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AIIM Community

Everything You Need to Know About AIIM+

I’ll save you from having to read another contrived word about how difficult the last year was. And it was, without a doubt, difficult. Instead, I want to focus on one of my favorite positives to come out of the pandemic – the “Covid Hobby” phenomenon.

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Information Governance

Information Governance – 3 Common Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

What is Information Governance, and Why is it Important? There are many benefits to constructing an Information Governance program plan. Generally, regulatory compliance or litigation activities are at the top of the list and often spur the creation of the IG program itself, but that's just the start of the list of IG benefits.

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14 Steps to a Successful ECM Implementation

Making an ECM implementation successful requires planning and attention to detail. The best way to create the right solution is to identify organizational goals and priorities. Learn how to manage a successful implementation in our free guide.

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Electronic Records Management (ERM)  |  Retention

Data Disposition: What is it and why should it be part of your data retention policy?

What happens when information comes to the end of its lifecycle and no longer remains relevant, useful, or valuable? Or, what about when a record’s retention schedule comes to an end? If we keep everything forever, we’ll quickly run into issues like storage costs and other negatives like findability and increased risks. There’s a better way - read on as we explore the importance of Disposition.

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AIIM Conference  |  Retention

How We Learned to Love Event-Based Retention

Allow me to introduce you to Wendy McLain, Manager of Enterprise Content & Records Management at Valero. Valero is a publicly-traded international oil and gas company, with revenue in the billions of dollars. Wendy will be presenting at The AIIM Conference 2018. Her session is called "How We Learned to Love Event-Based Retention: A Valero Energy Case Study in Records Management." I thought this would be a great time to catch up with Wendy and ask her some questions.

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AIIM Community  |  AIIM Conference

A Double-Dose of Charity at AIIM16

AIIM takes great pride in being an active member of our community. We’re always trying to find new ways to give back - we have staff volunteer days, make donations to charity for responses to our surveys, and have given our time at homeless shelters, food kitchens, working farms, charity runs/walks and clothing drives. Now, we want to get YOU involved in the giving during The AIIM Conference.

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AIIM Community

AIIM Training Turns 10 Years Old

On January 30, 2006, Terry Menta and AIIM’s Jesse Wilkins were standing in front of a classroom of 8 students at a community college in San Francisco. They were there to teach AIIM’s very first public training course. The subject was Electronic Records Management.

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