Information Governance Lunch and Learn

Complimentary Information Governance Lunch & Learn Please join us for lunch, network with peers, and hear from industry experts on Researching and Analyzing Legal Records Retention Requirements Date: Thursday, March 26th Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. MT Location: Zasio Headquarters | 401 W. Front Street, Suite 305 | Boise, ID 83706 Speakers: Rick Surber IGP,…

Navigating Multiple Jurisdictional Requirements: Which Jurisdiction is Controlling for Retention Purposes?

A common question amongst our international clients is: “which jurisdictional law should our retention schedule follow?” From a records management perspective, the general rule of thumb is to focus on the “place of the regulated activity.” Applying this rule can be difficult, however, when there are regulated activities with legal and operational implications beyond the…

Archive Law, Is It Just Applicable to Governments?

A National Archives Agency preserves official documents, photos, artifacts and records that have important historical value to a country. The purpose of an Archive’s Agency is to preserve these important records for future generations and provide public access to these records. Why are archive laws so important? Archive laws set out standards for preservation of…

The Importance of Being Permanent

The effect of the word permanent “is rarely pure and never simple”[1] when it comes to records management. In the post-GDPR world, how you interpret and implement the word “permanent” into your retention schedule—as either a long-term retention period[2] or a hardcopy format—could cost you significantly. The Association of Records Managers & Administrators (ARMA) defines…

Are Cloud Drives the Latest Dumping Ground?

The underlying promise of digital transformation is that if you eliminate paper you will improve process workflow and organizational performance. But it often seems that we’ve traded one mountain of clutter for another. We’ve evolved from stacks of paper filling filing cabinets to growing digital disarray in file servers, online repositories, and web-based services. And…

Big Bucket Retention Schedules

Is the Big Bucket Retention Schedule Dead in the Age of Privacy?

Big Bucket records retention schedules (RRS) are common practice in the Records and Information Management (RIM) industry. The Big Bucket approach involves grouping records together based on similar business processes and events to the greatest extent possible.  Routine records are classified separately.  Implementing a Big Bucket approach means that duplication and overlapping between business areas…