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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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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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