Off the Record: Texting

Tune in monthly for a curated collection of articles we found interesting on a broad range of topics; some which are directly related to records management and others which might share common themes. No, we didn’t write these articles —hence the name of this series, “Off the Record”— but fortunately, we didn’t need to in…

Off the Record: Digitization & Legacy Paper Records

Tune in monthly for a curated collection of articles we found interesting on a broad range of topics; some which are directly related to records management and others which might share common themes. This month we are focusing on digitization and imaging projects… No, we didn’t write these articles —hence the name of this series,…

Managing Social Media Webinar Recording on YouTube

Now Available: Social Media Webinar Recording

Thank you to the over 200 viewers who attended our webinar on Managing Social Media Records last month! It’s fantastic to see that so many local governments and state agencies have an interest in capturing their social media records and managing their disposition.  We had some fine questions from the audience, and it was a…

Personnel File Bucketing

The Personnel File: Retention & Best Practices

Every state agency and local government creates and maintains employee records.  Often maintained in individual files for each employee, the personnel file is added to regularly throughout its active life, and it may often be consulted during its long inactive life.  We create and use personnel records to hire, re-hire, train, evaluate, compensate, address grievances,…