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5 Ways to Hold a Shred Day

5 Ways to Hold a Shred Day

Many of our clients organized paper shredding events last week in honor of Earth Day, April 22nd. #EarthDay is a global holiday where people join efforts to show support for a sustainable environment—like hold a shred day. Paper shredding is an eco-friendly way to remove unwanted paper securely while protecting our planet. Many businesses found […]
What documents NOT to Shred

What documents NOT to Shred

Headed to the shred bin? Ever wonder what not to shred? While going through a purge of old business documents is a good thing to do after your annual income tax filing, not every document in the office is destined for destruction. Shredding is one aspect of file organization and a good records management company […]
Three Data Management Must-Dos

Three Data Management Must-Dos

Let’s face it: 2017 is turning out to be a very unpredictable year. A year when external forces like California floods along with mudslides, and the San Francisco Metropolitan Transit Agency (SFMTA) system hacker scanning for year-old Java vulnerability are bringing some unknowns into the business world, and yes, even data management. These are all […]

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 […]