Welcome to the May/June 2013 issue of Information Management!
Although each of the articles in this issue is on a different topic, their common theme is the challenges that come from organizations having too much information. And those challenges are going to mount exponentially. Between now and 2020, new data is expected to double every two years, IDC predicted in “The Digital Universe in 2020.”
As records management and information governance professionals, you can play a pivotal role in helping your organizations conquer the chaos of too much information. The links below will take you to the individual articles that will help you meet the challenge. Visit http://imm.arma.org to browse the full issue.
Managing and Collecting Social Media for E-Discovery
Understanding the fundamentals of social networking services, the tools for managing, collecting, and authenticating information they contain, and the way to scope collection efforts can help organizations avoid evidentiary and authentication pitfalls.
5 Steps for Managing an Offsite Storage Vendor Consolidation
For organizations using multiple offsite records storage vendors, consolidating records under one vendor can create economies of scale and improve operations – if they are properly prepared to make the move.
Exploring the Principles for Increasing Integrity, Objectivity in External Audits
Because the integrity and objectivity of information are vital to the quality of audit outcomes, records and information management professionals have an important role to play in the audit process.
Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles® Series
The Principles at Work in a Canadian Regional Government.
Recordkeeping may look the same in government as it does in business, but there are important differences in both how and why records are kept.
Digital Dusting: Spring Cleaning for Network Drives
Spring cleaning for organizations should include a thorough clean-up of network drives, where they are sure to find a lot of “digital dust” shrouding the files stored on those drives, frustrating employees and increasing risks.
News, trends, and analysis of interest to you and your organization.
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