Records Management

Information Governance versus Information Management

If you’re unfamiliar with the terms like information governance or information management, you might assume they are one of the same. Actually, they’re two separate approaches to handling your business content. What is information management? From capturing, processing and indexing content to storing, archiving or deleting — information management involves how your organization controls various types of…

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Information Governance Initiative: Form a Plan in 6 Steps

Managing the quantity and variety of business content gets tricky when your enterprise is accumulating data at astronomical rates. With industry and government regulations for information retention policies becoming stricter, a records management policy, as part of an information governance plan, becomes paramount. But where do you start? Here are a few questions to consider…

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What is Information Governance? Why is it important?

It is estimated that 92% of the world’s data was created in the past two years. According to InfoGov Basics, this figure is predicted to grow to 44 zettabytes by 2020. Business information has become a double-edge sword. Many organizations struggle to keep their business documents safe while ensuring information is scanned, organized, centralized and…

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SharePoint Software: Make the Most of the 2016 Version

When the newest SharePoint software, SharePoint 2016 was unveiled, Microsoft released a lengthy rundown of what users can expect to discover while using SharePoint Online and SharePoint on-premises. Since KnowledgeLake’s expertise lies in optimizing an organization’s SharePoint investment to deliver a robust, reliable and scalable enterprise content management experience, we wanted to mention a few…

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Records Information Management Program RIM: How to Start

If you’re familiar with records management, you know how challenging this task can be. In many organizations, records management is a department, comprised of several employees tasked with ensuring records are stored where they are supposed to be and that its lifecycle has ended, the record is destroyed. If you don’t know much about records…

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Top 10 Reasons You Need Records And Information Management

Records management is a hot topic these days. The amount of data organizations generate and store multiply exponentially each year. (This includes content in applications like Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange and internal/external social media sites.) Managing the growth and variety of such content, as well as its locations, becomes an impossible process. And, when you also factor into the equation the evolving industry and government regulations…

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