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Be a hero: Get buy in for your records management program

Be a hero: Get buy in for your records management program

The vast majority of records managers say they struggle to get buy in for records management programs. There’s never enough time, and there’s certainly never enough money. Throw in a “keep-everything” culture and deep resistance to change, and you’ve got a witches brew of problems that even the most spellbinding records professionals can’t seem to […]
5 Easy Steps to Start A Records Management Program

5 Easy Steps to Start A Records Management Program

It’s easy to start a records management program, and you’ll see immediate benefits. First of all, your office will be more organized and productivity will increase. Equally important, you’ll sleep better at night knowing important documents are securely stored. Start a records management program and you’ll boost the bottom line A June 2017 study reported […]
Beat business spies with a clean desk policy

Beat business spies with a clean desk policy

Do you need a clean desk policy?You’ve studied up on malware and hackers. Maybe you’ve beefed up the IT department and designed a fierce cyber security program with firewalls and multiple backups. Perhaps you’ve even educated your team, warning them about opening unfamiliar attachments.But what if the biggest threat to corporate information security is a […]
Tape Storage: It’s still here, and it’s better than ever

Tape Storage: It’s still here, and it’s better than ever

Experts keep ringing the death bell for tape storage. But this simple, inexpensive and dependable storage solution refuses to die. Some experts are even saying tape storage is more valuable now than ever.This tried-and-true technology can solve many of your most modern information management problems. It is low-priced, environmentally friendly and almost entirely immune to […]
5 Pros for a Records Management Program

5 Pros for a Records Management Program

What if there was a way for your office to save time, money, space, and feel more organized—you’d do it, wouldn’t you? In the best of all possible worlds, records management policies at work are a no-brainer. They allow you to easily access mission–critical documents, reduce your risk in legal action, and can quickly get […]
Getting Records Management Right: 3 Success Stories

Getting Records Management Right: 3 Success Stories

Who would have thought a grocery store could benefit from better records management? Surprising though it may sound, records management keeps all kinds of organizations, such as small businesses, city governments, schools, and even grocery stores, to name just some, running smoothly. Records management is something that companies are always on the lookout to improve, […]
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 […]