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Records management (RM) is the supervision and administration of digital or paper records.
The goal of records management is to help an organization keep documention accessible for business operations. In the event of a compliance audit, a records management strategy can help the organization reduce the likelihood of penalties and sanctions. Documents often included under the records management umbrella include those related to finances, medical information, payroll, human resources activities and business strategy.
See also: records information management