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How to measure the success of records management software

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

In this last post of a 3-part series on the role of how metrics can demonstrate the value of RM, we cover three things that every organization should monitor if they are using an Electronic Document and Records Management System (EDRMS). Read this post to find out the importance of measuring your EDRMS System Performance, the Usage of your EDRMS System, and how to take advantage of Busines Intelligence to address any gaps to help you optimize your EDRMS.


How to choose the right metrics for your records management program.

Friday, December 13, 2013

In a three-part post we are looking at the role of metrics in demonstrating the value of RM, specifically in organizations that have implemented an electronic records management system. In this post we outline a four-step process to arriving at the right metrics.


Solving the challenges of energy records management: 6 best practices

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

We know the energy industry can throw plenty of curve balls at records managers. In this post, we look at several best practices to help you overcome the most common challenges in energy records management. Use these as a checklist to compare your current practices and to identify opportunities to improve your records management program.


Managing energy records isn’t easy! Four challenging trends.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

There are probably no industries more challenging to be a records manager today than in the energy industry! We have seen this first hand and also have been fortunate to have an opportunity to help our clients solve these challenges with RM fundamentals and innovative RM solutions. Read this post (first of a two-part post), where we address some of the trends that are making energy records so difficult to manage.


6 Tips for Making Cloud Records Storage a Success

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Cloud services are everywhere these days, from data backup to music streaming, so it’s not surprising that the cloud has entered the world of records management too. For records managers, the cloud promises cheap and scalable on-demand document storage, which is a very exciting prospect. However, as with all new solutions, the cloud comes with new questions and new challenges. This blog addresses 6 tips to help you make cloud records storage a success.


Replacing paper records with scanned versions: rolling up your sleeves and getting started

Thursday, September 12, 2013

In a previous blog, we discussed up-front planning steps when converting paper records into electronic versions, including the establishment of an electronic records retention program. With the groundwork for an electronic retention program in place, this blog discusses three additional best practices to consider as you get your conversion program under way.