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Topic: Get Organized

Your Favorite Articles of 2015

Your Favorite Articles of 2015

Looking back at 2015: Here are the articles you read the most. 2015 is almost in the books, and we’re willing to bet that you’re as filled up with records storage knowledge as you are of your grandma’s famous pumpkin pie. But in case you missed any highlights, here’s a little refresher on the most-read […]
Taking Control of Your Files

Taking Control of Your Files

Did you pass the quiz? If you answered “yes” to all six quiz questions, then you’re in total control of your files, your business, and your risk exposure. Well done—keep it up! Fewer than six “yes” answers? Then it’s time to review your records management practices. Whether they need a few tweaks or a total […]
To Ring in the New Year, Archive Your Old Files

To Ring in the New Year, Archive Your Old Files

When the calendar changed to “2015,” what did you do with all those papers, documents and old files marked “2014”? Smart businesses are boxing them up, archiving them and putting the ones they don’t need on hand into storage.
Organizational Tools for Records Managers (& Everyone Else)

Organizational Tools for Records Managers (& Everyone Else)

Whether your job is keeping tabs on every file and folder, or you are a fan of a tightly organized ship, here are Corodata’s picks for what well-run businesses need for proper records management. First, the basics These are the fundamental requirements for order and keeping clutter to a minimum.

Sue, the Office Hero

Sally, The New Girl

Sally, The New Girl

10 Must-Ask Questions For Healthcare

Hurricane Katrina changed the thinking of many medical offices and healthcare facility’s about Record Storage needs. According to the American Health Information Management Association, there are certain medical Record Storage issues that healthcare organizations should take into account to secure paper-based and digital data records:

How to use box storage for a clean slate at work in 2014

For most people, a new year means getting organized at home and trying to adopt a new routine for their own betterment. But, more often that not, maintaining a spick-and-span workspace and managing files falls wayside to these personal priorities, and it really shouldn’t. Why, you ask? Just think about it: a clean workspace and […]
Eight Easy Steps to a More Organized Desk

Eight Easy Steps to a More Organized Desk

Consider the current statistics: The use of office paper has tripled since the birth of the computer. The average office employee spends 1.5 hours a day (6 weeks per year) looking for misplaced things. Then there is the 21% of Americans who have missed vital work deadlines due to clutter. Nearly half say that disorganization […]

Making critical points for a better tomorrow

A Records Management Veteran’s Approach to Getting and Staying Organized. Part 3 – Making critical points for a better tomorrow Log these critical data points to ensure your inventory reports are useable now and tomorrow. In last month’s article, Give Your Files a High 5, we cited one of the late Stephen R. Covey’s “Seven […]