What Is a Disaster Recovery Plan and Why It’s Important

Organizations can’t always avoid disasters, however having disaster recovery plans and the preventative measures they include are essential for minimizing potential damage, quickly getting things back up and running, and most importantly preventing disasters in the first place. In this video learn more about what a disaster recovery plan...

Top 10 Reasons to Scan Your Records

As technology continues to improve, going paperless is becoming more and more common—and in some cases like healthcare it’s now standard. From saving money in both the long and short-term, to increasing productivity and security right from the get-go, there are numerous reasons to scan your records. In this...

How FACTA Impacts Records Management

The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) was enacted in 2003 to ensure the protection of consumers’ personal data. It provides consumers with the means to monitor their credit scores and dispute inaccuracies. FACTA guarantees that businesses are taking precautions to prevent identity theft. FACTA’s Impacts on Businesses...

Hard Drive Health: Top 10 Maintenance Tips

Computers are often one of a business’s most valuable tools and protecting their hard drives and the important information and software they store is crucial. In this video learn more about the value and top 10 tips for regular drive maintenance, the average hard drive lifespan, and strategies for what to...

Are You Disposing Hard Drives Safely?

When you delete files from your computer, they can still be recovered. That’s wonderful if you need to recover your own files. But if someone else gets a hold of files you intentionally deleted, it’s a whole different story. Destroying Data Someone may advise you to take a hammer,...

Selling a Home? Use Scanning to Simplify

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 to Do Once You Finish Scanning

If you are going to digitize your records, the most important step in this process is deciding what to do with your records once they are scanned. Last Steps in Scanning When you transition to digital record keeping, you will want to make informed decisions about how to store...

Offsite Records Storage’s Benefits

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,...

How Facilities Bundle Storage and Shredding

You’ve made the decision to store your records in a facility. You’ve been able to access files when necessary, but now some of your records have reached their expiry date. What should you do? Shred Outdated Documents Most record storage facilities offer a plan for records at the end...