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Electronic records

A Practical Approach to Managing Shared Drives – Part One

Shared drives are a fact of life for many organizations, and when organized properly they can be very useful document storage and sharing tools. But, they can also turn into an unstructured wasteland of information if proper records management best practices aren’t applied. Poorly managed shared drives can lead to a variety of issues including compliance and legal risks, increased retrieval times, versioning issues and unnecessary duplication of documents. The TAB team has worked with many organizations, designing a shared drive infrastructure that makes finding documents and retrieving them simple and efficient.Read More

The Top 10 Records Management Blog Posts – Part 2

Last time out, we marked the milestone of our 200th blog post by highlighting some of the most popular posts over the past few years. This week we continue the list, counting down your top 5 blog posts. So far, the most popular posts have covered records management fundamentals such as records retention. The same holds true for our top five, which cover records classification, electronic folder structures and shared drives…Read More

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.Read More

Reader Favorites, October 2015: Our most popular records management resources

This month’s popular RM resources tackle challenges new and old. Many of our colleagues are interested in learning more about the relatively recent practice of storing records in the cloud. Our first resource provides an overview of all the things you need to know in order to make cloud storage work. Next up, we have a tool to help with the age-old challenge of how to training staff so that they will comply with your records management program. Finally, we offer an action plan to help kick-start your records retention program.Read More

How to prepare your paper records before going electronic – Part 2

In last week’s blog post we began a discussion of how to prepare for the move to electronic records. We learned that a key ingredient of a successful electronic migration is a foundation of records management best practices. With such a foundation in place, you can then focus on the steps required to prepare your physical collection for the move.Read More