Archive for January 2012

Microfilm Digitization Gaining Popularity with Libraries & Genealogical Societies

American genealogists have had a couple of hundred years to document and research their genealogies. One would think that everything about your family history would be known about already. The truth is, even the most seasoned genealogists have barely scratched the surface of genealogical data that is archived in microfiche collections across the country. Websites […]

Dallas County Government outed for questionable document shredding practices.

We were shocked to read a story about a community service program run by Dallas County in Texas that allowed convicted criminals to sort and shred confidential documents and personal information. The irresponsible practice was rightfully ended after a local TV news crew aired an eye opening story. For over 10 years, parolees and probationers […]

Feel good about the security of your electronic documents? What about your paper documents?

In this digital age, corporations and government agencies spend a lot of time locking down the security of their electronic documents, but the prospect of a paperless world isn’t quite a reality. Paper documents are still preferred by the legal system, so agencies and companies must safely store important documents. Document storage isn’t just for mega-organizations. […]

Presidential Memo Demands Improved Records Management

A memo released by the office of the President of the United States has caused a big stir in the document imaging and records management industries. The memo calls on executive departments and agencies to reduce costs and operate more efficiently by improving their records management. It points out that when records are managed efficiently, […]