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Deloitte’s Chris Knox Joins National Archives-Led FOIA Advisory Committee

The Archivist of the United States has named Chris Knox, managing director in Deloitte‘s transactions and business analytics segment, as a member of the Freedom of Information Act Advisory Committee. Deloitte said Monday 20 voting members serve on the National Archives and Records Administration-led FOIA committee to study FOIA matters, recommend action and provide advice for the administration. “Throughout …

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National Archives & Records Administration Seeks New CTO

The National Archives and Records Administration has started its search for a new chief technology officer under the agency’s information services office. NARA said in a notice posted June 9 on USAJobs the new CTO will manage the agency’s architecture and technology management division and serve as an adviser to the chief …

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ViON’s Rob Davies: Cloud Mgmt, Support Issues Must Be Laid Out in SLA

Rob Davies, executive vice president of operations at ViON Corp., suggests that the issues of cloud management responsibilities must be specified from the outset of a contract, CIO reported Wednesday. During a panel discussion hosted by Federal News Radio Davies expressed that service level agreements must define the expectations of …

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Laurence Brewer Promoted to Full-Time US Chief Records Officer

Laurence Brewer, acting U.S. chief records officer since October 2015, will assume full-time duties as CRO of the U.S. government beginning May 1. Brewer will collaborate with agencies to manage government records and further the Managing Government Records Directive goals, the National Archives and Records Administration said Friday. “Laurence’s experience in …

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GSA Program Adds 10 Agency-Specific Dashboards to Online Analytics Platform

The General Services Administration‘s Digital Analytics Program has introduced 10 agency-specific dashboards to an online tool that works to collect analytics data on Web traffic to government agencies’ websites. An article posted Thursday said the dashboards added to the analytics.usa.gov aim to provide information on the public’s interaction with websites of specific agencies. Tim …

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NARA, Public Interest Declassification Board Eye Automation for Govt Doc Analysis

The National Archives and Records Administration and the Public Interest Declassification Board are exploring the use of automation tools to declassify some government documents, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes the software tools perform initial document review to help human analysts make decisions on the redaction, reclassification or release of the materials. “Automation can …

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NIST Issues Final Guidance on CUI Protection in Nonfederal Systems

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has finalized its guidance on how to implement measures to protect sensitive federal information in the hands of government contractors. NIST said Friday it worked with the National Archives and Records Administration to develop the “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations” (NIST Special …

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NARA Releases Electronic Messaging Guide Draft

The National Archives and Records Administration has published new guidance for federal agencies to manage electronic messages that have been transmitted in the course of doing public business. NARA said its draft bulletin covers the management of text, voicemail, chat and instant messages through mobile apps, social media and other …

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