Shred Documents – Waiting Can Complicate The Process

It’s a familiar story. Businesses decide that they will wait to accumulate documents to have a large purge ready when it comes time to have them destroyed. This then becomes an annual process and is identified as the standard operating procedure when it comes time to shred documents. Unfortunately, delaying the destruction of the information […]

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VLOG – 30 Second Thursdays – Shred All Policy

In our #30SecondThursdays series, listen to see how a shred all policy benefits your organization. Transcript Hi. Good morning. I’m Doug Williams from Williams Data Management. We’re here today on 30 second Thursdays to talk about secure document destruction. This is a trashcan. This is a recycling bin. This is a security container to secure […]

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3 Simple Steps to Get Started with Recurring Shred Service

Getting a grasp on the amount of paper your office is producing can seem an impossible task, and equally so can the destruction of all that paper that is being produced. Enter a recurring document shredding schedule. A recurring shred schedule alleviates all the hours wasted shredding the paper yourself and provides a set process […]

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Why Hard Drive Shredding?

  As you decommission desktops, laptops, servers or scanners, your business is going to discover very quickly that there is an abundance of information stored on the hard drives within those machines. The way your business handles the destruction of the drives is critical to protecting the business information contained within, and simply put, hard […]

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Employees and Records Retention Policy Awareness

Most people would say that a tech start up and a healthcare facility don’t have much in common in terms of what services they provide, clients they serve, and the overall ways they operate their business. However, the way that they handle their data and more specifically how long they retain that data is something […]

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5 Document Shredding Myths

Throughout the years we have worked with thousands of businesses across Southern California, and one of the many things they all have in common is document shredding is critical to the protection of their business information. The truth is document shredding provides any business the peace of mind that confidential information is no longer accessible, […]

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Shred All Policy and Your Business

Imagine you are a manager and as you are walking through the office, you overhear two employees talking. They have never heard of a Shred All Policy, and as such, a conversation begins with one employee asking the other if the piece of paper that she is currently holding needs to be shredded. After a […]

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What Makes a Records Retention Schedule So Important?

Records Retention Schedules are the backbone to any business’ records management program. As companies examine which documents and media need to be kept and which need to be destroyed, a records retention schedule provides an organization with a structure and policy that illustrates exactly what those requirements are. Employees then have a defined and approved […]

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The Best Time for Records Management

The quick and easy answer to this question is NOW! As your business runs its day to day operations, everything and anything can seem more important than the tasks involved with records management. And we get it, focusing on records management may seem dull and a minuscule part of your business, but with the loss […]

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The California Shredding Law and What it Means for Your Business

If you have ever Googled “the craziest laws in the nation” you will see some strange legislation throughout the United States. For example, in Arizona, it is illegal for a donkey to sleep in a bathtub, and in Connecticut, ordinances reference that a pickle must be able to bounce in order for it to be […]

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