Tag Archives: functional classification


Reader Favorites MAY 2017: Our Most Popular RIM Resources

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Our latest roundup of popular resources starts with a  seven tips for developing a functional classification system. We also have a guide to managing paper and electronic files in the hybrid environment, and a guide to helping you add value to the organization during difficult economic times. 1. 7 Tips for Developing and Applying a […]


Creating the Records Retention Schedule You Need

Monday, December 10, 2012

To get all possible benefits from your records management program, you need the right retention schedule. Developing this schedule is critical because it affects many aspects of your organization, from the amount of storage space you need to the effectiveness of your risk management program. In this blog we’ll take a look at what a […]


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.


Records Management Software: What’s Right for You?

Friday, June 8, 2012

Compliance, litigation and electronic records are just some of the factors that have organizations scrambling to get their records management program in order, and for many the answer is software. But choosing the right software solution can be a difficult and confusing process and our clients often want to know the best way to select a software solution.


4 Essential RM Practices for Mergers and Acquisitions

Thursday, March 29, 2012

How do you ensure that potential buyers have access to the right information? Start with these four records management best practices. Because while records management may not be as dramatic as the high flying world of mergers and acquisitions, it does have a big part to play in the process. The bottom line is that when corporate assets are bought and sold, iron-clad RM practices matter most.


The Roadmap to Compliance Series: Retention Schedules

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

This week we continue on TAB’s Roadmap to Compliance with a look at records retention schedules–what they are, why you need one, and how they work. Previously we looked at the Functional Classification System, the first pillar in the Corporate Governance model, the foundation of every good records management program. Retention schedules form the second […]