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Reader Favorites: Our most popular records management resources

Thursday, January 19, 2017

In this month’s roundup of popular resources, we address a few of the records management fundamentals. First up, we a have a white paper that exposes some of the myths … Continue reading


Reader Favorites: Our most popular records management resources

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Our top resources over the past month are full of tips and tools for a range of records management challenges. Ready for the cloud, but not sure it is right … Continue reading


How to reduce storage costs and make better use of floorspace – Part One

Friday, September 19, 2014

Most records managers have probably lost a bit of sleep over the years dealing with the issue of physical records. Storing and managing physical records has never been an easy … Continue reading


Retention and disposition headaches? Add a splash of color.

Friday, June 27, 2014

In a four-part blog series, we are focusing on color coding, a records management technique that has many benefits beyond preventing misfiles. In our third post we reveal how color coding makes it easier to meet requirements for records retention and disposition – and avoids risk in the process. Continue reading


Want to Get Your Shared Drive Under Control? Start Here

Monday, October 15, 2012

If organized properly, shared drives can be a major asset to any RM program. By understanding some of the common problems with public drives and following a logical methodology to address them, staff can develop an efficient and systematic approach to sharing and storing information. Start with these 4 steps: Continue reading


6 Steps to Improve Your File Classification

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

When it comes to effectively managing files, a functional classification system is the most efficient way to go. Whether you need to build a functional classification system from scratch or overhaul an existing system, this resource shows you how. It presents some basic principles of file classification along with practical strategies in developing and implementing the right system. Continue reading