Create a list of all folders in a directory using the Windows command prompt. Use this inventory of existing folders and files to restructure your shared drive or target ROT (Redundant, Obsolete, and Transitory records) for deletion. Knowing what you have is the first step in identifying obsolete, overly-nested, or poorly-named folders and files.
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.
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.