Emoji Records Retention Schedule
At some point in the introduction to records management training courses for both local governments and state agencies we discuss what the different retention codes on the retention schedules mean.
Normally it looks and goes something like this:
We say it’s time for a little update. Better yet, let’s bring the retention codes into the 21st century with a new shorthand translation to which our instant-communication-primed brains can recognize and respond.
Emoji Retention Code Translation
In fact, while we’re on this topic, why not a bit of records management basics reimagined for this day and age?
Records Management Basics – Redux
Retain records that meet the definition of government record for the full, minimum retention period.
This ultimately means protecting them against loss, theft , and degradation.
When the retention period is up , it’s time to finally dispose of your records.
Always remember to take any disposition holds into consideration.
This would signal that you should not destroy a record.
Examples of Disposition Holds – Emoji-fied
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