As we say every year, January is the perfect time to review and update your records management policies and best practices. Each new year brings about new challenges and threats when it comes to records and information management and your internal policies should be ever-evolving to reflect that. As you head into a new year,…

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The concept of a “paperless office” is not a new one, and while the idea of operating with virtually no paper-waste in your workplace is ideal, even in today’s digital world it’s a tall order. Eliminating ALL paper might be a pipe dream, but we have a few tips to help you achieve a paper-less…

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NAID and PRISM held their annual conference in Denver, CO earlier this month. To keep our processes up to date and our employees educated on best practices for information security and Records Information Management, continuing education is vital! Each year we look forward to conferences like the NAID and PRISM International annual conference. Industry conferences…

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Spring is a busy time for our secure destruction business. For many it marks the end of tax season. For others, spring fever kicks in and the “spring cleaning” itch is in full force! Whether you’re a business located in the Augusta metro area or a local resident, having a way to securely destroy your…

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It’s hard to believe that 2018 is already here. 2017 was a pretty big year for our organization, our parent company, Ellefson Transportation Group, celebrated 50 years, and Augusta Data Storage turned 25! In addition, we also saw the completion of our new records storage facility, which will allow us space to store over 100,000…

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It is crucial for every business to implement and maintain a proper records retention policy. This policy indicates the retention and destruction timeframe for confidential, private documents you manage in your business. Storing records away for an indefinite period or keeping information that isn’t being used can quickly contribute to stress, clutter, and other unnecessary…

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Over the years more and more health care professionals have made the move to electronic records, Why?  Digital file keeping saves money, streamlines information accessibility and contributes to document security levels. However, the process of “going digital” isn’t always an easy one. Not only are you creating digital records for the future, you are also…

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Protecting sensitive information at your place of business is more important than ever. Theft and misuse of confidential information about customers, employees, financial details, or the company itself can be disastrous. Personal and business identity theft continues to grow which can enable fraud on an extremely escalated level.  Of course there are also significant legal…

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In relation to information security it seems that more and more companies are opting to go digital, and with good reason. Transferring your documents to digital format is one of the most trusted approaches to ensure all of your bases have been totally covered. If you  are considering making the transition to electronic record keeping, take a look at…

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