Data can be your organization’s greatest asset or greatest headache – depending on how you handle it and efficiently capitalize on its potential. A clear plan and set of tools for Records and Information Management (RIM) is essential. But where to start? As we get down to business for the year, here are our RIM Top
Sometimes you run across problems that arise at the intersection of various areas of responsibility. These issues are particularly challenging to resolve because the experts in any given area are not aware of the implications across the entire system. In these cases, it is important to have a generalist who can track the issue across
These days most companies are using their email to send content both internally and externally. Email is great because it is simple to use and allows for easy attachment of documents, images, spreadsheets, forms, or any other way that you are transferring information. This all goes smoothly until we are required to file all the
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – 2019 November 5 Western Information Management Inc. (WesternIM), a Canadian-based leader in the records and information management industry, and PaperLite Company LLC, an information management services company based in Scottsdale, Arizona have entered into an agreement to combine their extensive experience in information management to better protect customer data and meet new, stringent
Western Information Management (WesternIM) are leaders in the records and information management industry. We have spearheaded the development of many of the standards that are used for international information and data management and governance.
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
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 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
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From all of here at WesternIM, we would like to thank Innovation Place for the great (and free) ice cream today.