It’s that time of year when everyone opens up their windows and cleans out the grit and grime. And businesses are no different. Businesses must do their own spring cleaning — of their content. Among the valuable information are thousands — if not tens of thousands — of documents that are Redundant, Obsolete and Trivial (ROT).
When staff need to ensure the organization is in compliance or locate critical data, ROT documents make it much more challenging for employees to find the right information in a reasonable timeframe.
Unfortunately, organizations often fail to address this problem. Either they don’t know where to start or it appears to be an impossible task.
Cleaning Out the Cobwebs
For a few important tips to help successfully scope and start a manageable spring cleaning project to improve your organization’s information governance, read more of Greg Council’s article in CMS Wire, “Do Your Chores: Clean Out Your Data.”