Records and Information Management: How to Make a Program Work for Your Business

Take a look around your office. Your colleagues are likely buzzing about, attempting to slash tasks off their to-do lists. Are most of them spending a portion of their day creating and sharing documents? Are they updating and filing away records? Is retaining records and revisiting information critical to the integrity of your organization? If… Continue Reading Records and Information Management: How to Make a Program Work for Your Business

5 Things Your HR Staff Could Be Doing Instead of Paperwork

As organizations strive to become leaner and nimbler, human resources departments have been challenged to evolve away from an administrative cost center into a strategic driver. But that hasn’t lessened HR staff’s administrative burden. Even today, paperwork accounts for approximately 60% of the time allocated, while strategic initiatives account for just 10%. Imagine, however, if… Continue Reading 5 Things Your HR Staff Could Be Doing Instead of Paperwork

5 Questions to Ask an Offsite Storage Vendor

It may be the digital age, but you still have a lot of important papers on file. Maybe you have magnetic tape backups for your most important online data. It’s time to move some of the filing cabinets and boxes off of your prime office real estate. How do you know who to trust with… Continue Reading 5 Questions to Ask an Offsite Storage Vendor

The Hidden Costs of Missing Documents

If you’re like most HR departments, you use paper for employee files. It’s not your imagination that your day is consumed by paperwork—and not just for document-intensive tasks like employee onboarding. One study showed that 71% of HR staff’s time is spent on service delivery, record keeping, compliance and internal management. Employee files are chock… Continue Reading The Hidden Costs of Missing Documents

8 Metrics You Should Be Using When Assessing Your Records Information Management Program

According to a recent study from the Association for Intelligent Information Management (AIIM), 36 percent of smaller organizations, 43 percent of mid-sized and 52 percent of large organizations reported a data breach in 2016 alone.[1] As technology continues to evolve and the amount of data companies need to manage grows at a rapid pace, businesses… Continue Reading 8 Metrics You Should Be Using When Assessing Your Records Information Management Program

Take HR from Tactical to Strategic With Digital Employee Onboarding

A good HR department is critical to maintaining a productive, organized workplace. Unfortunately, it’s easy to become lost in mounds of HR paperwork—especially when it comes to hiring new employees. While there is debate over how long the employee onboarding process should take, one thing’s for certain—many organizations’ onboarding efforts are falling short. A recent… Continue Reading Take HR from Tactical to Strategic With Digital Employee Onboarding

What GDPR Means for Your Physical Records

The European Union’s comprehensive General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which became effective in May, restricts the way companies can use, manage, and retain customer and employee data. Since so many documents today are stored online, many people assume the new law applies only to electronic files. But that’s not true. The GDPR grants rights to… Continue Reading What GDPR Means for Your Physical Records

5 Signs It’s Time to Transform Your Approach to Document Management

The heat is on for HR departments around the globe. They’re taking on an increasingly strategic role in their organizations while also dealing with a rising tide of employment and data security regulation that siphons away time, attention, and resources. Many have implemented digital solutions, such as HR Information Systems (HRIS) or Human Capital Management… Continue Reading 5 Signs It’s Time to Transform Your Approach to Document Management

California’s New Data Privacy Law: What HR Teams Need to Know

Following in the footsteps of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California has enacted a new law granting California residents greater oversight and control over the information organizations, including their employers, collect about them. Although not as extensive as the GDPR, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 is considered by many legal experts… Continue Reading California’s New Data Privacy Law: What HR Teams Need to Know

7 Steps to Build Your IG Program for the Future

Information governance (IG) is a discipline that is constantly evolving. From increasing regulations to the rapid output of information, businesses are creating more content while trying to comply with stricter rules surrounding data and privacy. As sanctions against those who fail to take proper precautions become more severe, it is imperative that businesses understand the… Continue Reading 7 Steps to Build Your IG Program for the Future