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Records Storage Systems

Last week we spoke all about File Integrity, confidentiality and security.  This week we look at the different record storage systems. (a)  Subject storage method The subject storage method is widely used in organisations.  Filing by subject requires that each record be read completely to determine the subject which can […]

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Files Integrity, Confidentiality and Security

Last week, we discussed the Life Cycle of the records in your office – this week we take a closer look into the Integrity and Confidentiality of those records, as well as how to keep those very same records secure. Verifying record authenticity The document must be the work of […]

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The records life cycle

Last week we spoke about the different kinds of Vital Records and explored the Disaster Recovery Programme.  This week we will be looking into the Records Life Cycle to understand a bit more about important records that are in your office. (a)  Creation of records Records are created daily and […]

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Fundamentals of Records Management

What is a record? A record consists of information created, received and maintained as evidence of business activities.  The records should correctly reflect what was communicated on or decided, or what action was taken.  The records should be able to support the needs of the business to which it relates […]

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