DoD 5015.02 Certified Software for Records Management

What is DoD 5015.02?

The Design Criteria Standard for Electronic Records Management Software Applications, also known as DoD 5015.02, is the U.S. Department of Defense’s rules for records management. DoD 5015.02 was written in collaboration with several branches of the U.S. military alongside the National Archive and Records Administration (NARA) per order of Congress.

Who has to comply with DoD 5015.02?

In the United States, only branches of the U.S. military and those overseen by the Department of Defense require DoD 5015.02 certified records management software. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has endorsed DoD 5015.02 as one of the certifications sufficient for all federal agencies. In the private sector, no organization needs DoD 5012.02 certification. However, it is regarded as the gold standard for records management. For a complete view of DoD 5015.02 and its requirements, refer to NARA’s website.

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