The number of original classification decisions by federal officials during fiscal 2010 continued in its years-long decline while the number of recorded derivative classifications decisions carried on with explosive growth, data from the National Archives and Records Administration shows.
Archiving of electronic records--in fact, archiving of any type of record--continues to be problematic within federal agencies, says NARA.
The program plan for the integrated electronic health records system underwent "a bit of a re-do" in order to prioritize portions of the iEHR implementation, said VA CIO Roger Baker.
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...
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...
The National Science Foundation's national center for science and engineering statistics is updating its dissemination programs to improve data user engagement. But according to a new report, the
In the 2 years since the National Archives and Records Administration created the National Declassification Center, 70 percent of its document backlog was assessed, but review efforts could slow or
Federal agencies are more quickly processing Freedom of Information Act requests, but the speed of processing doesn't mean agencies are more transparent. A comparison of 2008 to 2010 FOIA data at 15
Three federal agencies are creating a common web portal for Freedom of Information Act requests with the intention of launching it in fall 2012. The $1.3 million portal, being built mostly with funds
The increasing pervasiveness of information filtering via social networks has implications for American democracy, said David Weinberger, a senior researcher with the Harvard Berkman Center for...