Best Practices for Electronic Records Management
Although electronic records management (ERM) is an evolving field that is still formulating industry best practices and accommodating rapid changes in the information technology (IT) and information governance (IG) landscapes, there are some key best practices you should keep in mind while managing and implementing ERM projects and programs:
To do this, enterprises must standardize and systematize their handling of information, and most especially their formal business records. They must analyze and optimize how information is accessed, controlled, managed, shared, stored, preserved, and audited. They must have complete, current, and relevant policies, processes, and technologies to manage and control information, including who is able to access what information, and when, to meet external legal and regulatory demands and internal governance requirements. This, in short, is IG.