Records Management

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...

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,...

5 Key Components to a Records Management Program

A solid records management program is critical in keeping your company’s files organized, accessible, and secure. Properly managing your records includes following the life of the file from the moment they are created to the the point of disposition.   Records Management Program: The Key Components Identify your qualified...

Information Governance vs Records Management [Video]

  Records management and information governance are two terms with similarities in their responsibilities and principles yet are executed very differently. Video Transcript Recognizing the Difference The terms “records management” and “information governance” are often used interchangeably. While the two do have similar purposes, there are also clear distinctions...

Records Management vs Information Governance

While the terms “records management” and “information governance” may have overlapping principles and are often used interchangeably, there are some key differences that should be considered by management professionals. Put simply, information governance encompasses all data management as a whole. Records management is a subset within information governance. To...

Managing Record Retention Requirements in the Office

Document management in the workplace is complicated enough but add in record retention requirements and you’ll find another mountain of confusion to overcome. Most businesses use a combination of digital and physical documents to keep track of all their information. While many of these files are for the usual...

Records Storage vs. Scanning: Your Cheapest Option

Got too much office clutter? Many companies turn to document scanning services to clean up their office, but this solution might not be right for you. Hybrid solutions that incorporate both document scanning and record storage can be the most efficient and cost-effective. Learn more about what that looks...