Storage systems

How to Minimize Offsite Storage and Reduce Costs

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!Read More

Practical tips for reducing the cost of offsite document storage

Whether driven by corporate growth, acquisitions or litigation concerns, growing record volumes eventually become too much for overcrowded record rooms. When that happens, offsite storage is a logical choice to ease the pressure. While offsite storage is a fine solution to onsite storage woes, this decision is subject to financial scrutiny over time. Records managers need to justify the continued use of offsite storage and have to keep the costs in check. This post covers four tips for helping you to reduce offsite storage costs.Read More

Here’s why you need to audit your offsite storage

Sometimes storing your records at an offsite facility is a necessity. If your organization is acquiring or selling a division, or has moved offices, for example, storing boxes of files can be an efficient way for records managers to handle their information. But choosing an offsite solution shouldn’t be a “set it and forget” proposition. […]Read More

3 Tips for a Greener Records Management Program

Going green is great for business, and your records management program can be a big part of that. Your day-to-day RM practices, as well as the equipment and supplies you use, can significantly affect your organization’s overall impact on the environment.Read More

Welcome to the TAB Records Management Blog!

The rate of change in records management as a discipline is getting faster and faster every year. New challenges, especially around electronic records, are continually emerging. Old challenges, like space management, are becoming more acute as economic pressures increase. So how do you, cope with this ever-changing landscape? The answer is information–the right kind at […]Read More