Implications of Statutes of Limitations, Privacy & Handling Requirements on Information Management

All enterprises, whether they be commercial, governmental, charitable, or any other structure, are required to follow information management regulations in some way; there are even laws regulating the president of the United States.[1] This article discusses several regulatory requirements that impact enterprises during information creation, custodianship, archival and disposition cycles. Good practice requires the identification…

ROT Introduction & Prevention Tips

ROT stands for Redundant, Obsolete, and/or Trivial information and includes all information NOT being stored for a valid business, legal or common practice purpose. It is duplicative of official records, past its useful life, and/or information that does not meet the standard for an official record. Also, it’s important to remember that ROT consists of…

Managing Legacy Data through the Migration Process

Data management in the modern era faces complications from numerous facets, including controlling volume and securing information from breach. Perhaps less discussed publicly, but a problem faced by every company, is the challenge of migrating data from legacy systems. Systems commonly become obsolete as they are retired by the provider, new technology and features pique…

Designing the Modern Records Management Solution

Records Management in Design Records management isn’t a topic designers often hear about in the design industry. Before the existence of digital art, designers organized artwork in humidity-controlled environments to protect the materials and increase longevity; but implementing a records management application or process was rarely considered because the need for records management wasn’t there.…

Brexit Implications for Records Management

Brexit Implications for Records Management Immediately following the news of Britain’s decision to the leave the EU by vote, many unanswered questions arose regarding the implications for companies operating in the UK.  Nothing has changed yet, but moving forward and following the anticipated confirmation of the UK’s exit, records management issues will be one of…