About Ryan McHugh

A cyborg by nature, Ryan McHugh is the Digital Marketing Content Specialist at Record Nations. Walking the line between content writer and digital marketer, he hones his craft to suit the needs of those he writes for. Peruse his past at https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryandmchugh.

Entries by Ryan McHugh

Selling a Home? Use Scanning to Simplify

Jun 05, 2018  |  by Planning to enter the real estate market in the near future? Besides selling the house, doing the actual moving is often one of the greatest hassles. Any way to simplify moving is usually a welcome one, and with the relatively small investment in scanning homeowners can not only minimize what they need to move, but […]

Offsite Records Storage’s Benefits

May 22, 2018  |  by Rather than filing cabinets taking up space in corners, implementing offsite storage with a records management program opens up multiple opportunities to streamline daily workflow and save money during the process. In this video and transcription learn more about what offsite records storage is, how it saves companies money, keeps information protected, and boosts a […]

The Data Breach Case Study & Protection Guide

May 08, 2018  |  by Even the tiniest security gap can lead to a data breach. After a $5.5 million settlement, Nationwide Insurance’s breach serves as just one example of the growing number of data breaches each year—making it all the more important you have protections in place. What Happened Even the tiniest serious gap can pose serious risks. Recently […]

How Much Does Electronic Document Management Have to Offer for Your Business?

Feb 20, 2017  |  by An electronic document management system (DMS) is a software system designed to track, store, and maintain digital files. Managed in a centralized location, a DMS plays a major role in office organization and efficient workflow. Paper documents quickly add up in an office, and with every new file, it becomes increasingly difficult to quickly track […]

The True Price You Pay to Store Documents In the Office

 |  by One advantage to storing documents in the office is the fact you can access them quickly and keep documents nearby—however in the larger picture, that’s about as far as its benefits go. With both direct and indirect costs to consider, keeping company documents in the office can require significant investments in resources other than just […]

How Cloud Storage Services Can Simplify Your Document Management

Feb 08, 2017  |  by While by now most people know that storing your documents and data in the “cloud” doesn’t literally mean up in the sky somewhere, many people may not realize the full potential of what cloud storage systems can offer to businesses. Ranging from lower storage costs to ease of use across the company, the advantages of […]

Electronic Document Migration: Paper Files to Keep, and What You Should Shred

Feb 03, 2017  |  by Scanning documents and making the conversion to a paperless office offers many advantages—namely, the ability to get rid of space-consuming hard-copy records. When documents are scanned and added to electronic document management systems, the original copies become no longer necessary. These leftovers typically need to be shredded for the sake of security, as keeping an […]

Laws and Regulations Affecting Legal Document Storage and Scanning

Dec 27, 2016  |  by Although law firms and legal departments may specialize in legal guidance and counseling, there nevertheless laws that the legal industry itself must be mindful of in their practice when it comes to legal document management, storage, and scanning. Primarily impacting how companies and businesses from varying ends of the work spectrum must properly handle, store, […]

Is Off Site Records Storage the Right Solution for Legal Document Management?

 |  by When trying to tackle the oftentimes difficult question of finding the the right information governance processes or document storage and management system to suit your business or practice, it’s important to first look in the mirror, asking yourself of your own document management goals. Some firms may seek a long-term off site storage solution to […]

Staying Sustainable: How Document Scanning and Record Storage Services Do Their Part

Dec 02, 2016  |  by When it comes to sensitive records, important documents, and various other papers, one of the largest focuses on the subject of sustainability is often on the destruction and disposal processes. Although no one can dispute the value or importance of environmentally sustainable document shredding and disposal services—ranging from economic benefits to reduced carbon footprints—there is […]