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Louisiana Historical Association Workshop

posted Aug 2, 2018, 7:37 PM by GNO ARMA

The Louisiana Historical Association’s Ad Hoc Committee on Preserving Louisiana’s Archival Heritage has issued a “Statement of Action” (see www.lahistory.org ) for the project History Lost? Saving Louisiana’s Archival Heritage with objectives and timelines for the effective implementation of the Statement’s actions, adopted by the LHA and the Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association (LAMA). As part of this initiative, the Society of American Archivists Foundation has awarded a grant to LHA to host a workshop to train spokespersons for the project.

This one-day workshop will be held Friday, October 5, 2018, at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Lunch will be provided to attendees. There is no cost to participants and a limited number of workshop stipends are available to offset travel expenses. Please apply as soon as possible because space is very limited.
>>Please see attached PDF for more information.

Job Posting for Records and Information Governance Manager

posted May 21, 2018, 9:38 PM by GNO ARMA

Position Summary:

One of the region’s leading law firms is seeking a dynamic, innovation-driven professional to join its growing management team.  The Baton Rouge-based Information Governance and Client Records Manager will work with attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, and staff to develop, implement, and continuously improve the organization’s processes, procedures and controls which manage and govern information and client records throughout their legal lifecycle.  The Manager will interact with all facets of the law firm in all offices (Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Houston, Shreveport, and Lake Charles).  The successful candidate will enjoy a rewarding career opportunity in the legal industry, while helping achieve compliance with evolving law firm standards and regulations. Experience working in Information Governance (IG) and Records Information Management (RIM) issues is preferred, but not required. 

See the attachment for more information about the Kean Miller position.

Don't forget: The Latest on Cloud Computing

posted Mar 20, 2018, 11:55 AM by David Honeman

If you reserved your spot, please remember to tune in tomorrow. Look for an email with a link to the Zoom presentation!

George Dunn to speak for April 18 presentation

posted Mar 20, 2018, 11:52 AM by David Honeman

GNO-ARMA is pleased to announce we will host speaker and consultant, George Dunn. Dunn, President of CRE8 Independent Consultants is an internationally recognized consultant, speaker, instructor, contributing editor, and author on paperless technologies, business process innovation, and complex computer replacement strategies. He has worked with hundreds of organizations and trained thousands of individuals in the above areas. Mr. Dunn has twenty five years in the industry with leading organizations such as CRE8 Incorporated, GTE, Wang Labs, and KPMG Peat Marwick. Mr. Dunn is certified in: Lean, Six Sigma, Total Quality Management, Business Process Management, Re-engineering, Electronic Document/Content Management, Workflow, Management Consulting, and EDP Audit. He is a former CPA and has served as an advisor to the Worldwide Workflow Standards Board for the Association of Information and Image (AIIM) and as Board member and Director of Education for the Pacific Northwest AIIM Chapter.

Warning about phishing attacks on tax prep emails

posted Mar 20, 2018, 11:48 AM by David Honeman

With tax season underway, a cybersecurity advocacy group is warning that vendors of popular tax preparation tools may be unprepared to protect users from phishing scams.

Four out of the eight most popular tax preparation software products don’t employ basic protections against email spoofing, according to testing by the cybersecurity nonprofit Global Cyber Alliance.

GCA tested the domains of the popular programs to check what settings they employ under the Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) protocol. DMARC is an industry standard designed to detect and prevent email spoofing.

GCA’s findings, released last week, are as follows:
  • Reject: Liberty Tax
  • Quarantine: Credit Karma, Jackson Hewitt and Tax Slayer
  • None: Free Tax USA and Turbo Tax
  • No policy: H&R Block and TaxAct
MORE INFO, See https://www.cyberscoop.com/tax-prep-software-dmarc-turbotax-hr-block/

Records Analyst position open in Baton Rouge

posted Mar 13, 2018, 3:54 PM by David Honeman

 Records Analyst position open with Access Sciences in Baton Rouge.

 

https://www.accesssciences.com/careers/opportunities/?p=job%2FoWS56fwJ

Houston Spring Conference April 24th- 25th

posted Mar 13, 2018, 1:33 PM by David Honeman

Connect with hundreds of Records and Information Management professionals during two days of educational sessions and networking at ARMA’s largest regional conference.

 April 24th - 25th, 2018

Norris Conference Center, Houston CityCentre

Make your plans to attend the 2018 ARMA Houston Chapter Conference & Expo, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 24th - 25th for guidance with your Governance, Information Management and Change Management challenges. This two-day event offers sessions on an array of subjects of interest to information management stake-holders, at all levels of the profession. You are sure to find value in networking with RIM professionals representing local and international enterprises. Learn from those who have faced the same challenges as you.

The sessions will be relevant, engaging and focused on the following subjects: RIM Foundations, RIM Advanced, Legal/eDiscovery, eRecords, Tools & Technology, Case Studies, and Professional Development. The keynote, Wednesday lunch and wrap up session presentations are guaranteed to be dynamic and informative, you won't want to miss any of them!


Please see info about the Houston conference on their webpage at: 

http://www.armahouston.org/page/2018_Conf_Home

RSVP for the March 21 presentation!

posted Mar 9, 2018, 2:03 PM by David Honeman   [ updated Mar 9, 2018, 2:05 PM ]

The Latest in Cloud Computing

 Late in 2016, Forrester Research stated that cloud computing is in a ‘hyper growth’ phase which will result in revenues of $236 Billion by 2020. They further suggest that most of the growth will come from existing customers who will be expanding their use of public cloud services and capabilities. What impact will this have on information governance programs and professionals? Is your organization fully aware of the risks they should mitigate in moving to the cloud? What advantages does cloud computing bring to the governance of information? This will explore the impact this explosion this will have on IG professionals and their practices. Join us for this iMasters re-broadcast from September and live discussion with other GNO-ARMA members.

 Click here to RSVP

GNO-ARMA is now on FaceBook!

posted Feb 16, 2018, 11:54 AM by David Honeman   [ updated Feb 16, 2018, 11:55 AM ]

That's right! After years of contemplation, the GNO-ARMA chapter page is now a go. To get to it, you should be able to select the FaceBook social icon at the bottom of our announcements.

RSVP deadline is Monday!

posted Feb 16, 2018, 11:51 AM by David Honeman

RSVP now! for "RIM Advice- Forging Stronger Relationships with IT"

posted Feb 14, 2018, 1:56 PM by David Honeman   [ updated Feb 14, 2018, 1:57 PM ]

Jeffrey Cox is our premium speaker for the February 21st meeting at noon. You can register for the meeting on the GNO-ARMA website, at gnoarma.org.

Physical meeting space: Barrasso Usdin

Virtual meeting: Also available on Zoom

Cox will speak on “RIM Advice – Forging Stronger Relationships with IT”, which will highlight his advice as a 30-year IT veteran on how RIM Professionals can win the hearts of and work with the IT department. Because RIM and IG depend so much on its relationship with IT, this should be very important information to all of us!    

https://sites.google.com/site/gnoarmanewsletter/arma-events/r-s-v-p-to-the-chapter-meeting

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