Retention of records

Keeping all of your records forever isn’t an option if you want to follow information management best practices. View the resources below to learn how and when to dispose of your records to ensure compliance.
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Records Retention Schedules Understanding the Requirements | Iron Mountain
Records Retention Schedules: Understanding the Requirements

Topics: Compliance | Outsourcing Records Management | Retention of records

Most enterprises have a basic understanding of the importance of a records retention schedule. They know that this schedule defines the organisation's legal and compliance requirements when it comes to accessing, retaining and disposing of the records. Furthermore, they understand that a solid retention schedule reduces storage volume, costs and the risks of data breach exposure. However, organisations must go beyond on the basics and fully understand the types of legal requirements involved in a retention schedule and make sure they have been thoroughly analysed.


Taking on Retention Schedule Challenges: Can You Answer These Four Questions? | Iron Mountain
Taking on Retention Schedule Challenges: Can You Answer These Four Questions?

Topics: Compliance | Outsourcing Records Management | Retention of records | Records management

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. If this was true, grappling with the challenges of creating and maintaining up-to-date records retention schedules should have turned your business into the world's largest, most powerful organisation by now.Taking on your records retention challenges doesn't have to be a struggle. Once you create and maintain retention schedules based on relevant regulations, you can reduce the number of records you store, save space and mitigate the risk exposures of data breaches. But first you have to tease out potential stumbling blocks.







Records and Information Management: Getting It Right From The Start | Iron Mountain
Records and Information Management Getting It Right From The Start

Topics: Retention of records

Successful records and information management lets you plan, organise and take control of your organisation’s physical and digital records from creation, through active use to secure destruction, permanent storage or designation as big data. Your records retention schedule is the cornerstone of good records management. It is an important step not only in achieving compliance, but also in controlling costs and ensuring your information is available when it’s needed – regardless of where it is located.