The Access blog covers topics about the world of information governance and includes articles by our experts on records and information management best practices as well articles to help busy HR professionals transform the way they do business through strategy and process improvement.
The human resources department is the lifeblood of a company. Everything from hiring new employees and getting people paid to document disputes and improving company culture runs through your HR department. With so many important functions on the shoulders of HR, do you really think a pen-and-paper system is sufficient? The labor pool is changing. By… Continue Reading 6 Reasons Your Next HR Hire Should be Tech Savvy
Physical records management has come a long way from simply storing boxes of documents in a storeroom or an offsite warehouse. These days, you should be asking more from your records and information management vendor—a lot more. Organizations in every industry face increasingly complex regulations and high litigation risk, requiring a holistic records and information… Continue Reading Does Your Records and Information Management Vendor Have What It Takes?
Picture this: a dimly-lit file room, walls of Bankers Boxes® displaying cryptic case numbers and surnames; a bulky paper shredder nestled in the corner, its last use was most likely in 2015; and a few file clerks, each on their third cup of coffee, asking themselves – what stays and what goes? The world of… Continue Reading To Retain or Destroy? That is the Question
As businesses grow, they produce and store more data. With an increase in both physical and digital records, companies open themselves up to security breaches and compliance issues. In 2017, improper disposal of records, misconfigured databases and other unintended security issues caused the exposure of 1.9 billion records worldwide, according to digital security company Gemalto.… Continue Reading 6 Reasons to Consider a Records Management and Information Governance Consultant
Why does your human resource department need policies? The answer is simple: humans. While you can simply press “start” on a computer program and sit back, employees require formal policies to operate effectively and develop appropriately in their complex roles and workplaces. Additionally, clearly defining your company’s rules and regulations for employees—and, of course, consistently… Continue Reading 5 Human Resource Policies Your Department Should Put in Place Now
Document scanning helps businesses run more efficiently by conserving space, consolidating data and improving the way employees search for and retrieve information. The result is increased productivity, cost control and secured data. If your company has thousands of documents to be converted, however, mismanaging document scanning can result in wasted resources and exposed data. Avoid… Continue Reading 4 Document Scanning Mistakes Your Business Should Avoid