RIM-brain in Movies and TV

Ah, working from home! A great time to enjoy the creature comforts of our dwellings. But when your workplace is also your leisure space, wires can be crossed and you may develop what I’m calling “RIM-Brain.” A leisure activity like watching movies takes on larger implications as the RIM-Brain takes over. In short, some of…

Welcome to Brady Cox and Rebecca Hanna

In the course of a month, RMA welcomed two new Government Information Analysts to the Records Management Assistance Unit. Though they were onboarded during a stay-at-home order, both have been able to make immediate contributions. Brady Cox Brady Cox joins us fresh from receiving his second master’s degree, an MSIS from the University of Texas…

Customizing Your Local Government Retention Schedule

Post for state agencies coming soon. Local governments are afforded a lot of leeway when adopting TSLAC’s Local Government Schedules. It may seem daunting at first to familiarize yourself with, and meet the mandatory minimums, of 100 or even 1000 record series, but it doesn’t have to be. Customization is still king Before September 1,…

RIM Month Fun: Memes

SLRM likes to make a fun post every April to celebrate RIM month. In the past, we’ve done Emoji Retention and RIM Mad Libs. It’s been a difficult RIM Month 2020 – with event cancellations, folks working from home, and everyone figuring out new workflows to serve Texans. We could all use a mirthful chuckle…

Andrew’s Favorite Retention Series: Software Programs

In this blog series, TSLAC analysts highlight and extol the virtues of their favorite record series. Across 12 local retention schedules and 152 certified and unique state agency retention schedules, there are a lot of series to choose from for your favorite. My favorite holds an incredibly special place in my heart, for this series…

Thank You, El Paso CAD

Last week three TSLAC Government Information Analysts were given the opportunity to travel as far from Austin as you possibly can without leaving the state of Texas. We visited the El Paso Central Appraisal District to conduct two days of records management training. What fun! El Paso is a beautiful place filled with big-hearted people.…