I Failed to Expose the Failures of DoD 5015.02 Records Management Solutions – And Now Thousands of Afghans Will Pay with Their Lives

On August 11th the DoD Inspector General issued this report to the Department of Defense to ensure all members of the military were clear on their requirements for managing electronic records during the withdrawal from Afghanistan. On Page 4 of the report, the DoD IG specifically calls out the military’s requirement to manage records using DoD … More I Failed to Expose the Failures of DoD 5015.02 Records Management Solutions – And Now Thousands of Afghans Will Pay with Their Lives

The Presidential Records Management Directive, M-12-18 and the DoD 5015.2 Standard

For those of you who aren’t familiar with M-12-18, it is the Office of Management and Budget’s and NARA’s joint memorandum providing guidance for implementation of the Presidential Directive on Managing Federal Records released in November, 2011. Among the many requirements included in M-12-18 are two critical deadlines.  The first deadline is today, December 31, … More The Presidential Records Management Directive, M-12-18 and the DoD 5015.2 Standard

An Interview with Daryll Prescott – Task Force Lead for the Original DoD 5015.2 Records Management Standard

I was recently given the extraordinary opportunity to speak with Daryll Prescott, the lead officer in charge of the DoD’s original effort to standardize electronic records management across the entire Department of Defense.  The Task Force Daryll lead would eventually produce the first version of the DoD 5015.2 Electronic Records Management Software Applications Design Criteria … More An Interview with Daryll Prescott – Task Force Lead for the Original DoD 5015.2 Records Management Standard