Document Storage

Canadian firms seeing fewer data breaches – why that could actually be bad

Posted on December 18, 2014

This year, the number of reported security incidents dropped by 22 per cent among large businesses in Canada, compared to 2013. That might sound great, but Canadian businesses also saw a 15 per cent drop in its security incident detection rate – and that might mean they’re not being vigilant enough. Last week, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) […]

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How to Get from 1998 Style Records Management to Information Governance for 2018

Posted on May 12, 2014

Are you still struggling with the records management problems of 1998? You’re not alone. Here are what we might call 2013 and 2018 information governance problems: The digital landfill problem. We have 50, or 100, or 1,000 TBs of documents all over the place in our various systems. How do we sort through it all […]

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Microsoft Says Solutions Support Hybrid Cloud

Posted on March 14, 2014

Microsoft Canada is making sure IT departments know it has their backs when it comes to cloud computing. At a customer event for Toronto-area IT managers and architects on Thursday, company officials insisted its latest products — Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and Visual Studio 2013 — will help organizations meet the […]

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Another One Bites the Dust: RIP Microsoft Exchange Server 2003

Posted on January 30, 2014

Along with Windows XP, life support is running out for Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. If your business is still running this 11-year-old mail, contact and calendar server, prepare to face a black hole when it comes to future problems. With many businesses already using one of the server’s three future generations — and with alternatives […]

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Microsoft Enables Remote Office Apps Control Through Windows Phone 8

Posted on December 2, 2013

Microsoft has announced the release of a new app that lets you control Word, Excel and PowerPoint from a Windows 8 phone. The company called this the beginning of a move to push the productivity space to a “diverse society of devices.” Office Remote The new release, which was announced on a blog post by […]

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Paperless Office?

stack of documents for converting Posted on April 9, 2013

The Paperless Office? It seems that according to new research published by AIIM during the week, the idea of a paperless office is further away than it ever was. This is not just hearsay, but one of the conclusions of the new report on records management in the Aimm State of the Industry series. It […]

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NAID Offers Advice on Handling Wet, Moldy Records

document restoration and storage Posted on November 9, 2012

  The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), Phoenix, has advised businesses in the path of Hurricane Sandy to consult with secure destruction companies about how to properly handle their wet or damaged documents. Every business has a legal responsibility to record and securely dispose of wet or partially destroyed paper records containing sensitive information, […]

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Dropbox Improves Mobile Photo Viewing Experience

dropbox logo Posted on October 19, 2012

Document sharing service Dropbox is improving the photo viewing experience for mobile phone browsers. Dropbox says users can now view photos via mobile phone “as easily and vividly as you would from your computer.” By visiting the Dropbox site from their mobile phone, users can then select the Dropbox icon, click the “Photos” button and […]

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What Happened to the PIPEDA Review?

secure documents Posted on December 23, 2011

Canada’s private sector privacy law, PIPEDA, requires a review every 5 years. The last review was in 2006, but parliament has broken for the holidays – so it appears that they’ve missed the requirement. Perhaps they will argue that the deadline hasn’t expired yet since the 2006 review lasted a long time.

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Ottawa, churches playing hardball over residential school historical documents, TRC charges

conversion scan of old document Posted on November 24, 2011

APTN National News The TRC was created as part of the federal government’s massive billion dollar court settlement with residential school students. In total, Parliament approved $66 million for the TRC to use. About 150,000 children were forced to attend residential schools. Many were taken from their homes with the help of the RCMP. There, […]

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