Documenting Records Destruction in a Decentralized World

Last year, our university implemented a new procedure for documenting in-office records destruction. As the one year benchmark approaches, I have been thinking about our organizational approach to documenting records destruction, especially in a decentralized environment.

Procedures for documenting records destruction may depend on state laws, regulations, and institutional polices. For some organizations, declaring that employees are following records policies, including those requiring records destruction, may be enough to adequately “document” the destruction of records.  Continue reading “Documenting Records Destruction in a Decentralized World”