A scanning policy is a great solution for an office that wants to maintain their records electronically but has workflows that are not yet able to be 100% digital. However, the existence of legacy records provides another driving motivation for creating a departmental scanning policy. This resource dives into the what, when, and why of digitizing paper records.
Managing and overseeing information compliance at UW
Required by RCW 40.14, Records Management Services manages and oversees compliance with state and federal laws and regulations relating to the preservation and destruction of information created and received by the University. The University and the State of Washington have designated us as the legal authority for determining how long electronic and paper records must be retained. We are responsible for establishing standards that ensure the legal legitimacy of University record-keeping systems. Learn More →
Video conferencing platforms like Zoom have made it much easier for us all to work remotely and stay connected. There are some important issues consider before you hit Record.
The Fetch the Future initiative is intended to support offices in their efforts to eliminate paper and transition to electronic recordkeeping. Our Fetch the Future Hub features a collection of tools and resources to make managing your electronic records as simple and painless as possible.