When was the last time a definition of records management left a person feeling inspired? August 24, 2012 just might be that time. A new memorandum issued by the US Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provided further direction to federal agencies for managing government records.
According to the memo, we should recognize that: Records are the foundation of open government, supporting the principles of transparency, participation, and collaboration. Well-managed records can be used to assess the impact of programs, to improve business processes, and to share knowledge across the Government.
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