Records Managers

Why ERA is Good for Agencies

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ERA Saves Time

  • Reduces paperwork
    • Easily accessible from your desktop computer
    • Fill out records transfer and retention schedule forms online
    • Select responses from handy drop-down pick-lists
  • Expedites transactions
    • Submit forms right from your computer
    • ERA remembers you and your agency profile
    • Approvals given online
  • Organizes your records better
    • Actionable transfer instructions tell you when to transfer records to NARA
    • Save your work electronically for use later

ERA Saves Records

  • Secure transactions
    • Send encrypted electronic records safely and securely over the internet
    • User-based roles ensure that only authorized personnel have access to your records
  • Organized packaging
    • Standalone or network-connected software application aggregates your electronic records in a secure hierarchical package

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