Scan and Shred: A Critical Combination

To keep records management organized and secure, the best strategy is often a joint approach covering both scanning new records along with shredding the unnecessary hard-copies once you’re done. Use this video to learn more about why combining scanning and shredding is an essential combination in records management, the...

Improving Record Management: A Step-by-Step Guide

Well-maintained records management programs help businesses to remain compliant with record keeping regulations, avoid security risks, and improve their workflow and productivity. As you turn to evaluating your own records management, questions to ask yourself include what are the greatest weaknesses in your system,c and what steps can you...

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...