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Roomba For Records

" I've been pondering records custodianship and how in the realm of electronic records this process is so much easier as it is automated if the file plan is integrated with the electronic records management system

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Tweeting for Records Management

I was listening to a day-long presentation on Records Management and developments in the industry by Dr

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Defining Success for Records Management

The next three facets are the records management program, the supporting architecture, and the supporting organizational structure. Here we find records management programs to be fairly mature, many of them established more than a decade ago. However, we find many firms now struggling to adapt their records management architectures to address electronic resources – both content and data

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How to choose the right metrics for proving ROI of electronic records management

In a three-part post we will take a look at the vital role of metrics in monitoring the performance of your RM program and demonstrating the ROI of your electronic records management system. It has always been a challenge for records and information management (RIM) professionals to demonstrate the value of their work to an organization. Anyone who has been working in the field for long will be familiar with the refrain, "senior management does not understand why records management is important!" In recent years, the challenge of demonstrating the value of RM has been compounded by the emergence of electronic document and records management systems (EDRMS)

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Fraud and Abuse are Bad – But Disease and Death are Worse

A January 8 story in The New York Times shone a bright light on the perils of implementation for electronic health records. “The report was critical of the lack of guidelines around the widely used copy-and-past function…available in many of the largest EHR systems

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Disposing of Electronic Records - Survey Redux

Nearly all respondents (96%) in both surveys had a pre-approval process for destruction of physical records stored off-site, and the majority (78-82%) had a pre-approval process for physical records stored on-site. The most frequent roles involved in pre-approval process for the destruction of physical records were RM, Legal, Tax, and the department that owns the records. A pre-approval process for the deletion of electronic records was more likely to be applied to digital records stored on-site (73% in the 2nd survey), especially for high-volume repositories, than for digital records stored off-site or in the cloud (61% in the 2nd survey)

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