Records Management

‘Highly classified’ documents from Mar-a-Lago search lead lawmakers to call for damage assessment

This week, House lawmakers requested a briefing for a review and damage assessment following the recovery of documents at the former president's property in Florida.

Text messages are federal records and must be saved, DOD orders

After news that Jan. 6 insurrection-related texts were wiped from former Pentagon officials’ phones, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks ordered data on department devices must be retained. 

DOD's electronic health records rollout hits 30 percent completion

DOD has completed nearly one-third of its rollout of its new electronic health records system, with 42,000 active users in more than a dozen states.

Lawmakers back NARA in addressing DOD's records request backlog

Many records housed in a St. Louis facility are critical to veterans' benefits applications but can't be accessed remotely.

Sunshine Week bills includes automating Plum Book

Among the current crop of "Sunshine Week" bills are measures to continually update the Plum Book of federal appointments and to require the president to establish records management controls to store electronic messages in a way that they can later be searched and retrieved.

Is the end of My HealtheVet near?

The My HealtheVet tool used by more than 3 million veterans to access care at the Department of Veterans Affairs could be retired in favor of a tool from vendor Cerner as part of the agency's $16 billion electronic health record software upgrade.

Navy personnel gets social media, email rules refresher

The Navy CIO reminded department personnel in a recent memo about govermentwide and service policy regarding use of personal communications accounts to conduct official business.

CBP using latest tech to save on staff hours

Customs and Border Protection's email migration project is an example of emerging tech's practical payoffs.