Archive for August, 2012

Federal Document Archiving Will Go Open Source in the Cloud by 2019

August 24, 2012

“Federal agencies have until the end of 2019 to adopt systems that store and manage all electronic records in formats that will keep them safe and searchable for future generations, according to a White House directive released Friday.”  [more]  (from Nextgov via Mashable 8/24/2012)

From the 8/24/2012 Directive:

Goal 1: Require Electronic Recordkeeping to Ensure Transparency, Efficiency, and Accountability

Goal2: Demonstrate Compliance with Federal Records Management Statutes and Regulations