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NARA Drives Records Digitization, Data Management Efforts

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The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is ramping up efforts to support massive amounts of electronic records as part of a digital archiving initiative. NARA is coordinating with the Chief Data Officers Council on implementing data management practices while working to establish Electronic Records Archives 2.0, which will manage the storage, transfer and scheduling of electronic records from agencies.

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Ginnie Mae Awards CGI BPA to Establish Digital Transformation Strategy; Stefan Becker Quoted

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CGI has been awarded a one-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) by the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) within the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support the Digital Asset Management Solution (DAMS). The BPA has included four option years. Under the BPA, CGI will help Ginnie Mae establish an enterprise-wide strategy for document, record and content management.

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Nat’l Archives & Records Administration Puts Focus on Records Digitization

Laurence Brewer, chief records officer of the National Archives and Records Administration, said that the agency will fully transition into digital records management during a conference in Washington, D.C., Federal News Network reported Tuesday. Brewer added that the NARA will retrain its workforce to handle electronic records and discontinue its acceptance of hard copies by December 2022. 

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NARA, GSA Seek to Simplify Records Management Software Procurement With New Tool

The National Archives and Records Administration and the General Services Administration have partnered to create a market research tool to help agencies identify and acquire electronic and physical records management software and services, Nextgov reported Thursday. To support the effort, NARA and GSA formed a new special item number for electronic records management under Schedule 36 and are now planning to unveil the “ERM Solutions” contract vehicle on GSA’s Discovery website.

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OMB, NARA Issue Electronic Recordkeeping Directive to Federal Agencies

The Office of Management and Budget and the National Archives and Records Administration have issued a four-page memo instructing all federal agencies to migrate from paper-based documentation to an electronic records management system by Dec. 31.

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NARA Eyes Blockchain to Maintain ‘Real’ Information

The National Archives and Records Administration is looking at blockchain technology to change how it authenticates images and videos amid the rise of deepfake, Federal News Network reported Monday. The move follows the launch of machine learning algorithms designed to manipulate images and audio to make realistic videos of people talking about something or performing activities. 

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