Tag Archives: records management best practices

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How to Minimize Offsite Storage and Reduce Costs

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Few records managers will be starting the new year with a big budget increase to cover their wish list of RM programs. So if you are looking for ways to cut costs and stretch your RM budget, why not start with the records you are storing offsite? By following a few simple best practices, you may be able to reduce offsite storage volumes by 40 percent!

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What are the Best Records Management Resources?

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

As regular contributors to the Records Managers ListServ discussion forum, the team here at TAB always appreciates the discussion and insights from our colleagues around the world. A recent discussion thread has brought to light a particularly helpful resource for records managers everywhere – the “100 Best Records Management Resources on the Web”.

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A Paperless Office might be impossible, but you can go “Paperlite”

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Unless printers become obsolete, eliminating paper from offices will continue to be a challenge. That means records managers will have to contend with the storage costs, extended retrieval times, and access concerns associated with these documents for some time yet. Even if you can’t go entirely paperless, you can put the processes in place to […]

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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 […]

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How to Plan Your Imaging Project: Part 3

Friday, July 20, 2012

Moving to an electronic records system can provide tremendous value to any organization, but it has to be planned and executed perfectly if you are to fully realize this value. This blog series is designed to help you and your organization do that.

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How to Plan Your Imaging Project: Part 2 – Backfile Conversion, Workflow and Indexing

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Moving to an electronic records system can provide tremendous value to any organization, but it has to be planned and executed perfectly if you are to fully realize this value. This is the second of a 3-part series designed to help organizations do that: map out a process that will allow for the full benefit of conversion. In this post, we will cover workflow and indexing.