When a new energy corporation was formed through the merger of nine smaller utilities, electronic documents were found scattered across 20 servers, and countless personal computers. Managers complained that they could not go on leave without getting desperate calls regarding the location of key documents. Something had to be done.
Without a corporate classification scheme, Leicester City Council staff had created a plethora of folders for storing their electronic documents and records. After choosing a.k.a.® software to build the corporate classification scheme and retention schedule, Leicester then embarked on a multistage project to take back control of their network drives, and transition to an eCM system.
The University of Melbourne uses a.k.a.® software to develop, maintain their Enterprise Classification Scheme and Records Retention and Disposal Schedule, then publish online, and upload into HP TRIM.