Spring Cleaning for Record Management

With spring now in full swing, and summer right around the corner, we thought it was time to talk about spring cleaning and record management. For many people this means simply throwing away or donating items that are no longer needed. But what about things like paperwork, contracts, or...

Why Paper Consumption Is Increasing (Arbor Day)

Despite advancements in paperless technology, like document scanning and cloud services, paper consumption is actually increasing. There are a number of reasons for this aside from things like toilet paper and food packaging. Many companies are simply reluctant to make the switch due to fear of the unknown, or...

How Document Scanning Lessens Your Carbon Footprint

Most companies these days are looking for better ways to “go green” or lessen their carbon footprint. It’s important that we all do our part to make a cleaner environment for generations to come. It’s for this reason that many companies are turning to scanning and cloud services to...

What is PHI?

Here at Record Nations, our goal is to help streamline your office efficiency, no matter what industry you’re in. As the world moves in a more digital direction, record management tends to move with it. HIPAA, FACTA, and GLBA have been around for a long time, but as technology...

Gaming & Cybercrime

At Record Nations, we write pretty extensively on the subjects of identity theft & cybercrime. In the past we’ve covered everything from ransomware to social engineering attacks. After speaking with an expert recently, we were made aware of a new trend in cybercrime that you may not even be...

Staying Organized For Remote or In-Person Learning

Whether schools will continue remote or in-person learning remains to be seen. Staying organized for remote learning, or switching back and forth can be a pain. As of this publication, most schools around the country have resumed their in-person curriculum. If the past few years have taught us anything,...

Who We Are – Melinda Powelson: CEO

Do you know Shred Nations? Whether we’ve worked with you for years, or you’re new to the business, we thought it was high time we introduced you to some of the people behind the brand. While we may have been in business for roughly two decades, a lot has...

5 Reasons a Paperless Office Makes Sense

A paperless office is no longer a pipe dream. With advancements in technology, like the cloud or document management systems, reducing your paper output is more achievable than ever. While it may be impossible for some industries to eliminate paper entirely, there are a number of ways it can...

How to Prepare for an Evacuation

As wildfires, floods, and natural disasters continue to creep into the suburbs, having an evacuation plan is essential. It’s not often that we write about personal experiences. However, it’s one of these experiences that led to the writing of this article. On December 30th, 2021, the historic Marshall fire...