Cost Avoidance – Comprehensive records and information management will help your agency or business avoid costs associated with inadequate practices. This includes timely disposal of eligible records to avoid storage costs, such as filing equipment, floor space, and clerical staffing. In a time of budget constraints, proper records and information management can free up strained resources allowing your agency or business to focus on other services.
Avoid Adverse Inferences in Litigation – Compliance with federal, state, and local laws is a necessary component of a sound records and information management program. Effective management will ensure consistency in disposal practices, proper retention of information with long term/permanent value, and protection of confidential/exempt information.
Improved Services – Effective and efficient records and information management programs produce an increased level of service bringing faster information retrieval while reducing misfiled or lost records.