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Americans Do Not Want to Be Tracked on the Internet

Americans are expressing that they do not want to be tracked by online advertisers. Gallup, a global research based consultancy group that specializes in employee and customer management, released a poll in December 2010 showing that U.S. Internet users would likely welcome a government “Do Not Track” measure. According to an Advertising Age article, marketers […]

September 4th, 2012 by AllState Information Management

Professional Associations for Information Managers

ARMA International ( ARMA International is a not-for-profit association serving more than 10,000 information management professionals in the United States, Canada, and over 30 other nations. ARMA International members include records and information managers, archivists, corporate librarians, imaging specialists, legal professionals, knowledge managers, consultants, and educators. DAMA International ( DAMA – the Data Management Association […]

August 31st, 2012 by AllState Information Management

Records Classification Systems: Indentifying the Record Series

The National Archives and Records Administration offers the following definition of a record series. “A series is the basic unit for organizing and controlling files. It is a group of files or documents kept together (either physically or intellectually) because they relate to a particular subject or function, result from the same activity, document a […]

August 28th, 2012 by AllState Information Management

Filing Methodologies: Part 2 of 2

Read Part 1 of Filing Methodologies Natural order filing systems are groups of files that seem to indicate their own organizational grouping. Purchase order files might indicate a numerical order, even though an alphabetical subject filing method may be in use elsewhere. This illustrates one of the most important considerations in deigning a filing system. […]

August 24th, 2012 by AllState Information Management

Filing Methodologies: Part 1 of 2

In records management, as in many other disciplines, there are many different types of filing and information organization systems. This article explores some of the most common methods of filing and their uses. Alphabetical filing systems are very frequently used, particularly among small file volumes or in small business applications. Two common approaches are to […]

August 22nd, 2012 by AllState Information Management
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