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 …

CIOs urge collaboration through governance & cost saving

Enterprise information technology governance is about more than just establishing a set of rules and structures for IT gets purchased and used in government, state IT leaders say. On a new episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, Alabama CIO Jim Purcell says his agency has worked to establish IT governance as …

The Future of Computing Must Have Innovation in Energy

Unless we find a new form of electronic technology that uses less energy, computing will become limited by an “energy crunch” within decades. There’s little doubt the information technology revolution has improved our lives. But unless we find a new form of electronic technology that uses less energy, computing will …

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 …

6 Knowledge Management Predictions for 2019

As 2018 slips into the rear view mirror, knowledge management and information technology executives are looking to the future. Here, they reflect on the changes ahead in 2019 spanning AI, content management, blockchain, process automation, and more. The era of the monolithic, single enterprise content management system has come to an end: …