Records Management

How Long to Keep Student Records at Home

When it comes to student-related records it’s state laws that define how long they need to be kept, making it difficult to lay out an all-encompassing retention guide for each and every type of student record. Instead, learn more in this video or the transcription below about guidelines on...

What Are the Penalties for FACTA Noncompliance

Businesses collect data on a daily basis. Whether it’s business, employee, or customer information, it’s important to keep this data secure. While there are many compliance laws surrounding privacy, FACTA specifically covers customer data. The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, FACTA, was enacted in 2003 by the Federal...

4 Signs of Poor Records Management and How to Fix Them

A records management system is an essential part of a business’s day-to-day work and centers around making sure companies are able to maximize their work efficiency by ensuring all their records are easily accessible, filed appropriately, returned to the right place, and backed up regularly. Learn more in this...

How Poor Records Management Impacts Businesses

It can be difficult to keep up with documents around the office. Without a thorough records management strategy, it can lead to miscommunication and disorganization. A records management plan can help guide a company towards more productive and efficient practices. It’s important to create a solid records management plan....

Why Are Documents Redacted?

Redaction, sometimes called sanitization or data anonymization, is the process of removing confidential or sensitive information from a document to protect that information. When documents are redacted, they can be used or published by a wider audience than originally intended without compromising confidentiality. Most industries use some amount of...

How RIM Programs Work

You keep vital information that needs careful attention. RIM systems make sure you are protected from making mistakes with this information. RIM helps you to identify, store, secure, track and destroy your important documents appropriately. Records Information Management (RIM) Records Information Management is often simply referred to as RIM....