In Everything is Miscellaneous, David Weinberger points out that no single classification system will necessarily best serve all those who use the classified content, and he points out several tools used by popular websites to let individual users create and share what they consider to be significant information. Many of those tools could be applied to improve the […]

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Few tasks are more critical to the success of document-centric information governance initiatives than consistent document classification. However, it is sometimes difficult to separate sales hyperbole from actual deliverable results for document or file classification. Here are three tools that can help cut through the hype and shape reasonable performance expectations: 1. Written SLAs Ask providers […]

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The International Standards Organization (“ISO”) is considering revisions to ISO 15489 that deals with the “creation, capture and management of records.” The draft is available for comment until March 23, 2015 at http://drafts.bsigroup.com/Home/Details/54120. Organizations should consider the concepts set forth in this standard as they design, build, and maintain their records management infrastructure. This posting […]

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