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Records Management For Dummies by Blake Richardson, CRM

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Chapter 16

Ten Emerging Trends

In This Chapter

arrow Examining information governance

arrow Understanding cloud computing

arrow Assessing the impact of social media

arrow Reducing duplication

Although Records and Information Management principles have tended to stay constant over the years, the volume of content that organizations have to manage has significantly increased. The increase in information is directly attributable to the advancements in Communication and Collaboration technologies, such as e-mail, instant messaging, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft SharePoint.

Product vendors, consultants, and their clients have seen the information train barreling down the track for more than a decade. Most companies have acknowledged the fact that they need to take action. However, most organizations have not implemented the appropriate steps and technologies needed to offset the effects of the information onslaught.

The objective of this chapter is to introduce and examine emerging Records and Information Management trends and to see how they can help you begin the process of addressing and resolving your ...

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