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Why Is Document Storage And Retention Scheduling Necessary?

Why Is Document Storage And Retention Scheduling Necessary?

 

For some, document management might seem like a luxury and not a need. You might wonder the reason for seeking records management services when organizing, storing and disposing of documents could take place in-house. To answer this question, business owners don’t have to look much farther than a colleague's cluttered storage closet, or, even worse, their own disarray of boxes and loose papers.  

Why You Need to Work Document Storage Into Your Q3 Business Plan

Why You Need to Work Document Storage Into Your Q3 Business Plan

Believe it or not, the third quarter is around the corner. As a business owner or manager, now’s the time to finalize your business plan for the quarter so you can work toward meeting your financial goals in the second half of the year. That could mean ramping up your marketing efforts, making any necessary cuts, or increasing process efficiency.

The Easiest Way to Get Started with a Records Retention Schedule

The Easiest Way to Get Started with a Records Retention Schedule

When it comes to office organization and processes, sometimes it’s smarter to trust the experts. Sure, you could handle your own document storage and compliance responsibilities, but it’s often inefficient and, ultimately, costly.

Compliance Catastrophe? Consider Automating Records Management

Compliance Catastrophe? Consider Automating Records Management

If you’ve decided to implement a more strategic records management plan this year, you’ve taken a big step toward increasing efficiency and security for your organization.

However, when many companies decide to enhance their records management, they may do so piecemeal, with different personnel managing different parts of the plan. This strategy often leads to inconsistencies and can negate many of the benefits a records management plan can provide.

Office Managers: 4 Pieces of Offsite Document Storage Advice to Live By

Office Managers: 4 Pieces of Offsite Document Storage Advice to Live By

As an office manager, you have a lot on your plate: preparing payroll, developing and enforcing office policies, returning emails, ordering supplies, assisting with recruiting, and more.

One key responsibility that shouldn’t be overlooked is filing and storage. You need to store your company’s records properly to ensure compliance, efficiency and security.

Small Business Spring Cleaning 101: Don't Ignore Business Records Management

Small Business Spring Cleaning 101: Don't Ignore Business Records Management

Spring, what a wonderful time of year. The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and the sun’s shining just a little bit brighter. But the season isn’t all rainbows and butterflies. It’s also the time of year when many successful businesses start cleaning up the office.

Break New Ground: How To Refine Records Management Compliance

Break New Ground: How To Refine Records Management Compliance

The New Year is a great time for your business to look ahead and put in place needed changes in key areas, including records management. While the implementation of new processes can be confusing and unorganized, it doesn’t need to be, and improved processes can ultimately benefit your business in the long run.