Records Management Knowledge Center

Learn how to manage, organize, and store your critical data more efficiently.

Improving the accessibility and security of your data doesn't need to be difficult. Our knowledge base contains all the information you need to make informed decisions when its time to modernize your records management practices.

One of the most crucial responsibilities that any business has is to protect the confidentiality of the sensitive data in its possession.  While only a small part of a larger overall data protection program, shredding unnecessary/outdated documents is one of the simplest and most effective ways to ensure that sensitive data is protected against information

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Optical character recognition (OCR) is technology that allows computer software to convert text found in a scanned document or image into machine-readable text. Anyone who has ever been to the airport, sent a letter in the mail, or deposited a check at an ATM has used OCR technology. The most common use of OCR technology

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In early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in the US. This once-in-a-century global event turned life as we know it completely on its head.  As the virus spread, lock-downs swept across the country, and uncertainty was at an all-time high. Any business deemed as nonessential was forced to shut down, leaving employees wondering if and

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Most business owners know that paper is a slow, outdated technology that adds unnecessary costs at every turn. It can make even the simplest of tasks more difficult, resulting in longer turnaround times and subsequently, increased labor costs. Employees can waste hours a week fumbling through filing cabinets looking for the documents they need. Not only

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Government agencies are the largest source of paper documentation and microfilm records in the country. This is because government agencies are responsible for the preservation of tax documents, business licenses, permits, financial documents, historical records, and more. At one time, paper and microfilm was the gold standard of information storage. Not just in government, but

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One of the most critical responsibilities that a business has is protecting the sensitive data in its possession. Whether it’s proprietary business processes, internal communications, employee records, or information collected from your customers, your data is under a constant threat of theft or potential exploitation.  And the consequences of such an unfortunate event should not

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For most of the twentieth century, microfiche and microfilm were the preferred methods used to store images, blueprints, schematics, maps, and other important documents for extended periods of time.  At the peak of its popularity, there was no other format with the same versatility or longevity.  Microform technology made it possible to reduce documents on

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Whether it’s customer/client details, financial records, proprietary company information, or employee files, most organizations eventually find themselves in possession of sensitive data. More often than not, a large percentage of that data is stored on paper.

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The increased demand on HR departments to manage these documents added hours of manual data entry, which led to a litany of administrative issues including misfiled/lost records, compliance issues, and inefficient workflows. Thankfully, the source of these issues is well known: outdated paper-based records keeping.

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For medical practices and healthcare facilities, meeting the needs of patients and providing quality care is a top priority. Unfortunately, this huge responsibility comes with a TON of paperwork.  And the worst part? Medical practices are legally required to organize and store all of this documentation, some of which must be kept on file for

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