By the time Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom LaBonge left office last June, he had amassed over 100 boxes of documents and files during his 14-year term. Where are they now?
A new report written by Digital Clarity Group and sponsored by DotCMS gave new meaning to trying to do your job with one hand tied behind your back.
Treasure Coast Newspapers, or TCN, recently completed a six-month investigation into how the city of Port St. Lucie, Fla., handles public records requests. It discovered that, "The local government is more opaque than transparent," and that it can take months to receive something as simple as a single report from Animal Control Services.
Questions arose last month when members of the Wisconsin Public Records Board quietly changed the definition of what constitutes "transitory records," suddenly making communications via email, text or private social media unavailable for review under open records laws. Following a spate of public outcry, the Board voted unanimously Monday to rescind the changes and restore the original definition that's been on the books since 2010.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio tasked his administration with digitizing all the documents flung hither and yon around the state leading to the discovery of some interesting historical documents, some too old to be scanned because of the danger they'll fall apart during the scanning process.
In what may be one of the most innovative ways to securely share content between public safety agencies, the City of Houston rolled out a collaboration solution that allows first responders to deliver important files and data via a local television station's broadcasting signal.
You don't want important information walking out the door locked in the brains of workers who leave the company.
We're coming to that time of the year when IT professionals and analysts look back at the year in tech and ahead at what the new year will bring.
A new U.S. retail benchmarking study released by digital experience firm Episerver revealed that a smart product content management strategy is what it takes to attract customers in the digital space.
Federal recordkeeping risks are growing, creating the need for agencies to manage their full range of content including email, text and instant messages, Web content, videos and various social media channels. I caught up with Dan Thompson, public sector compliance spokesman for cloud-based archiving solutions firm Smarsh, to find out what companies need to be thinking about now and for the future.