5 Steps for In-House Attorneys to Succeed at Records Retention Policies

June 2, 2017 by Kevin Bley

Tags: Legal, Records Management, Retention Schedules

The vast majority of companies we interview do not follow their retention policies. The blame can be spread between legal, information technology and the business. This post will give 5 steps to help in-house attorneys succeed with Records Retention Policies.

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What is In-Place Records Management?

April 20, 2017 by Julie Lintner

Tags: Records Management, In-Place

When you are searching for a Records Management solution, there are many choices.  Many of them have similar features, although there are a few things that set them apart from each other.  One such feature is In-Place Records Management.

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What the C-Level Wants to Know About Information Governance

October 24, 2016 by Julie Lintner

Tags: File Plan, Records Management

1. We already have a File Plan and our policies and disposition are well defined.  Why do we need Information Governance?

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6 Mistakes to Avoid When Implementing a Records Management Solution

October 18, 2016 by Julie Lintner

Tags: File Plan, Records Management, Retention Schedule

Here is a list of common mistakes when implementing a Records Management solution. This list assumes that you have taken care of the necessary requirements such as having a File Plan and a Retention Schedule.

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5 Things Your Boss Wants to Know About Information Governance

September 7, 2016 by Julie Lintner

Tags: File Plan, Records Management

1. We already have a File Plan and our policies and disposition are well defined.  Why do we need Information Governance?

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Using ECM and Records Management Together: A Step Towards Information Governance

July 20, 2016 by Julie Lintner

Tags: Records Management, ecm

ECM and Records Management are perfect examples of solutions that can work well together and even enhance the overall solution when used together. They each have separate individual goals, but together they provide efficiency and compliance and are a step on the way to Information Governance. 

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How Solid is Your Records Management Program?

April 29, 2016 by Jim Merrifield

Tags: Records Management, Disposition

This post comes by way of a guest author, Jim Merrifield IGP,CIP. Jim is a Records & Information Governance Manager at Robinson+Cole, LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, where he is a member of the Data Privacy and Security team. He is also Co-founder of The Information Governance Conference (InfoGovCon), an Information Coalition event.

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3 Business-Critical Reasons to Keep a Shared Drive

February 25, 2016 by Julie Lintner

Tags: Records Management, Shared Drives

My 20+ years in the ECM industry has probably skewed my attitude toward using a Shared Drive.  After all, I spent years selling the concept that your content should be stored in a repository, not on a Shared Drive.  And managed a plethora of projects where we migrated Shared Drives to SharePoint. After all, traditional Shared Drive content is typically unorganized, hard to find, and lives beyond its required lifespan.  RecordLion even recently blogged on the topic of Managing a Shared Drive.

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6 Things I've Learned About Information Governance - From a Document Imaging Veteran

February 11, 2016 by Julie Lintner

Tags: Records Management, Document Imaging, Meta Data

Isn't it fun to have a new gig? My new gig is being a student of Information Governance. I have been in the Document Imaging industry for over 20 years and have spent countless hours analyzing and building Taxonomies. But the concept of Information Governance is something we avoided, or maybe not avoided, but certainly didn't embrace.

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ARMA Recommends Federal Information Governance Rules Changes

January 5, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Records Management, Government, ARMA

A recent post from ARMA espouses the importance of the U.S. federal agencies properly addressing records and information governance rules concerns earlier in the development process. As we've written before, a proactive approach to information governance is critical. ARMA International President Peter Kurilecz wrote a letter in fact, to the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This was in response to proposed revisions to the government's rules concerning information governance rules.

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