Past Newsletters

RIM Monthly Memo #5 – June 2011 (PDF, 163kb)

In This Issue
  • Managing the File Room

RIM Monthly Memo #4 – March 2011 (PDF, 158kb)

In This Issue
  • Identifying Priorities in Records Management

RIM Monthly Memo #3 – January 2011 (PDF, 164kb)

In This Issue
  • Improve and Maintain Your Productivity

RIM Monthly Memo #2 – November 2010 (PDF, 427kb)

In This Issue
  • Organizing Personal Workspace

RIM Monthly Memo #1 – October 2010 (PDF, 183kb)

In This Issue
  • Dealing with Overwhelm

Vol. 5, Issue 16 – Winter 2011 (PDF, 554kb)

In This Issue
  • How Passion and Focus Will Rock Your Career
  • How to Find and Ignite Your Passion
  • A Conversation with Gordy Hoke on RIM
  • Book Review: “Luck by Design, Certain Success in an Uncertain World”
  • Records and Information Management Resources
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities

Vol. 4, Issue 15 – Autumn 2010 (PDF, 634kb)

In This Issue
  • Boosting the Productivity of Knowledge Workers
  • Putting a Value on Training
  • Peter Drucker and A.G. Lafley Want You to be Curious
  • How to Fix Knowledge Management
  • Records and Information Management Resources
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities

Vol. 3, Issue 14 – Autumn 2009 (PDF, 634kb)

In This Issue
  • Improving Productivity During Lean Times in Your Organization
  • Why You Could Use a Center of Excellence
  • 37% of Employees Would Sell Data
  • Survey: IT Professionals Don’t Use Passwords
  • How to Deal with a BlackBerry Junkie
  • Records and Information Management Resources
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities

Vol. 3, Issue 13 – Summer 2009 (PDF, 585kb)

In This Issue
  • How to Keep Your Email Inbox Under Control
  • Is Your Email Businesslike or Brusque?
  • Microsoft: 97% of Emails are Spam
  • Email Management: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Clouds on the Information Horizon: How to Avoid the Storm
  • Checklist for Evaluating Cloud-Based Initiatives
  • Why Your Email Inbox is Not a Good To-Do List
  • Records and Information Management Resources
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities

Vol. 3, Issue 12 – Mar/Apr 2009 (PDF, 585kb)

In This Issue
  • Taxonomies that Work
  • Records Management Rules
  • Best Practices for Electronic Records Management
  • Does Current Copyright Law Hinder Innovation?
  • What is Recordless Email?
  • Records and Information Management Resources
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities

Vol. 3, Issue 11 – Jan/Feb 2009 (PDF, 528kb)

In This Issue
  • Ten Excuses Not to Consider Document Management This Year
  • Employer Training in Short Supply
  • Productivity: How Do We Measure and Improve It?
  • Common Time Wasters
  • Did You Know?
  • Records and Information Management Resources
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities

Vol. 2, Issue 10 – Sep/Oct 2008 (PDF, 783 kb)

In This Issue
  • What I Know for Sure…in Information Management
  • The Records Management Maturity Model (RM3)
  • Organizing Files on the Desktop
  • The Future is Coming. Will We Like It?
  • Practical and Legal Recordkeeping Strategies
  • How to Get CEO Buy-In on Security
  • Implementing Records Management: The Morning After
  • Events that Matter
  • Records and Information Management Resources
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities

Vol. 2, Issue 9 – May/Jun 2008 (PDF, 1.4 mb)

In This Issue
  • Privacy Technology Sees Limited Demand
  • Get More Time in Your Day for Filing
  • Email Best Practices
  • Leadership Development Reaching a ‘Crisis’ Point
  • Records and Information Management Resources
  • Training Opportunities

Vol. 2, Issue 8 – Mar/Apr 2008 (PDF, 566 kb)

In This Issue
  • Improve Your Email Productivity
  • Records Management Mistakes to Avoid
  • Digital Signatures Coming Soon to a Document Near You
  • Records and Information Management Resources
  • Training Opportunities

Vol. 2, Issue 7 – Jan/Feb 2008 (PDF, 768 kb)

In This Issue
  • Information Classification Must Reach Beyond Knowledge Management
  • Social Networking: Brave New World or Revolution from Hell?
  • Simplicity-Minded Management
  • Improve Your Productivity: Take Control Through Self-Management
  • Records and Information Management Resources
  • Training Opportunities

Vol. 1, Issue 6 – Nov/Dec 2007 (PDF, 1 mb)

In This Issue
  • Get Back in the Box
  • Making Sense of the “Master Record”
  • Information Retention Management
  • Legal Records Managers: Ready for Electronic Prime Time?
  • Records and Information Management Resources
  • Training Opportunities

Vol. 1, Issue 5 – Sept/Oct 2007 (PDF, 1.8 mb)

In This Issue
  • Winning at the Marketing Game
  • Records Management Policy for the Management of Electronic Records
  • The Trouble with Enterprise Software
  • Information Failures and Organizational Disasters
  • Don’t Fear the Wiki
  • ECM or EDM or EDRMS or …?
  • Records and Information Management Resources
  • Training Opportunities

Vol.1, Issue 4, May/June 2007 (PDF, 919 kb)

In This Issue
  • Document Management or Records Management? What’s the Difference?
  • In Praise of Resource Constraints
  • A Necessary Evil
  • Some E-Mail Facts & Stats
  • Freedom of Information in the U.K., U.S., and Canada
  • Innovation 101 for Those Who Would Survive
  • Getting Organized
  • Records & Information Management Resources
  • Training Opportunities

Vol.1, Issue 3, March/April 2007 (PDF, 984 kb)

In This Issue
  • Promoting Your RIM Program
  • The Future of Email
  • What About Instant Records?
  • Who Owns the Internet?
  • Records Appraisals
  • Cleaning Up Last Fiscal’s Records
  • Records Purging Guidelines
  • Records Thinking “Outside The Box”
  • Records and Information Management Resources
  • Training Opportunities

Vol.1, Issue 2, February 2007 (PDF, 801 kb)

In This Issue
  • Strategies for Preventing a Knowledge Loss Crisis
  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Does Email Escalate Conflict?
  • ECM: A Foundation for EIM – Five Pillars of Success in Enterprise Information Management
  • Records Appraisals
  • MS Office 2007 Reveals Electronic Records Management Implications

Vol.1, Issue 1, January 2007 (PDF, 437 kb)

In This Issue
  • Enterprise 2.0 – The Dawn of Emergent Collaboration
  • What is Information Management Compliance?
  • The Business Case for Records Management
  • Five Best Practices to Enable Records Management
  • Are You Saving the Right Emails?
  • Records vs. Non-Records
  • Early Recordkeeping Practices