New General Schedule for Your Input

Rebekkah Shaw General Retention Schedules Leave a Comment

As part of the General Schedule Update Project, the Utah State Archives is proposing a new schedule for your consideration. This is in addition to the Legal Counsel Records, the Burial Records and Cemetery Records previously posted. We would like these to be submitted to the State Records Committee’s April 9th meeting. This schedule is meant as a sister schedule …

General Schedules for Your Input

Rebekkah Shaw Records Management Leave a Comment

As part of the General Schedule Update Project, the Utah State Archives is proposing the following changes to the general retention schedules for records management related information as well as construction records. We appreciate your input. -Information Governance Records- Records used in establishing and implementing records management practices. Included are inventories, finding aids, records management procedures and related information. SG …

eDiscovery, Litigation, and Utah's Retention Schedules

jbulloughrm Records Management Leave a Comment

On September 22nd I attended the Intermountain eDiscovery 2011 conference in Salt Lake City. At the conference Ralph C. Losey, of Jackson Lewis LLP, discussed the challenges and latest solutions to electronic discovery. Three significant points were: 1) If you “reasonably” expect litigation, then you must stop all records destruction; 2) In Manhattan it is considered gross negligence if an IT …

Federal Records Management Audited

Susan Mumford News and Events Leave a Comment

A Government Accountability Office (GAO) audit completed in October shows that nearly 80% of government agencies are at risk of illegally destroying public records and that there are hefty volumes of records needing preservation and care before they are permanently lost or damaged. Prompted by the loss of the Wright brothers’ original patent, as well as maps for atomic bomb …