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New Year, New Corodata Website

Thanks to your input, we’ve updated the Corodata website. We think you’ll love the new, modern look as much as we do. Check out the new, easy-to-use features, mobile-friendly design, and more. 1. Live Chat. Questions? Need help navigating the Corodata website? Have a specific issue that needs to be addressed? No problem. With just […]
Year in Review: 3 To-Do Lists — Done!

Year in Review: 3 To-Do Lists — Done!

As we say goodbye to this year, and plan for the next, we’ve written 3 “done” lists, with 38 things total that we’ve completed as part of our commitment to keeping your documents safe. Use these 2016 records management guidelines to help you plan for the year ahead.
7-step employee training guide for record retention awareness

7-step employee training guide for record retention awareness

What do a video production studio in L.A., a law firm in San Francisco, and purchasing departments for schools through the state have in common? They all have record retention policies that need to be followed by their employees.
Record Retention: Big Tips for Small Businesses

Record Retention: Big Tips for Small Businesses

In part three of our Q & A with records pro Helen Streck of Kaizen InfoSource, we learn why it’s important for even small-sized businesses to stay on top of record retention schedules.
Record Retention Laws: Litigation Happens. Here’s Help.

Record Retention Laws: Litigation Happens. Here’s Help.

What’s one of the most compelling reasons to create a retention schedule and stick to it? The law. In Part 2 of our exclusive interview, we ask records pro Helen Streck about how our record retention schedules can keep us organized in case of any litigation that may come your way.
Helen Streck of Kaizen InfoSource on Retention Schedules [Podcast]

Helen Streck of Kaizen InfoSource on Retention Schedules [Podcast]

Have you ever wondered how to even start? Record management pro Helen Streck, CEO of Kaizen InfoSource, definitely feels your pain. She sat down with Corodata to give us her guidelines for getting started on a retention schedule—a crucial piece that falls under an organization’s record retention policy, and the building block all record management. […]
The New Role of Information Managers

The New Role of Information Managers

Find out how information management and security have morphed. Keeping track of thousands of records, both paper and online, has become an increasingly overwhelming burden for information managers. Not just for you and everyone you know: Even the executives at Sony Pictures Entertainment weren’t above being the targets of a major hacker attack that served […]
Chain of Custody is a BIG Deal

Chain of Custody is a BIG Deal

Keep an ironclad eye on your business records with this important process. After 20 years, the O.J. Simpson murder trial is back in the news, thanks to the compelling FX American Crime Story miniseries and the ESPN documentary, “O.J.”. One key learning: The defense successfully used tainted evidence from the crime scene to cast doubt […]
3 Guidelines for Record Management Nirvana

3 Guidelines for Record Management Nirvana

We can’t sugarcoat this. We’re in the information age. And with the era comes reams, loads, and massive quantities of information, both online and in paper form. With all that data comes a massive paper trail, sometimes literally.
Spreading the Shredding: 3 tools to help CA businesses keep data safe

Spreading the Shredding: 3 tools to help CA businesses keep data safe

A dumpster diver comes across tossed patient records, including medical histories and social security numbers. Police are called when a worker in an office park notices someone suspiciously dumping boxes of documents. A man on a walk discovers stacks of invoices with social security numbers strewn on a sidewalk. Unusual? Hardly. Do a quick web […]