Get Your RIM Program up And Running

A. Capture        B.  Classification        C.  Reorganization          D.  Migration Records management progression from a start-up situation to a fully managed enterprise records management solution can seem like an insurmountable task. Many organizations implementing a Record and information Management (RIM) program struggle with where to start.  There are considerable digital files in multiple storage structures.   Often records

WISPIR – Q&As

Looking for a solution to help you manage your information assets spread over multiple locations? Information assets in many corporations today are not readily available to contribute in decision making in a timely way or available for use in Business Intelligence.   After two decades of less than perfect attempts at cleaning up shared drives in

The “WISPIR” Story

The Story 2016 WesternIM undertook a 100,000 box physical records inventory and developed built a database for use my multiple staff to track results. Fast and accurate were the driving factors. 2017 WesternIM refined the database to permit capture of existing spreadsheet data and user processes for fast validation/editing using laptops for another client’s physical

The Importance of a Test Environment

A couple of larger support incidents have occurred recently. I thought it might be a good time to touch on the importance of a test environment in larger Information Systems. Case A: File Transfer Errors Imagine a scenario where users of your system could no longer access or enter content into your system. Entire business

Benefits of WesternIM Connector for Outlook

With the difficulties of getting new users on board to your Documentum systems and knowing how important and critical this information is to business, WesternIM Connector For Outlook (WCO) has a long history of managing your mail as well as accessing your Documentum records. WCO provides an integration without compromising either Outlook or your Documentum

Why OMB is good for your IG program

Over the last couple of decades many good things have come out of the United States related to Records and Information Management, and have been of value in Canada as well. For example there is DoD 5015.2 [1] dating back to the mid 1990s and remains a defacto standard for EDRMS (Electronic Document and Records

ARMA Canadian Briefs

Topics provided by ARMA of recent legislative and regulatory issues that may affect the management of records and information in Canada. Government Confirms Data Breaches Affecting Employee Payment System Trending Resources on Records Management  Newfoundland Information and Privacy Commissioner Appointed Saskatchewan OIPC Sides with Employer in Computer Monitoring Businesses Urged to Keep Records of Email Consent