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What’s This Whole Records Lifecycle Thing?

What’s This Whole Records Lifecycle Thing?

The practice of records management can be likened to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs—the best-known theory of motivation that lists Safety, Belonging and Self-Actualization as terms to describe the pattern through which human motivations usually move. Similarly once your sensitive documents are secure, the motivation for Records Managers to use and manage their archival records in a safe, orderly, offsite environment is the next step. The question then becomes, how does a company keep up with the various stages of its records’ lives?
Records Management: Things Every Small Business Owner Must Do

Records Management: Things Every Small Business Owner Must Do

Did you know that there are of 32 million small businesses which account for 99.9% of all US businesses? Small businesses are the lifeline of the US economy. That’s why the U.S. recognizes America’s small business owners each year with National Small Business Week. At Corodata, we hope that your small business continues to grow […]
Reality check: How safe are personal shredders?

Reality check: How safe are personal shredders?

All it takes is a stroll through Costco or Staples to know that we are buying millions of personal shredders in the US. These machines are at the forefront of the battle to protect our personal identities, private information, and our credit ratings.
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 “2023,” what did you do with all those papers, documents and old files marked “2022”? Smart businesses are boxing them up, archiving them and putting the ones they don’t need on hand into storage.
Overview of HIPAA Compliance

Overview of HIPAA Compliance

What is HIPAA and what does it stand for HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. It is a federal law that was enacted to protect the privacy of individuals’ protected health information (PHI), which includes medical records, billing information, and other personal health-related data. It also sets standards for […]
Why Electronic Media Destruction is Key to Data Protection

Why Electronic Media Destruction is Key to Data Protection

Learn why electronic media destruction is so crucial for keeping your data safe in Corodata’s essential guide. Click to find out the best ways to wipe the slate clean.
5 Ways to Turn Onsite Storage Space Into Commute-Worthy Real Estate

5 Ways to Turn Onsite Storage Space Into Commute-Worthy Real Estate

The hybrid working model is here to stay, and there is an opportunity to reallocate underused square footage and to reinvent the workplace for flexibility, socializing, and profits.
5-Step CPRA Employee Training Guide for Records Managers

5-Step CPRA Employee Training Guide for Records Managers

This five step guide explains what CPRA employee training should include and how to implement the training to ensure compliance for the upcoming year.
Managing Records with Corodata’s Client Portal

Managing Records with Corodata’s Client Portal

Real-time updates and more user-friendly document management capabilities make the revamped Corodata client portal an essential part of a more productive, secure, and convenient remote or hybrid workplace.
Three Posters California Businesses Use to Secure Paper Documents

Three Posters California Businesses Use to Secure Paper Documents

Data breaches have increased exponentially year-over-year—especially with accelerated digital adoption and increased human error since the pandemic began. Here are three (3) posters California businesses use to secure paper documents »