Computer System Maintenance Records
Records that document the addition, modification, or removal of software from an computer system. File may include records that document operating systems; the in-house creation and modification of application programs; the structure and form of datasets; the use of commerical software packages; the structure of the system; system-to-system communication. File may include system overviews; operations logs; operator instruction manuals; system development logs; system specifications and changes (including narrative and flow chart descriptions); conversion notes; dataset logs; dataset inventories; dataset record layouts; hard copies of tables; data dictionaries; data directories; programming logs; program specifications and changes; records layouts; user views; control program table documentation; program listings; commercial software manuals; and other related records.
Retain for the life of the system then dispose of.
Confidential destruction is not required. Paper may be recycled and electronic records deleted.
Last Updated: December 31, 2008