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How to quantify the value of risk management and compliance

Over the years, we have talked with countless clients about “making the business case” for their records management programs. Each records management program is different, but the business cases themselves tend to follow a similar script. They usually go something like this… Whenever possible, they start with hard-dollar costs savings. Showing a direct impact on…Read More

How to use color coding to maintain privacy and information security

In a four-part blog series, we have been exploring the many uses and benefits of color coding, including reducing operational downtime and lowering compliance risk. In our final post, we show how color coding can be used to help organizations limit unwanted access to files and preserve the privacy and confidentiality of sensitive records. In…Read More

Records management best practices for acquisitions and divestitures

When an organization buys or sells a corporate entity, the records involved pose a number of unique challenges for records managers. For example, how do you make records available during the due diligence phase? How do you incorporate the records of the acquired company, or prepare records for hand off to the buyer? These are…Read More

Incoming file collection? Here are ten things to consider during your audit.

In every merger or acquisition, part of the package includes records. Lots of them. For the manager of the acquiring organization, it is a huge task to sort through the incoming records and successfully incorporate them into your existing records management system. TAB has helped many organizations tackle this challenge. The secret to success is…Read More

Why you need a vital records program – and how to get started

Like most organizations, your company has probably made a considerable effort to secure and back up your electronic records. But what about your organization’s vital paper records? Will critical paper documents be just as secure and available in the event of a disaster? When we talk about vital records, we are talking about those that…Read More