e-Records 2012: Leadership

This article is the sixth and final in a series of recaps of the 2012 e-Records Conference, a conference dedicated to electronic records management that has been co-sponsored by TSLAC and the Department of Information Resources since 2000. Presentations from the e-Records Conference are available on the e-Records 2012 website. By Angela Ossar, Government Information…

e-Records 2012: An Information Exchange Primer

This article is the fifth in a series of recaps of the 2012 e-Records Conference, a conference dedicated to electronic records management that has been co-sponsored by TSLAC and the Department of Information Resources since 2000. Presentations from the e-Records Conference are available on the e-Records 2012 website. By Angela Ossar, Government Information Analyst I…

e-Records 2012: Managing the Hard to Manage

This article is the fourth in a series of recaps of the 2012 e-Records Conference, a conference dedicated to electronic records management that has been co-sponsored by TSLAC and the Department of Information Resources since 2000. Presentations from the e-Records Conference are available on the e-Records 2012 website. By Angela Ossar, Government Information Analyst A…

e-Records 2012: DIR Answers Your Questions about Social Media, Cloud, and Mobility

If you have burning questions about social media, cloud storage, and mobile devices and their implications for records managers, keep reading. Most of the questions we receive on this subject were addressed in the panel discussion “Emerging Technologies Panel: Policies and Records Management Challenges – Social Media, Cloud, and Mobility.”

On Social Media Records Retention: […]

e-Records 2012: The Fascinating (and a Little Frightening) World of Computer Forensics

I think I speak for everyone in Craig Ball’s session, “e-Discovery: Nerdy Things You Should Know About Computer Forensics,” when I say that computer forensics (when explained right) is downright riveting.

Ninety-two percent of information is born digital. This means that, increasingly, forensic evidence is digital. In a rousing afternoon session, Ball talked about the treasure trove of evidence that we leave behind when we use computers and smart phones, and introduced computer forensics as the way that we find the story behind the human drama of what people see, hide, steal, and think – essentially, using our digital fingerprints to read minds.

Sometimes these fingerprints are more overt than others, […]