David Ferriero

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White House issues records management directive

The Obama administration issued a comprehensive records management directive Aug. 24, which sets a variety of records management goals for agencies while previewing further guidance and rules from the National Archives and Records Administration. The first deadline for agencies comes Nov. 15, according to a memorandum (.pdf) from Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget Jeffrey Zients and Archivist of the United States David Ferriero.

Electronic records archiving still problematic

Archiving of electronic records--in fact, archiving of any type of record--continues to be problematic within federal agencies, says NARA.

Ferriero previews governmentwide records management directive

Agencies can expect the National Archives and Records Administration and the Office of Management and Budget to issue significant records management reforms by July 25. “I can’t predict...

Audio: NARA working with CIO council, says Ferriero

In mid-February, the National Archives and Records Administration set up an IdeaScale forum to crowdsource ways to improve records management. During an April 4 keynote at the FOSE conference in...

OMB: Records management directive coming

A Nov. 28 presidential memorandum unveiled an Office of Management and Budget effort to reform records management, which will culminate in the issuance of a records management directive in summer

Ferriero: Strong records management key to open government

The National Archive and Records Administration is using the principles of strong records management to promote openness, said its Chief Archivist David Ferriero, while speaking Oct. 17 at ARMA, in

Cellular data network signals penetrate White House

Although policy prohibits them from doing so, White House officials could use personal mobile devices connected to commercial cellular networks to make electronic communications not captured by the

Ferriero: Electronic records archiving in crisis

Electronic records face an archiving crisis, said Archivist David Ferriero while speaking March 18 at a Washington, D.C.. event put on by the Center for American Progress and OpenTheGovernment.org. A

NARA announces reorganization

The National Archives and Records Administration announced March 1 a reorganization that includes creation of a chief records officer and an office of open government. The reorganization, said

GAO: 'Significant' cybersecurity weaknesses at NARA

A whole slew of cybersecurity problems plague the National Archives and Records Administration, says the GAO in a Oct. 21 report. An almost yearlong assessment of security controls by GAO auditors