A Record Destruction Policy Is a Business and Environmental Win-Win

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Why exactly does an organization — even a small one — need a record destruction policy? Like so many other relationships, an enterprise’s relationship with its own records is complicated. Finding them, protecting them, using them responsibly — the obligations that can be generated from even the most minimal record and information management tasks just go on and on. At some point, though, an operation will have no more use for a record.

Recording Destruction

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To start with, and something that I have never really thought about is that Archeology, the act of excavating, is an act of destruction. called Unit Excavation Forms, are used to record exactly what the archeologists were seeing as they dug the site. Per Dr. Thomas, Unit Excavation forms’ primary role then, is to record the process of removal, layer by layer in each unit.

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Former Texas bank president admits to setting records ablaze to hide fake loans she issued via the Dallas Morning News

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The post Former Texas bank president admits to setting records ablaze to hide fake loans she issued via the Dallas Morning News appeared first on IG GURU. Business Compliance IG News Information Destruction Information Governance Records Management Risk News Shredding Dallas Morning News Enloe State Bank President Records Destruction Records Fire

Off the Record: RIM Month Special Edition– Blockchain, Record Tampering, Internet Archive: Oh My!

The Texas Record

Tune in monthly for a curated collection of articles we found interesting on a broad range of topics; some which are directly related to records management and others which might share common themes. No, we didn’t write these articles —hence the name of this series, “Off the Record”— but fortunately, we didn’t need to in order to share the knowledge with our subscribers. “ What blockchain means for records management ” — GCN.

Ways to Overhaul Your Records Management Programme in 2019

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The start of the new year offers an opportunity to get a better handle on your records management. In this blog, we offer tips for overhauling your records management programme in 2019. Conduct a Record Inventory. A records inventory provides the foundation for a sound records management programme. Locating and identifying records takes time and effort, so it’s important to get support from your staff. Records management policy implementation.

Documenting the Premature Destruction of Local Government Records

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Texas is also not immune from human errors like electrical fires, accidental deletion, or simply misplacing records. This is a wind-up to say that all of these factors can lead to records being lost before their retention requirements have been fulfilled. State agencies will file an RMD 102: Authority to Dispose of State Records with TSLAC in these instances. So how can governments document premature destruction of records now? But these records have not.

Thought Leadership: National Biometric Information Privacy Act Proposed by US Lawmakers

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From a records management perspective, the implications of the NBIPA would be huge.

Commonly Overlooked Data That Should be Destroyed

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The destruction of documents is an important element of the records management system of any business. When it comes to personal records, the law requires companies to destroy documents in a number of situations. The following will outline some of the most common types of information that companies overlook during their document destruction process. A large number of companies record personal information of clients, customers, and employees on a routine basis.

Onboarding in the time of Covid-19

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Jes Martell, of Penn State, discusses onboarding for her new records management position during the time of Covid-19: There is no better feeling than nailing an interview and getting offered the position you were hoping for. When I accepted my job offer for the position of Records Center Specialist at the Pennsylvania State University in March of 2020, I had all of these same feelings and thoughts running through my head. We also used this time to review our Records Center website.

“The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” Our Turf?

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University Records Manager, Brandeis University. This book passed under my radar until a kind colleague pointed out that, in one chapter, Kondo dispenses personal record retention and categorization guidance. Still, as a records professional, I’m left feeling like this “organizing consultant” is somehow stealing my (our) fire. Kondo’s personal record advice appears in a “Sorting Papers” section of a chapter titled, “Tidying by Category Works Like Magic.”

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The Strategic, the Tactical, and Agile Records Management

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Program Director for University Records Management, Brandeis University. Ask yourself to accurately describe your records program in 2021, presuming that we all operate in variable environments and then see how sure you feel about it. We are experiencing such fast and fundamental shifts in the record generation, stewardship, and threat environments that strictly long-term eyeglasses, rather than bifocals, can harvest tomorrow’s stale and musty failures. George Despres, CRM.

Preparing for Litigation Before it Happens: eDiscovery Best Practices, Part Four

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But if the statute of limitations has tolled, a business may delete relevant records and thus the SOL acts as a simple de facto IG policy. The requirements for those specific states need to be reviewed in detail before making an IG decision with regards to construction related records. Records Retention. Typically, when asked about IG, attorneys will say it is a records retention policy. Healthcare Records.