Sept 2012 Monthly Meeting
Online registration is closed for this event.  You can still register at the door when you arrive.

Dept. of the Interior OCIO Implements Enterprise Cloud ECM/ERM Solution in 45 Days

Joint Meeting with the Northern Virginia ARMA (ARMA NOVA) Chapter

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Afternoon/Evening Event

Department of the Interior

Department of Interior Yates Auditorium

1849 C. Street, N.W.

 Washington, DC. 20040

About this event: 
NOTE: Due to DOI policy, copies of this presentation will not be available for distribution.

Learn about the recently awarded Dept of Interior, Office of the CIO, $53 million cloud contract to provide a Department-wide eMail, Records, eDiscovery and Document Management System (eERDMS).

This is the largest Federal Sector implementation of its kind. It was completed in 45 days. This award is part of the Department of the Interior (DOI) Information Technology (IT) Transformation initiative to provide employees withtechnology designed to help to reduce waste, cut costs, share IT services, and save over $500 million in taxpayer
dollars by 2020. 

DOI’s new Department of Defense (DoD) 5015.2-certified system will meet all Federal requirements for records management applications used by Federal Agencies. eERDMS is the first Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) Moderate-compliant, software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud solution that addresses an entire Cabinet Federal Agency. This solution is believed to be the first enterprise auto classification implementation in the federal marketplace. The system will provide the Department with a single cohesive integrated information governance platform designed to support and manage employees records related to email, content and information, independently, fixed, or mobile. All Web based software for employees, anywhere, on any departmental device.

DOI manages approximately 200 annual million emails with approximately 35 terabytes of attached electronic content each year. The Department-wide eERDMS program will support this usage for upwards of 120,000 employees, making it the largest records and information governance program in the US Federal Government.  Additional nationwide enterprise services include cloud Infrastructure and Software as a Service (IaaS and SaaS) for Records and Document Management, eMail Capture, Social Media and Instant Messaging (IM), mobile device, eDiscovery, email management, nationwide shredding, digitization, migration, and support staff services.
About our Speaker:

Edwin McCeney, The Department of the Interior, Records Officer

Edwin McCeney is currently the Departmental Records Manager for the Department of the Interior. As Departmental Records Officer, Mr. McCeney provides records management policy, strategic direction, oversight and guidance to the Department’s bureaus and offices. Mr. McCeney works in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) office.


Before joining Interior, Mr. McCeney was the technical manager involved with managing and preserving all the permanent electronic records at the National Archives and Records Administration. His extensive career in the area of records management and information technology spans more than 25 years in both the public and private sectors.


John Montel, The Department of the Interior, eRecords Service Manager

Mr. Montel is responsible for DOI electronic records and information management systems supporting, policies, governance, and related strategic planning. Mr. Montel has more than 20 years of experience in the design, implementation and management of Information Technology solutions, with a focus on business process management, policy and information governance. Mr. Montel is the lead architect for the eERDMS program.




DATE: September 13, 2012  
TIME: 3:30 PM Registration/Networking & Hors d'œuvres
  4:00 PM Program Begins.
  5:15 PM Program Ends.  Networking continues until 6:00 PM

Department of the Interior

Yates Auditorium

1849 C. Street, N.W.

"C" Street Entrance ONLY

Washington, DC. 20040


PARKING:  Available in the surrounding area. 18st NW between F&G, 19th St between F and E St NW. (additional fee). There is NO parking at the Dept of Interior building.

Farragut West:  Blue and Orange Line 18th St Exit; upon exit, walk down 18 Street to DOI.


COST:  Member and Non-Member Rate $0

Once reserved, cancellations must be received by 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, September 12th at
  AMEX, VISA,  MasterCard, or Discover credit cards are welcome. No shows will be billed.


RESERVATION DEADLINE: Reservations are required no later than 9PM on Tuesday, September 11th.     


Online registration is closed for this event.  You can still register at the door when you arrive.


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To provide a forum, at the local level, which contributes to the effective development and application of enterprise content management technologies and services.  This includes meeting at regular intervals to advance professional knowledge and techniques of our members through educational programs, workshops, seminars, and by sharing and exchanging experiences and information related to the industry via peer networking.  The goal of these forums is to offer topic-centric program content that provides a well-rounded and balanced perspective of the issues related to the industry.