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Happy Holidays 2016 + a File Folder Craft
As we approach the end of 2016, many organizations are looking at ways to improve their RIM programs, and this may include reducing paper. Whether you’re considering a transition to an electronic records management environment or simply going “paperlite,” you’re bound to end up with unused file folders and equipment. So what to you do with these unneeded supplies? While some of the more obvious answers may be recycle, donate or trash, we wanted to explore some more creative solutions.
RIM in Banking: How to Make Your Loan Vault More Efficient – Part 2
In last week’s blog post we introduced three best practices to make your loan vault more efficient: using a loan inventory management software tool, using the appropriate manila file folders, and color-coded file labels. This week, we follow that up with four more best practices.
Efficient Paper Filing – Centralization Part 3: Filing Controls
Today’s post is the last installment in our three-part series on centralizing physical records and creating a “paperlite” environment. In the last two posts we covered off file consolidation, conversion and space planning. This week we focus on filing controls, which are critical to the success of a centralized records storage system.
How to Plan a Centralized File Collection – Part 2
In last week’s blog post, we kicked off a three-part series on centralizing physical records. In part one, we learned that you need to have a clear understanding of existing practices before you can develop a standard filing system for the centralized records room. This week we focus on how storage and space planning can save money and make the most of the available space in your centralized file room.
Five ways to go green with your filing products
With each passing year environmental issues garner more attention from the public. As consumers do their part in their homes they look to businesses to also make changes that have a positive impact on the natural environment. The good news for businesses is that these changes not only help with public perception, they can also […]
Reader Favorites: Our most popular records management resources
This month, our popular resources include a complete records retention toolkit. The kit provides an overview of records retention principles as well as practical tips and best practices to help you implement your retention schedule. Our list also includes a guide to the top five challenges in the hybrid environment of paper and electronic records. Finally, to help optimize your management of physical records, we have a guide to choosing custom folders.