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Is your RM software ready for real-world records retention?
In a series of blog posts, we are getting into the nuts and bolts of records management software to help you understand what to look for in a solution. In previous posts, we explored the features that make up a great document search tool and the features required to manage electronic and physical records in the same environment. This week we turn our attention to records retention.
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 […]
What to look for in a hybrid RM software solution
In last week’s blog post we talked about how to overcome the top challenges when managing electronic and physical records together in the same environment. While policies and operating practices go a long way towards successfully managing the hybrid environment, another essential piece of the puzzle is the software that underpins your RM program.
RM 101: What exactly is RM software – in five bullet points or less
If you have been wondering what records management software is and why you’d need it, this quick overview answers the key questions! RM software keeps track of your records and where they are located. In the simplest case, RM software is used to track the most important documents in your organization – the actual records […]
Reducing Physical Records: How to Go Paperlite
Almost forty years ago, BusinessWeek magazine published a story predicting a sharp decline in the use of paper by business. At the time, many experts believed that emerging digital technologies would allow companies to save on “soaring” paper costs and save a few trees in the process. One forecaster suggested that the use of paper would start decreasing in the 1980s, and that by the 1990s, most record-handling would have shifted to electronic formats. This is a great example of the old saying that is it difficult to make predictions… especially about the future!