Information Governance Lunch and Learn – RESCHEDULED

Complimentary Information Governance Lunch & Learn Please join us for lunch and hear from industry experts on Researching and Analyzing Legal Records Retention Requirements Date: Thursday, July 23rd Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MT RSVP: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1982224159889546764 Speakers: Rick Surber IGP, CRM and Jennifer Chadband, CRM, IGP, ECMp Description: Records and Information Management (RIM) Professionals…

Russia’s Archives Order – 2020 Updates

If your company does business or has a business presence in Russia, then you may be familiar with Order No. 558 which sets out a list of storage periods for recordkeeping. On December 20, 2019, the Ministry of Justice of Russia approved Order No. 236, Updating the List of Typical Administrative Archival Documents Generated in…

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…

E-Discovery and the Importance of Having a Records Retention Program that Includes Electronic Records

Discovery: the act or process of discovering.[1] In a lawsuit, discovery is the process of sharing information that is relevant to a particular legal action or proceeding. With the rapid growth of technology and electronic data, the discovery process has evolved to include a new way of discovering information: electronic discovery or “e-discovery.” Why all…

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…