E-Records Forum 2013: Implementing Gmail at UT Austin

This is the fourth post of a multi-part recap of the 2013 NAGARA E-Records Forum. Presentations from the E-Records Forum are available on the NAGARA website. Before it was even 20 years old, the original, legacy email system at UT Austin was ready to retire. It was slow, didn’t have room to store much, and…

Records Retention and E-mail: A Mandatory Municipal Training

For this article, we welcome guest blogger Amy Sanchez, Deputy City Secretary IV, City of Laredo, Texas. Amy describes her experience training over eight hundred city employees to manage email. Thank you for sharing, Amy! For approximately three weeks, three sessions per day, I taught 850 municipal employees about how to apply TSLAC’s records retention…

Final “Managing Your Email” Webinar

There are still spaces available for our third Managing Your Email webinar on Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 11:00 AM.  You can register on our website at http://www.tsl.texas.gov/apps/slrm/training/classes_local.php for local governments or http://www.tsl.texas.gov/apps/slrm/training/classes_state.php for state agencies. Or, if you can’t attend on the 26th, our first Managing Your Email webinar was recorded and can be…

FAQ: “How long do I keep email?”

By Angela Ossar, Government Information Analyst Revised 7/16/12 to reflect changes to administrative rules for correspondence. This week’s Question of the Week is the #1 most-asked question in the Records Management Assistance unit: “How long do I keep email?” The short answer is: you treat emails the same you would paper records, meaning that you…