Crown Records and Information Management Insight

Rules of engagement – How to get everyone on board with your RIM program

Clear and workable policies and procedures are the foundation of a successful records management program. Any attempt to create a records management policy or program requires a thoughtful, careful and collaborative approach.
This article, written by Bill Proudfit, on behalf of Crown Records Management, explains what you need to consider when developing policies for your organization. Read more

How to prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation

Everyone knows Data Protection laws have been around for years; but are you ready for the changes in store?
This article, written by Crown's John Culkin (Director of Information Management) recognizes the value of protecting "corporate memory" and discusses six key areas in which businesses can prepare for all eventualities in an ever-changing data environment. These steps will not only place companies and organizations in good stead for when the new EU Data Protection Regulation finally becomes enshrined in law, but will also have a positive impact on operational health. Read more

Understanding legal requirements

Records management is at the center of everyday processes for businesses, non-profit organizations and government departments. They all create, receive and maintain a steady stream of records. And every day, the stream is growing stronger, faster, broader...
This article discusses what people managing records can do to meet regulatory requirements and prevent the tide of information from growing out of control. Read more

Changing trends in records management in Asia

Increasing demands for effective management of records, protection of vital information and rising compliance issues have confirmed the need for better systems. Companies in Indonesia, Singapore and China, have adapted to changes in records management trends. Read more

Can we really claim it’s green to recycle?

Is all recycling good for the environment? Phil Britton ponders whether it is something we can or should claim as being a “green” activity. Read more

Offsite data protection for the members of the European Union

All members of the European Union are governed by the same laws concerning data protection and disaster recovery. Nevertheless, Chantale Lecap discovers that discrepancies in off-site data protection policies abound. Read more

Media management in Japan before and after the disaster

Following the catastrophic earthquake this year, Shinki Fujimoto received inquiries for media storage. In this article he explains how customers' attitudes toward disaster recovery plans changed before and after the earthquake. Read more

RIMproReport interview: Michael Hyland, Grace Records Management

Industry expert Tom Adams talks to Michael Hyland about  his experience and the strategies that helped Grace to grow. Read more

Records management trends in Europe

Chantale Lecap and Tony Meikle discuss progress toward paperless information storage in European countries. Read more