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Incentivize an Imaging Project

Starting an imaging project might feel strenuous. However, it can be a fairly entertaining project for staff if it is managed correctly. How? As one my favorite professors ensured we understood… Incentives matter. Mrs. Patty This article will go over some practical tips for obtaining buy-in from your imaging staff that you may have not…

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Remote Training for Local Governments!

We are excited to announce that we will be conducting free introductory records management classes via Zoom for local governments on: Local Governments: Records Management Basics Tuesday, March 15, 2022 – 9:00a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Central) – Register here! These classes are free for local government employees in Texas. Visit our training page for registration…

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Archives Month: Web Archive (WARC) File Format

by Erica Rice It’s October, which means that it is once again time to celebrate American Archives Month! Throughout this month, the records management assistance unit will be taking a closer look into multidisciplinary issues that require input from both records managers and archivists—collaboration between these two professions is the key to solving many RIM-related…

Information Disaster Plan

Creation and maintenance of an information management disaster plan is a never-ending task. While it can be cumbersome, hard to obtain buy-in, and require an upfront cost, it is one of the most important documents that your office can create. Protecting your information is protecting your assets. You will be able to continue operations and…

Electronic Records, Third-Party Systems, and Contracts

(Authors: Maria Freed and Sarah Swanson) ⚠Content Disclaimer The guidance provided below does not constitute legal advice. Instead, it is intended to provide general information as a resource for records management teams. Take a moment to think about the systems your local government or agency uses to manage its electronic records. What would your ideal…

Creating Records At Home, Part III: Various Devices

Previously, we discussed Creating Records at Home, Part I: Microsoft Teams and Part 2: Zoom. In this article, we’re going to discuss the hypothetical situation of a records manager’s worst nightmare come true: employees creating records outside of the office’s network. A best practice for efficient managers is to analyze hypothetical risk to know how…