The Applied Research staff work closely with a variety of NARA units to understand customer and business needs, and to evaluate technologies, theories and methods for advancing the lifecycle of electronic records. Through our TechWatch presentations, we gather NARA customer and business needs/requirements, and identify potential researchers and industry vendors whose products may offer solutions to common archival, business, and technology challenges, such as:
Applied Research TechWatch presentations are open to everyone – both NARA staff and the general public. Presentations are held primarily at the National Archives building at College Park, MD, but are available by teleconference. For more information or to obtain the teleconference call-in information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-837-0365.