Use these brief instructions for Windows File Explorer to quickly check the data size and number of files and folders in your shared drive. This is a great tool to measure progress when simplifying file systems and reducing ROT--Redundant, Obsolete, and Transitory records. Need advice on managing your records and destroying ROT? Consult with the RMS ROT Squad.
Tools like Slack and MS Teams free us from emails but present unique challenges. These best practices are designed to help offices use team communication platforms efficiently and in compliance with UW legally-approved retention policies.
Offices and departments at the UW can use cloud applications to store university records provided that the records are managed properly. This resource helps offices and departments to establish best practices around records retention, usability, privacy & security, account management, implementation, and provider contracts.
Looking to clean up your office, email, or network drive? Not sure what to keep and what to toss? Use this handy chart to make quick decisions!
This infographic contains basic facts and management tactics for UW employees using Nebula.