Document retention is always a challenge. What stays, what goes and what is critical to retain for the long-term? Smart Business brought this news to our attention in their article, “Are you maintaining and destroying the right documents?

Regardless of the type of business you are in, there are critical records that have be archived for predetermined lengths of time. This is no less true for digital records.

Document retention manages the retention and disposition of stored documents according to predefined rules for each class of document. The destruction process is initiated by the passage of time, allowing for automatic destruction and/or removal from your network.

There are technology solutions that can help you better manage your document retention and compliance. They enforce a structured retention policy for document destruction consistently across the enterprise. Many companies use software to flag documents so someone can review them.

Melody K. Smith

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