20 Questions and Answers about the Fundamentals of Records Management

Lawyers should not expect their clients to have the expertise of a professional records manager; however, there are some basic fundamentals about how records should be managed that every organizational employee should know to protect company interests. Many large organizations can afford to employ an army of professional records managers, …

How Much Time Is Wasted on Siloed Information?

It’s ironic that in this age of information, businesses flooded in data can have such a difficult time making data-driven decisions. But that’s been the reality for many organizations. Take Cisco Systems’ Services Operations Group, for example. Sydney Shackleford, one of the group’s project managers, spent much of her week …

The 2022 NARA mandate has agencies thinking retention policies, storage space and IT investments

The National Archives and Records Administration released its draft FY 2018 – FY 2022 Strategic Plan, which sets a timeline for the modernization and digitization of federal records. As part of this records modernization agenda, more than 500 million pages of records are scheduled to be digitized and NARA aims to …