How to Avoid Costly Documentation Restoration

The Heart of it All A document storage disaster can be compared to a heart attack in the human body. They can happen anytime. They can happen to anyone. The result could possibly be one of these three simplified outcomes. Loss of time, costly, but with full recovery. Loss of time, costly, but enough damage…

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Document Archival Drama

The Archival Archrival – A Short Play Frank: Hey, Brian. Can I talk to you for a minute? Brian: Sure, Frank. What’s up? Frank: Yeh, so maybe you’ve noticed that office space is getting a little tight because we’ve added several filing cabinets and we’ve also got file boxes stacking up pretty high. I was…

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Records Management and the Red Flags Rule

The Red Flag Throughout history, a physical red flag is a traditional way to communicate the presence of danger. If you see one at the beach, it usually indicates dangerous surf or currents. The term “red flag” is used as a metaphor also meaning possible danger. When the term “raises a red flag” is used,…

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HIPAA Compliance Doesn’t End with Retirement

Retirement The time has finally come when you can stop lying about your age and start bragging about it. You are moving on from the old saying, “time is money” to “do I get a senior’s discount?” Although you have dreamed of the moment when you can let go of the hustle and bustle of…

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Records Management Tips for 2022

The hectic Christmas season has come to an end and a new year has begun. Experts say that you have just entered the most depressing month of the year. But January doesn’t have to be that way! For many, being organized makes them feel energized and productive. Start off 2022 by cleaning up your records…

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Four Ways Document Archiving Benefits Your Business

Archiving is the act of transferring data to a less frequently-used storage medium. This might be by physically moving paper documents to a less-used space or offsite, or moving digital files to another electronic device like a tape, backup drive, flash drive, and perhaps to an off-site media storage facility. You may not have considered…

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Do Your Records Management Practices Align with the Law?

North of the 49th There are some really interesting laws around the world. Did you know that our Canadian neighbors have a law that radio stations must play at least 35% Canadian content? It came into being just as Burton Cummings and Randy Bachmann of the Canadian group, The Guess Who, produced their number one…

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Why Self-Storage Units Are Not a Records Management Solution

School Daze When I was in school, I hated taking tests. I still do. You may feel the same. To honor those who despise tests, here’s the perfect quiz that doesn’t require answers. That’s right! No answers required. That’s because the questions are rhetorical. So, if you take the time to read the questions, you…

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Is Your Business Ready for Offsite Document Storage?

Is your business ready to develop further, but you’re not sure you can afford more space or staff to expand? Did you know that you can expand and increase productivity with the space and the staff that you already have? Don’t let limited space or staff hold your business hostage and keep it from growing.…

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Is It Time to Outsource Your Records Management?

First, let’s consider why you might not be outsourcing your records management: You believe it’s more affordable to do it yourself. You feel you have more control over your documents. You want to make sure your files are secure. These are common myths that can cause your organization real harm, so in this blog, we’re…

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