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Convincing Reasons Why Your Business Needs Records and Information Management

Posted on September 4, 2015

Records document management is a hot topic these days—and for good reasons. The amount of data businesses produce and store is continually growing at an alarming rate each year, creating the need for a solid information storage approach. Without secured and controlled accessibility to your data, you leave yourself wide open to a host of […]

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How to Temporarily Manage Documents and Records When Moving to a New Office

Posted on August 10, 2015

Relocating offices can be a stressful and disruptive process—especially where it comes to secure document storage. Moving your business from one location to another requires a lot of planning and an equal amount of patience. Whether you are downsizing your work space, relocating to a bigger office, or moving across the country to be closer […]

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5 Reckless Record Management Mistakes

Posted on July 20, 2015

Data is one of the most valuable assets of any business. While there are a wide variety of threats that could seriously jeopardize your information—from theft, natural disasters, and explosions, to mold, water pipes bursting, and accidental sprinkler discharges—the most avoidable risks are often the ones that are right under your nose. Taking the time […]

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The Dangers of On-Site Document Shredding

Posted on June 24, 2015

Identity theft, fraudulent transactions, and even industrial espionage are all grim possibilities that any business must be prepared to face. Crucial information that is lost or has fallen into the wrong hands can put your company’s reputation on the line, as well as create a host of commercial hazards that could jeopardize your entire business. […]

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Building a Better Data and Recovery Backup Plan

Posted on May 4, 2015

There’s no denying it, we live in a data driven economy. Without constant access to information, businesses can come to a screeching halt, causing serious downtime and huge loses in revenue. If proper file storage and record management is way down on your list of priorities, it shouldn’t be. Hacker attacks; lost, damaged, or stolen […]

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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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4 Ways Taking Your Business Paperless Will Benefit Your Business

pushing papers - documents Posted on November 5, 2014

The paperless office used to be considered the pipe dream of the technology minded. A paperless office was going to be the next wave of the future, the way that businesses will run in the year 2250. But the future has come earlier than expected, and the good news is that it’s even been field […]

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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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