-pulls-messaging-non-followers/  Social media allows interactions among users, sometimes positive, sometimes not. Direct messaging is a tool that allows people to directly contact another person within the application and it is only visible to the receiving…

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Four Steps for the Evaluation of a Filing System

We are having fun presenting our workshop, “From Filing Cabinet to Desktop PC: Organizing Your Digital and Paper Files,” to local and state records managers around North Carolina. For those records managers who missed the workshop, here are the four recommended steps for the evaluation of your current filing system: Step one: “Clear the decks.”…