Tag Archives: color-coding


Reader Favorites: Our most popular records management resources

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Our most recent roundup of popular RM resources covers: how to select records management software, outsourcing RM and color-coding.


How to use color coding to maintain privacy and information security

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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.


Color coding: a simple way to avoid costly problems

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

In a four-part blog series, we are turning our attentions to color coding, a simple and highly effective records management technique. In this second post we’ll look beyond the obvious and immediate benefits of color coding. As we’ll see, it can help avoid some potentially serious consequences, such as operational downtime, lost business opportunities, and legal sanctions.


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.


Color-Coded Filing Systems: Reduce Down Time and Increase ROI – Part 1

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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?