Day in the Life: Andrew Glass

I knew when joining the RMA unit that there was the occasional workday at the State Records Center. (I read about it on this blog!) This was a feature not a bug for me. So, when Sarah put out a call for extra hands for a workday at the State Records Center, I jumped on…

State Records Center Featured on Local Radio

We were pleased to see our own State Records Center building on Shoal Creek featured on the local radio station KUT 90.5 this morning. We were also pleased to see the comparison to the final scenes in the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark. Manager Michael Shea was interviewed and provided a tour to the…

UPDATED State Records Management Education Materials

We are pleased to announce the State Records Management Education Materials have been updated and are available on the Records Management Interagency Coordinating Council (RMICC) website. In 2014, RMICC identified a need to broadly disseminate information about records management requirements at state agencies and universities. Also, the council determined a need for a second document…

Recap of NAGARA Winter Regional Forum 2018

The National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) started a new initiative in 2017: organizing regional forums that provide live professional development opportunities to federal, state and local government employees around the country. Austin, Texas was lucky enough to land the winter regional forum this year, and on January 26, 78 attendees from…

Strategies to Protect your Records from Ransomware

Over the past several years, cyber criminals have hacked into records management systems at the federal, state, and local levels. Once the criminals gain access to the system, they plant a virus, causing problems when trying to retrieve records from these systems. The virus is a malicious string of software known as ransomware because after…

Coming Up: NAGARA 2018 Winter Regional Forum

Join us on Friday, January 26 in Georgetown, TX for the 2018 Winter Regional Forum hosted by the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA). Several TSLAC employees from our division as well as our archivists helped plan this exciting day of training sessions located in our own backyard. Themes for the program…

e-Records 2017: Video and Wrap Up

To close out this year’s e-Records Conference coverage, here is a listing of all the session recaps and a video produced by TSLAC’s Communications team. We hope you enjoyed the conference and look forward to next year! Presentation materials from the conference are available on the e-Records 2017 website. Information Governance: Take Control and Succeed…

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…