The Top 10 Records Management Blog Posts – Part 1

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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.

Looking at the topics covered in these posts, it is clear that records management fundamentals are as important today as ever. Despite emerging trends and challenges such as hybrid records and cloud storage, organizations can’t ignore the basics such as classification, retention and filing strategies.

Without further ado, here is part one of our top 10 countdown:

  1. How to choose the right metrics for your records management program

    Metrics play an essential role in optimizing records management programs and demonstrating ROI. However, as of yet, the records management community has not settled on a standard set of performance metrics for records management. In a three-part blog post we show you how to select the RM metrics most appropriate to your objectives and situation.Read the post >
  1. How to Manage Inactive Records CollectionsA strategic approach to managing inactive records reduces space requirements, saves money and improves the efficiency of your workers. This blog post introduces the key elements of an effective RM program for inactive records.Learn more >
  1. Creating the Right Records Retention ScheduleThe right retention schedule is essential for maximizing the benefit of your records management program. This post explains why a retention schedule is so important and outlines the key elements to include in a retention program.Read the post >
  1. How Metadata Works and How it Can Help Your OrganizationMetadata is an invaluable tool in modern records management, whether you are dealing with electronic records, physical records or both. This post provides an introduction to metadata and the various ways it can add value to any records management program.More >
  1. Designing a Records Retention Action Plan – 7 Things You Need to KnowRounding out this week’s list is another helpful post that dives a little deeper into records retention. This post reveals a step-by-step action plan for creating a retention schedule that reduces risk, saves space and more.Read the post > 

Stay tuned for our next post when we’ll count down the top five. Follow us on Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter to be notified when new posts are available.

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