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Technology trends fuel records management challenges

With information workers creating an explosion of data, records managers have several new challenges to contend with, including the impact of such technology trends as bring your own device and cloud computing.

At the ARMA Live 2013 conference, records management expert Steve Goodfellow of Access Systems Consulting discussed highlights from the show, including some of the risks of cloud computing and mobile device technologies for a sound risk management strategy.

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With mobile devices and with cloud computing, "You have more devices where you can create records and additional repositories," Goodfellow said. "When you have additional repositories, there is more information that needs to be stored and managed."

Mobility also brings new questions about the management of data privacy, where corporate and personal information often reside on the same device.

"Who owns the information that is on [a mobile device], and how do we manage that information? So, it's definitely more challenging," Goodfellow said.

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