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Electronic Filing

Posted by Jonathan Veal on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, In : Electronic Filing 
We all hate admin tasks, they are boring and take up our valuable time. And filing is as tedious as it gets, so what's the point? Well, there are several reasons to have a good filing system;
1. To reduce the time spent searching for key information
2. To meet data protection obligations to destroy sensitive information when it is no longer required 
3. To meet legislative obligations to keep certain records for a specific period of time
4. To ensure confidential information is stored securely

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Information is an Asset

Posted by Jonathan Veal on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, In : IT Compliance 
Most organisations have at least three primary resources - money, people and information. I have always found it strange that people accept the procedures and controls imposed on the first two, but typically resist any attempt to implement similar processes for information management and security. And quoting good practice or horror stories rarely changes their minds.

IT consists of two words - 'information' and 'technology', and I think there is too much emphasis on the latter, at the expense...
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Making IT Work for You

Jon Veal of U Do IT Computer Services In this blog I aim to share my thoughts on some the issues which surround computers and electronic data - such as IT productivity, effective use, the internet, backups, disaster recovery, information security and data protection.

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