DEADLINE EXTENDED: 2021 LA ARMA NOSTRA CERTIFICATION REIMBURSEMENT GRANT PROGRAM

Palmyra, NJ (August 16th, 2021) – The ARMA International Educational Foundation (Foundation) is pleased to announce it will administer La ARMA Nostra’s 2021 Reimbursement Grant Program. This program provides reimbursement for information management practitioners working toward, or having recently completed, certifications related to information management, such as the Certified Records Manager (CRM) and Information Governance Professional (IGP) certifications.

This year the Foundation will issue six (6) $500 grants, generously funded through La ARMA Nostra.

Deadline EXTENDED for applications to Sunday, August 22, 2021.

Criteria and applications are now available on the Foundation website:
http://armaedfoundation.org/currently-available-scholarships/


The Foundation is a leading organization that enhances the practical and scholarly knowledge of information management by funding and promoting research, scholarship, and educational opportunities for information management professionals. The Foundation is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 tax exempt status in the United States. For additional information, please visit:
http://armaedfoundation.org/

We welcome all information management professionals to join us on social media.


PRESS RELEASE: FOUNDATION PUBLISHES NEW RESEARCH REPORT

Palmyra, NJ (July 1, 2021) – “Global Requirements for Personnel Records: A Survey of Laws and Regulations” by William Saffady, Ph.D, FAI

This report is a companion to a previously published Research Report completed in 2019 (Retention of Accounting Records: A Global Survey of Laws and Regulation).  This newly published report identifies and summarizes legal and regulatory requirements for content, storage, retention, and use of records that contain information about employees, a category of recorded information that is created and maintained by virtually all businesses, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations worldwide. The report is intended for records managers, information governance specialists, human resource professionals, compliance officers, attorneys, risk managers, and others who develop policies and procedures for creation, storage, retention, use, and disclosure of personnel records in specific countries where such records are created or maintained.

The Foundation would like to acknowledge the ARMA Metro NYC Chapter for their funding of this report.  The support from the ARMA Metro NYC Chapter enables the Foundation to provide leading-edge research in the field of information management.

William Saffady is a records management and information governance consultant based in New York City. He is the author of over three-dozen books and many articles on records management, record retention, document storage and retrieval technologies, and other information management topics. His latest books are the fourth edition of Records and Information Management: Fundamentals of Professional Practice, which was published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2021, and Managing Information Risks: Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Responses, which was published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2020. Dr. Saffady is also the author of a study of user experiences with big bucket retention schedules, which was published by the ARMA International Educational Foundation (AIEF) in 2018, and a study of world-wide retention requirements for accounting records, which was published by the AIEF in 2019. As a consultant, Dr. Saffady provides analytical services and training to a wide range of clients, including government agencies, not-for-profit entities, cultural and educational institutions, and corporations.

This report and others are available at no charge to interested information management professionals at:

www.armaedfoundation.org

The Foundation is a leading organization that embraces the practical and scholarly knowledge of information management by funding and promoting research, scholarship, and educational opportunities for information management professionals. The Foundation is a non-profit corporation with 501(c) 3 tax exempt status in the US. For additional information, please visit: http://armaedfoundation.org/ We welcome all information management professionals to join us on social media.


PRESS RELEASE: 2021 FOUNDATION EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Palmyra, NJ (June 4, 2021)   –   The Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Foundation Education Scholarship Awards.

Ilona Koti is pursuing a Ph.D. in Cybersecurity & Information Assurance at Capella University.

Irene Gelyk is pursuing a Master of Information Management degree at Dalhousie University. Emily Speight is pursuing a Master of Information Management at Dalhousie University.

Maria Tippler is pursuing a Master of Information Studies at McGill University.

David Castro is pursuing a Master of Library and Information Management at San Jose State University.

Mahlatse Shekgola is pursuing a Ph.D. in Information Science at the University of South Africa.

Tshepo Moatlhodi is pursuing a Bachelor Degree of Information and Knowledge Management at the University of Botswana.

Nickel Vray is pursuing a Bachelor Degree of Information and Knowledge Management at the University of Botswana.

2021 again brought numerous strong applications from a diverse and international field of candidates, competing for a limited amount of funding. The Foundation is encouraged by the applicants as an illustration that the future of information management is indeed in good hands and will be led by brilliant scholars and professionals.

If you or your organization is interested in sponsoring a future educational scholarship or award, please contact the Foundation at scholarships@armaedfoundation.org.  There are many candidates who could benefit from financial support to further their education in the field of information management.

The Foundation is a leading organization that embraces the practical and scholarly knowledge of information management by funding and promoting research, scholarship, and educational opportunities for information management professionals. The Foundation is a non-profit corporation with 501(c) 3 tax exempt status in the US. For additional information, please visit: http://armaedfoundation.org/ We welcome all information management professionals to join us on social media.