Agencies are being driven, by stricter regulations and a desire to show greater levels of transparency, to implement records management solutions to help achieve information governance and compliance initiatives. But, due to the low levels of user adoption, these often fail to deliver on expectations. As with many agencies, this was the case with the Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Staff. The DoD's Joint Staff quickly realized they needed to evolve for a new breed of software based compliance solutions. This session will provide insight into RM best practices within the DoD and examine how an Open Source solution provided a 40% cost savings from their previous solution.