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I am deducing from your email address that the NFPA you mention is the
National Fire Protection Association.  Can you confirm?

On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 10:59 AM, Hugh Smith <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Today is a momentous day……
>
> The NFPA 232 Technical Committee will discuss adding a new section that
> discusses “Electronic Records” and what is significant is that the
> Information Technology Leaders are asking for guidance in this arena. A
> discussion occurs here that will have lasting ramifications and it has
> records managers as the design engineers.
>
> This is the foot in the door that Information Governance is looking for on
> the IT side of the enterprise.  The refreshing part is that there is real
> interest in guidance here.
>
> NFPA 75 and NFPA 232 will have some linkage which believe it or not, never
> occurred in the cross referencing of the Standards.
>
> Electronic Records can be Vital Records, Archival Records and Permanent
> Records and so on. This links with the view of the Courts and E-Discovery
> so what is a few words in a Standard; will create some long term
> cooperation between records managers and the information technology
> industry.
>
> In the teeter totter where paper records are losing some significance
> versus electronic records , the “record" is now defined by content rather
> than the medium that contains it. Paper, microfilm, back up tapes, servers,
> disk drives, emails, texts and so on;  the content defines the requirement
> of treating the message as a record.
>
> As the Cloud finds itself pondering their role in E-Discovery and
> potential risk factors, the computer industry seeks some clarification to
> define future procedures.
>
> As Yogi Berra would say “Electronic Records came to a fork in the road and
> took it!”
>
> Hugh Smith
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