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Confidentiality Is Important: Organise Your Data Accordingly

I have a friend who has a secret. They’re a little embarrassed. They don’t want it known that when they go for a run their musical motivation of choice is none other than the Aussie classic, John Farnham’s: You’re The Voice. There must be something about those rousing bagpipes that gets them up hills [...]

Educating Employees on Data Protection and Security Procedures

Fundamental to your organisation’s ongoing success is the security and the protection of your confidential data. An unfortunate reality we all have to deal with however (every day, for some) is the inevitability of human error. We trip, we’re clumsy, we’re forgetful, we get sick, we get hungry, tired, irritable, overtired, hyperactive, indecisive, confused, allergic, [...]

Features to look for in an Outsourced Data Protection Program

Whether it’s having your food delivered or allowing a travel agent to book just the right resort on just the right beach on just the right island of your favourite holiday destination, there’s a million tiny things you can handball to someone else to make life a little easier. Big decisions or small, outsourcing [...]

Five Must Follow Rules to Revolutionise Your Data Management Program

When it comes to your information management, there’s a lot that could go wrong. Information could be lost. Information might be misplaced. You might lose hours and hours in data recovery. Data might be stolen. Records might be deleted. Deleted! Just like that, the wrong button could be clicked. Just like that, all those [...]

Why and How to Retrieve Backup Data

Data Protection is a process that involves many intricate and important processes, which, naturally brings to your mind, I’m sure, baking your own sourdough. Obviously. It’s not enough to chuck those ingredients in a bowl, stir ‘em ‘round and throw it all in the oven. That’s bread. That’s easy. Talking about sourdough though is [...]

Records Management Compliance for Small Business

Maintaining compliance is like eating your greens. You know you should, you’d be better for it. But it’s not something you’re excited about, and you’re not exactly writing home about the salad on the side of your steak. Think of your spinach, your kale and your chewy leafy lettuces. It’s not exciting. But, hey, [...]

The Importance of Pre-Planning Your Records Management Program

The Importance of Pre-Planning Your Records Management Program There’s a tiny little lightbulb that goes off in the back of your mind when you stumble across Friday night lifestyle television. The carpenter is slick and the instructions seem simple. They’re converting a bookcase or building a desk or revolutionising a window seat or setting [...]

How to Achieve Organised Archiving

How to Achieve Organised Archiving Maybe we’ve all softened a little too much. Grown to know a life too comfortable. We don’t camp anymore. Not really. Not the way we used to. Marshmallows burning on the end of sticks, beds that deflate overnight, faulty tent zips and a wombat trying to break in to [...]

Gearing Up For Information Management Trends

Gearing Up For Information Management Trends This morning I got a text message from a number I didn’t have stored. It came in under a name though, a name that my phone had guessed for me. It said “Maybe: Emily”. That was handy. It was indeed Emily who was messaging. She had said as [...]

Why opt for off-site Records Storage?

When the UV is high, we wear sunscreen. When it’s raining cats and dogs, we take an umbrella! And when the hailstones fall on the car we left outside, writing it off due to panel damage, we wonder why we didn’t park the car in the garage or under the car port. We make [...]