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How a functional classification system can improve your RIM program

A properly functioning classification system is an integral part of your RIM program. Without it, records will become disorganized and potentially lost, undermining the entire purpose of your RIM program. What is functional classification? Functional classification is the “what” of your RIM program. It is the method for identifying records and their content. Your classification […]Read More

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Six eco-friendly RIM tips that could save you money

Protecting the environment can translate into an improved bottom line, from the cost savings associated with resource conservation, to benefits of increased consumer and shareholder confidence. In this blog we will be sharing six ways to incorporate environmentally friendly practices into your organization’s RIM processes. 1. The more you throw away, the more you can […]Read More

Color-coded filing systems: Reduce downtime and increase ROI – Part 2

Part 1 of this post showed you how color-coding works and whom it benefits. We also made the business case for color-coding by demonstrating how it leads to more efficient records retrieval, retention and disposition; improved decision-making; less operational down time; fewer lost opportunities; and minimized risk of legal sanctions. In this blog, we focus on how color-coding improves your records privacy and information security, as well as your space management.Read More

Color-coded filing systems: Reduce downtime and increase ROI – Part 1

In 1967, TAB launched CompuColor® labeling products for application in computer punch cards. Forty-five years later, punch cards are computing history, but color-coded filing techniques are still an integral part of effective information management. What is it that allows color-coding to transcend its original purpose and remain popular four decades later? How can it remain a critical records management tool in the new age of privacy legislation, growing environmental scrutiny and soaring real estate costs?Read More

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Reader favorites February 2018: Our most popular RIM resources

Our most popular resources this month cover cost savings, risk management and RIM training. Learn how to reduce offsite box storage expenses, how to protect your most valuable documents, and how to deliver a world-class RIM training program.   Tips for reducing your offsite storage costs Is too much of your RIM budget going to […]Read More