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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. Continue reading


It pays to pick the right metrics when proving the value of electronic records management systems

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

It has always been a challenge for records and information management (RM) professionals to demonstrate the value of their work to an organization. Anyone who has been working in the field for long will be familiar with the refrain, “senior management does not understand why records management is important!” In recent years, the challenge of demonstrating the value of RM has been compounded by the emergence of electronic document and records management systems (EDRMS). Continue reading


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. Continue reading


Dealing with large documents… 4 steps to sanity

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

If your organization relies on regular access to large documents, you’ll know what a headache they can be to manage. From blueprints and schematic diagrams to maps and historic records, large documents are harder to store, harder to access and harder to share. These challenges often lead to significant business inefficiencies that can hamper growth and productivity. This blog post covers four steps that you can take to help manage your large documents and eliminate these headaches. Continue reading


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. Continue reading


Three Handy Resources for Imaging and Electronic Records Management

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

A few weeks back we looked a list of the Top 100 records management resources on the web, which was recently compiled by members of a UK-based RM discussion group. Following up on that, this week’s post brings you some more helpful RM resources courtesy of the experts here at TAB, who are always working hard to share their expertise with our valued customers and colleagues. Continue reading