Hit ‘Delete,’ But Only When It’s Time

Pensive absorbed businessman watching at computer laptop with worried expressionJust because it’s electronic and small doesn’t mean you have to keep it forever.

By Roman H. Kepczyk

Managing digital files is in many ways similar to managing paper files in that the firm must have standards for who can

  • create a document,
  • add to or edit a document,
  • file it and
  • eventually purge the file.

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Unfortunately, as digital files are on the network and “out of sight,” many firms are not really aware of: