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Liferay Portal Systems Development by Jonas X. Yuan

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Records management

Records management (RM) is the practice of maintaining the records of an organization from the time they are created up to their eventual disposal, including scanning, classifying, storing, securing, capturing, and tracking records, and automatic data extraction – using the OCR (Optical Character Recognition) component to convert TIFF and other unsearchable files to text. A record can be either a tangible object or digital information, for example, birth certificates, medical x-rays, office documents, databases, application data, fax, and e-mail.

The United States Department of Defense standard DoD 5015.02-STD defines records management as

The planning, controlling, directing, organizing, training, promoting, and other managerial ...

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