Records Management team Halloween costume

This might seem a bit off-topic, but we just had to share some photos of our team’s Halloween costume this year. Every year at Microsoft, many employees and teams dress up for Halloween and welcome trick-or-treaters to the Microsoft campus. This year, the Office “Enterprise Content Management” team (the group within Office product team that includes the Records…

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ARMA Conference Podcasts

As part of the outreach activities for ARMA 2006, several conference speakers & participants recorded podcasts about topics of interest for Records Managers. (Kudos to the ARMA conference organizers for this effort – this is a really innovative way to help inform people who couldn’t attend. 🙂 ) Tina Torres, Microsoft’s Corporate Records Manager, recorded a…

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ARMA International Conference 2006

What a week! Most of the Records Management team is now back in Redmond from the ARMA International Conference in San Antonio, Texas, and I want to talk a bit about the event for the benefit of everyone who wasn’t able to attend. First and foremost, a few acknowledgements: I would like to thank ARMA…

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Iron Mountain and Microsoft Collaboration

As I “teased” in my last post, this week at the ARMA Conference Microsoft and Iron Mountain unveiled a new collaboration to enable both companies to better help organizations deal with their records management challenges. (The press release can be found here.) This is a new type of collaboration for both organizations because it’s not…

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Hello from ARMA / Hey, where did you go?

I owe everyone an apology… Getting ready for the ARMA International conference this week (I’m writing this post in the Expo hall here in San Antonio) and working through the last few weeks of getting the 2007 Office system ready to release didn’t leave me with enough time to keep this blog as “fresh” as…

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Physical Records Management in the 2007 Office system

So far in this blog, we’ve talked directly about electronic records – the files created in document authoring applications, e-mail systems, etc. But few records managers out there (if any) have the luxury of dealing solely with electronic records… for most organizations records will continue to come in both electronic and physical form for a…

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