Tag Archives: electronic records
Reader Favorites: Our most popular records management resources
Our top resources from last month offer great tips and insights on how you can save money, reduce your impact on the environment and manage records in the electronic world.
Key features to look for in your RM software’s document search tool
In a recent blog post we looked at the key features of a true hybrid records management software solution. As we saw, not all RM software is up to the task of managing electronic and physical records together in the same environment. To help you make the right choice of records management software, this week’s […]
The Top 10 Records Management Blog Posts – Part 1
It was a nice surprise to discover that we recently published our 200th records management blog post. We’d like to thank you, our valued readers, for encouraging us to keep going! In honor of the milestone, we will be looking back at the Top 10 most popular records management blog posts over the past few years.
Three strategies to manage the hybrid records environment
When we refer to the “hybrid records environment”, we are talking about a business environment in which records may exist in either paper or electronic formats. Very few records management environments are solely paper or electronic these days, so the hybrid environment has really become the default situation. However, that doesn’t make it any easier. Records managers in the hybrid environment are continually having to adapt to change. They may be moving some aspect of their records to electronic format, incorporating new business software, or they may simply be combatting a growing volume of paper records alongside their electronic records.
How to prepare your paper records before going electronic – Part 1
We recently outlined several key planning steps before making the move to electronic records. These steps included understanding your business drivers, setting realistic expectations and laying a solid records management foundation. In a two part blog post, we will dive into more detail on what that RM foundation should consist of, and look how to prepare your paper records for the move.
Five keys to success when making the move to electronic records
Whether you are imaging paper documents or adopting an electronic content solution, “going electronic” requires careful planning. Organizations don’t publish statistics of this sort, but in our experience, somewhere around 50 percent of all imaging projects fail. And the failure rate when implementing electronic content management systems? It’s just as bad. A five-point checklist for […]