Don’t forget the physical files in a credit union merger or acquisition! (Part 2)
In last week’s blog post, we outlined why it is so important for credit unions to properly manage the physical files involved in a merger or acquisition. First and foremost, acquired files have the potential to create legal and compliance issues. If not handled well, the physical files can also hamper the efficiency of your […]
Don’t forget the physical files in a credit union merger or acquisition! (Part 1)
Mergers and acquisitions are changing the credit union landscape in Canada. The impact of these transactions goes well beyond the boardroom and branch offices, reaching into every corner of the organization – including the file room. In a two-part blog post we will explain why physical files require special attention during a merger or acquisition, […]
How to Plan a Successful Document Imaging Project – Part 4
Over the past three weeks we have showed you how to create a plan for your document imaging project. In a step-by-step approach, we have showed you how to complete each section that should appear in your plan. In our final post in this series, we share tips for completing the sections on change management, project reviews and budget.
How to Plan a Successful Document Imaging Project – Part 3
We are now at week three of a four-part blog series on how to create a plan for your document imaging project. In this week’s post, we take a look at planning the scanning process and the post-scanning process. This section is where you get into the nuts and bolts of how the actual scanning process will unfold. There are several key stages to address:
How to Plan a Successful Document Imaging Project – Part 1
Planning a document imaging project is not easy. Not only do you have to work out a million little details, but the stakes are often quite high. Based on our clients’ past experiences and feedback from colleagues, we estimate that somewhere around 50 percent of document imaging projects fail to meet their objectives. Considering how much time and money you will invest in a document imaging project, you do not want your project to become one of those statistics. The key to success is to start with a comprehensive plan for your imaging project. But how do you create one? What should be included in the plan?
Reader Favorites: Our most popular records management resources
This month’s roundup of popular records management resources covers the basics of records management. First up, we a have a white paper that helps you develop your records retention program. We also offer six simple tips for records classification – another foundational element for your RM program. For your electronic records, we offer an assessment tool […]