The volume and rapid growth of data, which can be overwhelming for information managers, have completely changed the approach and risk to records management. Mistakes can result in financial implications.

Companies also hold on to information they don’t need. Better awareness and analysis of a company’s available information can help prevent the problems incurred by over-retention. Search Content Management brought this information to our attention in their article, “Records management enlists data analytics tools.”

The important factor of digital archiving is consistency, and what provides consistency? Standards. Of course we are all about standards. Access Innovations is one of a very small number of companies able to help its clients generate ANSI/ISO/W3C-compliant taxonomies.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Access Innovations, the world leader in thesaurus, ontology, and taxonomy creation and metadata application.