It wasn’t just a bad year for natural disasters, but 2017 also set a record for the loss of property and physical documents/records as well. With numbers exceeding $265 billion in damage, the cost of loss of records is estimated at over $200 per document, including the cost of materials used in replacing the record and man-hours.
As we continue intertwining technology with daily life, data collection has become the norm. An unintentional, and often dangerous, side-effect of the massive amount of data collection is an increase in data breaches.
Topics: Cyber Security
With all the buzz floating around K-12 electronic record management, you may be asking yourself if the move to digital is right for your district. YellowFolder aims to answer that question by offering a comprehensive solution to the digitization and maintenance of district records.
What is document management software and why is it so important in the education industry?
To put it in the simplest terms, document management software is basically a locked, online filing cabinet. You can replace your old, rusty filing cabinets with a virtual one that doesn’t take up any physical space. If that doesn’t have you sold, the fact the software tracks, organizes and secures your documents might.
Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Paper storage is an increasingly annoying, expensive, and inefficient way that many schools still use for managing records of current and former students.
Having a poor records management process or system can lead to serious violations of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. These violations can lead to negative blemishes on a district’s reputation that are sometimes impossible to recover from.