SharePoint Records Management: Online vs 2016 On-Premises

March 16, 2017 by Chris Caplinger

Tags: Records Management, Cloud

When it comes to SharePoint records management, the process and strategy is dependent on whether your organization uses On-Premises or Online. A recent blog article from Sharegate goes over the differences in detail in a helpful way.

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Common Questions Executives Have About SharePoint Information Governance

January 13, 2017 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: File Plan, Records Management

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

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5 Ways to Fix SharePoint Records Management

November 9, 2016 by Chris Caplinger

Tags: Records Management, Records Retention


SharePoint is a great platform, with a core set of features that rival the best enterprise content management systems available. If you have been using SharePoint very long however, you start to realize it has a great core platform, but it is not so good at the individual tasks that need to be accomplished with your information.

Whether it’s business process management, document capture, or records management, sometimes the SharePoint features just don’t cut it out of the box.

Here are 5 ways you can fix the records management feature deficiencies.

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3 Major Risks of SharePoint Records Management and 5 Ways to Solve Them

September 23, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: eDiscovery, Records Management, SharePoint

Technology has permanently changed the way information is managed. Data governance, especially related to SharePoint records management has become a digital and technical endeavor. As the options for digital storage became less expensive and more flexible, organizations began keeping more and more data. Unfortunately, many of their data governance strategies could not keep up and the overwhelming amount of records were not properly managed.

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Stay on Top of Your Office 365 Records Management and Compliance

August 17, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Records Management, Compliance

Office 365 records management and compliance is an integral part of any information governance strategy. Microsoft has added some features recently that make this process a little easier for any organization. Below are these features as outlined in a recent Office blog post.

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Locating Records is the First Step in SharePoint Information Governance Implementation

July 21, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Locating Records, Records Management

Effectively locating records is a key first step in SharePoint information governance implementation and can be a huge potential source of cost if not properly addressed.

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Are You Making These SharePoint Records Management Oversights?

July 7, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: eDiscovery, Records Management, SharePoint

Technology has permanently changed the way information is managed. Data governance, especially related to SharePoint records management has become a digital and technical endeavor. As the options for digital storage became less expensive and more flexible, organizations began keeping more and more data. Unfortunately, many of their data governance strategies could not keep up and the overwhelming amount of records were not properly managed.

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The Need for Third-Party SharePoint Records Management Add Ons

October 15, 2015 by Team RecordLion

Tags: Records Management, SharePoint

Last week we posted about Bruce Miller's new book. Bruce has made an excerpt of Managing Records in Microsoft SharePoint available for free on his website. You can CLICK HERE and navigate to the Reports section to download the excerpt, which is focused around the need for third-party SharePoint records management add-ons.

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Managing Records in Microsoft SharePoint: A New Book from Bruce Miller

October 2, 2015 by Team RecordLion

Tags: Records Management, SharePoint

Our friend Bruce Miller at RIMtech Consulting has released a new book, Managing Records in Microsoft SharePoint. It is available on the ARMA International Bookstore now!

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SharePoint Records Management: 3 Must Haves in Hybrid Deployments

September 30, 2015 by Brett Grego

Tags: Records Management, SharePoint

SharePoint Records Management can be a daunting task. It’s difficult to manage and even more difficult to see what’s going on. In addition to this, managing records and information in a hybrid deployment, where an organization uses both SharePoint On-Premise and SharePoint Online, only makes the task more difficult.

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