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Reader Favorites, May 2015: Our most popular records management resources

Friday, May 15, 2015

Our most popular resources the past month address key challenges with both electronic and physical records.

Our first resource provides a framework to help you determine if document imaging is right for your organization. We also have a white paper that talks about the best approach to metrics in an electronic document and records management system. Finally, we offer several tips to help you reduce offsite storage costs. Continue reading


How to effectively manage a shared drive: Part 2

Thursday, December 18, 2014

In our last blog post we shared four initial steps to help you optimize the use of your shared drives. These first steps involved creating an information framework, designing the folder structure and establishing user permissions. From there, we were able to implement the new structure on the shared drive itself. However, before your new structure is ready for prime time, you’ll need to take care of a few additional steps. Continue reading


The year’s most popular records management resources so far – Part One

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Our records management resource center is chock full of helpful white papers, assessment tools, case studies and presentations. In these resources, we cover a wide range of business issues, solutions, and records management best practices. In this week’s blog post, we highlight some of the most popular RIM resources this year: Continue reading


How to get started with metadata in records management

Friday, August 1, 2014

In our last blog post we looked at how metadata compares to electronic folder structures and full text search for finding records. When it comes to the speed and accuracy of records retrieval, we saw that metadata is the clear winner. To help you get started with metadata, this week’s post outlines several best practices to ensure that metadata will effectively support your RIM program. Continue reading


How to get started with IA, metadata, and taxonomy for EDRMS implementations

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

In a three-part blog series, we are taking a look at the value that records managers can bring to the implementation of EDRMS systems. In our final post, we provide suggestions on how to successfully apply information architecture (IA), metadata, and taxonomy to EDRMS. Continue reading


Top Records and Information Management Blogs – Part 2

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

April 2014 is Records and Information Management Month. In honor of that, TAB is publishing a four-part series on the top blogs in records and information management. This week we look at the best blogs covering RIM from the standpoint of content management, legal issues and technology. Continue reading