ISO Compliance and Cybersecurity Reporting – Yet Another Way to Strengthen Your Records and Information Management Program

In today’s world where humans produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily (that’s a million trillion!),[1] the average data breach costs $3.86 million,[2] and companies can face data privacy-related fines north of $800 million,[1] records and information management (RIM) is getting more time in the spotlight. Most RIM practitioners can build a strong case for…

Is it a Myth? Or is it a Legendary Lesson?

To believe or not believe, that is the question. These days it can be hard to tell myth from reality. For companies seeking records management help, there are several myths out there that can hamper improving your record management program. Examples of these include: you should hang on to records forever as you never know…

International Tax Record Roundup

For US taxpayers, May 17 (Tax Day) is fast approaching, and the question is often asked – How long should I keep my tax records? Here is a brief rundown of required or suggested recordkeeping periods for income tax records in the United States and other jurisdictions around the globe. These time periods do not…

Spring Cleaning Your Records

Spring is in the air–birds are chirping, flowers are starting to bloom, and the trees are starting to come alive again. The sun is out, it’s time to open the windows, bring out the cleaning supplies, and start spring cleaning. You clean and declutter your house come springtime, so why not spring clean your records?…

Connecting During COVID

Earlier this week and with a lot of courage I masked up and stepped into my friend’s home for a visit. After spending my entire pregnancy quarantined and then delivering a medically fragile baby, I’d been conditioned to fear in-person human interaction. “Do you want to sit down?” my friend asked. Though her house was…