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The importance and value of effective information and records management in difficult economic times

These are difficult times for all organisations of all sizes and in all sectors. On the one hand, customers have ever-increasing expectations in terms of the speed and quality of service they expect and, on the other resources are continually under pressure.

This document sets out how effective information and records management can help any organisation to move forward in this challenging environment through

  • achieving cost and efficiency savings;
  • making best use of information assets and
  • taking advantage of the opportunities offered by new technologies.

These important potential gains will be discussed under the headings:

  1. What is information and records management?
  2. Why is it worth doing?
  3. Conquering the paper mountain
  4. Taming the electronic jungle
  5. Liberating staff time
  6. Utilising information assets
  7. Security and integrity
  8. Complying with the Law
  9. Making best use of emerging technologies
  10. Why employ information and records professionals?
  11. On-going benefits

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