reducing the burden of FOIA pt 1

Reducing the Burden of Foia – Part 1

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Responding to open records requests comes with the territory when you work for a government agency. Unfortunately, many struggle with compiling and producing the requested information in a timely manner. In this three-part series, Smarsh provides you with knowledge to help reduce the burden of responding to record requests, and to stay compliant with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and state and local open records laws.

Read Part 1 to learn how:

  • The impact of FOIA on your government organization
  • Being underprepared to respond to a FOIA request puts your agency at risk
  • Manual processes can be reduced to increase efficiency and lower risk