Digital Vs. Electronic Records Management FAQs and Differences

The terms “digital” and “electronic” are often used interchangeably these days, including when it comes to talking about records management. While there is a lot of overlap in how these terms are used, it can be useful to distinguish between digital vs. electronic documents, particularly when it comes to designing a records management strategy. Digital Learn more

2022-04-29T11:29:12-05:00April 29th, 2022|Document Storage|

Document Management in a Hybrid/Remote Workforce

Hybrid workforces are more common than ever, and that can create challenges when it comes to your document management. Fortunately, experienced third party services and effective tactics can help you minimize the risks. What Is Document Management? First, what is document management? At it’s core, it’s any process or system used to store, track, access, Learn more

2022-04-01T09:00:54-05:00April 1st, 2022|Document Storage|

More Companies Are Digitizing Records Than Ever Before

In the last several years, more companies are digitizing their records than ever before. Beyond the pandemic, there are many reasons for this shift toward more paper-independent workplaces, such as mitigating costs and better serving customers in a digital marketplace. Why Companies Are Making the Switch to Digitized Records Projections indicate that 45% of the Learn more

2022-04-01T08:57:05-05:00April 1st, 2022|Document Storage|

Tips for Choosing the Right Records Management Service

Quality records management is a necessity for many business owners, and it can be difficult to know which vendors are the right fit for your business. It is important to understand that not all records management services are the same. Several elements may affect the quality and delivery of records management. Here are some tips Learn more

Top Considerations for Document Management

Top Considerations for Document Management Records management is a major concern for virtually any company, but different industries face different regulatory requirements concerning document management and recordkeeping. Depending on the industry, size of the business, turnaround expectations of customers, and level of digitalization, a company’s records management strategy will vary. Armstrong Archives, LLC regularly Learn more

FERPA and Student Record Storage

Do you know your rights under federal law as a student or as the parent of a student with protected student records? Which organizations have you authorized to handle your protected records? If those organizations are not in compliance with federal laws, your records could be mishandled, altered, stolen, or otherwise compromised. Student records are Learn more

Tips for Becoming a Paperless Law Office

Law offices everywhere generate a huge amount of paper. As professionals in office spaces look to find greener, more environmentally friendly methods of operating, it should come as no surprise that many lawyers have begun creating paperless law offices. Even if you have decided to go paperless, however, it can be difficult to determine exactly Learn more

Understanding Federated Searches

Federated search refers to a type of information retrieval system that allows a user to simultaneously search multiple resources. After making a single query, a federated search gathers results from multiple engines that participate in the federation. Unlike distributed search, federated searches require centralized coordination of searchable resources. The following will take a brief Learn more

2020-08-25T08:27:56-05:00June 12th, 2019|Document Storage, Records Storage Dallas|

Why Off-Site Document Storage in Better than On-Site

To avoid complications and streamline business operations, companies must come up with a number of different policies including a strategy for document storage. This plan should address a number of key issues including what documents will be retained, how long the documents will be held, and where and how the documents will be stored. Learn more

Deciding Which Records to Store and Which to Destroy

Many business owners find it difficult to decide which records to store and which to destroy or shred.  Many hesitate to destroy documents out of regulatory compliance concerns. When this is the case, the result is a lot more files on hand than are actually needed. After months or years of this practice, companies Learn more

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