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GDPR Compliance Prep for US Companies

The clock is ticking on the European Union’s new privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We’re less than one year away from when the GDPR comes into force, May 25, 2018. This new regulation imposes sweeping privacy protection requirements on any entities that oversee personal data operations or process personal data in the…

Records Handling Requirements Format

Records Handling Laws: Format Requirements

Records managers often overlook laws that regulate record formats. Most companies store the bulk of their records electronically—or they’re moving in that direction. This makes it important to consider legal requirements about records formats. Permissive Format Regulations The good news is that most format regulations allow for electronic recordkeeping if you meet certain conditions. In the…

ISHS, Idaho State Historical Society, Case Study by Zasio Records Management Software

Case Study: Idaho State Historical Society

Summary Established as a state agency in 1907, the Idaho State Historical Society (ISHS) is an extraordinary system of cultural and historical resources, including the Idaho State Archives and the State Record Center. These programs deliver essential state services by providing critical storage and preservation needs of government records to 80 state agencies, 44 counties,…

2017 Zasio Article Electronic Recordkeeping and the Managing Government Records Directive

Electronic Recordkeeping and the Managing Government Records Directive

On November 28, 2011, President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum entitled Managing Government Records, initiating “an Executive Branch-wide effort to reform records management policies and practices” of agencies by developing a “21st-century framework for the management of Government records.” To achieve this objective, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the…

Highmark Case Study

Case Study: Highmark Inc.

Highmark Inc. is a national, diversified health care partner serving over 5 million members across the United States through its businesses in health insurance, dental insurance, vision care, and reinsurance. To establish a records management strategy that would ensure all its records were managed in accordance with business, legal, and regulatory requirements, Highmark Inc. partnered…