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How to Create a Document Retention Policy


A sound document retention strategy is critical to organizational risk mitigation. Failure to retain important business documents can lead to costly fines or expensive legal cases. Certain documents must be retained for legal reasons, while others simply create clutter and can be purged. To standardize which documents are retained, how they are retained, and for how long, organizations should implement a document retention policy. Read this guide to learn how to create an effective document retention policy.

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