Artificial intelligence used to classify electronic documents

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has become the first government agency to operate wholly in the cloud – and is now using the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to automatically classify records and documents.  The project, called RADICAL (Record and Document Innovation and Capture – Artificial Learning), …

Microsoft Retention & Sensitivity Labels Are Powerful Tools

Despite the recent spate of interest in privacy and security in the consumer realm, these concerns extend beyond the personal realm. Organizations are increasingly cognizant of the need to protect sensitive information and to retain important information for business purposes. At the same time, they are equally eager to dispose …

NARA’s electronic records management deadline is approaching

We’re past the midway point of 2019 and the next records management deadline is rapidly approaching. Agencies have little time to ensure compliance with the mandates set by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) over six years ago. In order to reduce agencies’ reliance on paper-based processes, NARA issued …

Analog Records Management Challenges

Each year, the National Archives and Records Administration releases its Federal Agency Records Management (FARM) report.  The 2017 version, released in August 2018, shows that agencies are mostly on track for meeting upcoming records management deadlines that will shift the government towards a more modernized, digitally inclusive state. Despite their …