Interview with Mark Myers on the TDA pt. 2

This is the second in a two-part series exploring the Texas Digital Archive (TDA) with Electronic Records Specialist Mark Myers of the Archives and Information Services (ARIS) division at TSLAC. Mark is responsible for ingesting electronic records into the TDA. Part one can be viewed here. 1. What happens to records once they are received…

e-Records 2017: “How to Succeed at Information Governance in the Cloud”

This is the final post of a multi-part recap of the 2017 e-Records Conference. Presentation materials from the conference are available on the e-Records 2017 website. Information Governance: Take Control and Succeed The Public Information Act and Updates from 85th Legislative Session TSLAC Wants Your Electronic Records Establishing Information Governance for Local Governments in Microsoft…

e-Records 2017: “Big Data vs. Information Security: Bringing Peace to Conflict”

This is the sixth post of a multi-part recap of the 2017 e-Records Conference. Presentation materials from the conference are available on the e-Records 2017 website. Information Governance: Take Control and Succeed The Public Information Act and Updates from 85th Legislative Session TSLAC Wants Your Electronic Records Establishing Information Governance for Local Governments in Microsoft…

Cloud Storage

What is the Cloud? In our daily consulting, we often get asked questions about using the Cloud as a means of storing records. When we throw around the term “cloud storage,” we’re really talking about cloud computing, which encompasses cloud storage, or “renting” space on a server for storage; but cloud computing is much bigger.…

Infolinx Update: Let’s Get Functional

This is the second in a series of articles that will be written by different members of the team who are involved in the implementation of Infolinx. This article was written by Erica Wilson, Government Information Analyst. It’s been a while since we broke the news about Infolinx: our new records center storage, retention schedule,…

Using Cloud Services: Three Case Studies

One recurring theme emerged from two conferences we recently attended: there’s no single out-of-the-box solution that will handle all aspects of electronic records management and digital preservation.

Having said that, we recently heard three different case studies of organizations using cloud services in innovative ways to meet various requirements of ARMA’s Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles (“The Principles,” formerly “GARP”) and ISO 16363 (the Trusted Digital Repository standards we recently wrote about).

Using “The Principles” to Select a Cloud Provider