Records Management

Definition(s)

  • Records Management is the planning, controlling, directing, organizing, training, promoting and other managerial activities involving the lifecycle of information, including creation.  1
  • The process of maintaining business documents or records. A records management plan includes policies for document retention and destruction. Records management plans are often designed by a collaboration among information technology, business units, and legal departments.

Notes

  1. Kroll Ontrack, Glossary of Termshttp://www.krollontrack.com/glossaryterms