Records Central is a proud member of the following professional organizations:
PRISM International: Professional Records & Information Services Management
PRISM International (Professional Records & Information
Services Management) is the not-for-profit trade association for companies
that provide their clients with protection, access, retention, storage and
disposal of their vital information. Association members receive unmatched
industry information, education and a global network from which to gain the
tools necessary to provide the highest quality of service to their clients.
The Better Business Bureau
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) system in the U.S. extends across the nation; coast-to-coast, and in Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico. Since the founding of the first BBB in 1912, the BBB system has proven that the majority of marketplace problems can be solved fairly through the use of voluntary self-regulation and consumer education.
Information Management Resources
ACA: The Academy of Certified Archivists
The Academy of Certified Archivists promotes fundamental standards of professional archival practice. We lead by defining the knowledge and abilities necessary to be an archivist and achieve our mission by certifying archivists, ensuring professional archival standards, and promoting the employment of Certified Archivists.
AIIM International (Association for Information & Image Management)
AIIM is the global industry association that connects the communities of users and suppliers of Enterprise Content Management - the technologies used to create, capture, customize, deliver, and manage enterprise content to support business processes.
ALA: Association of Legal Administrators
Receive information on management-related news, tips and trends for law firm administrators by subscribing to ALA's FREE electronic newsletter, ALA Currents. Published the first and third Thursdays of each month, this newsletter brings you the latest insights and information you need to better manage your firm or office.
Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA)
ARMA International is a not-for-profit association serving more than 10,000 information management professionals in the United States, Canada, and over 30 other nations. ARMA International members include records and information managers, MIS and ADP professionals, imaging specialists, archivists, hospital administrators, legal administrators, librarians, and educators.
ARMA: Cleveland Chapter
The Association of Records Managers and Administrators is a not-for-profit, professional organization for people who get the right information to the right people at the right time for the right cost. We preserve yesterday, manage today, and plan for tomorrow.
Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)
AITP is the professional association comprised of career minded individuals who seek to expand their potential -- employers, employees, managers, programmers, and many others. The organization seeks to provide avenues for all their members to be teachers as well as students and to make contacts with other members in the IS field, all in an effort to become more marketable in rapidly changing, technological careers.
BFMA: Business Forms Management Association
BFMA International (Business Forms Management Association) has worked to advance form, e-document, systems and workflow professionals for more than 40 years through our comprehensive education, training and peer networking services. Whether you are new to the form functions, are transitioning from paper to electronic, or are a seasoned IS veteran - and regardless of what niche of the profession you work in - BFMA's programs and services are designed to strengthen your skills and advance your place in the e-document industry.
The Business Continuity Institute
The Business Continuity Institute was established to provide opportunities to obtain guidance and support for business continuity professionals. The Business Continuity Institute provides an internationally recognised status and its wider role is to promote the highest standards of professional competence and commercial ethics in the provision and maintenance of business continuity management services.
CompTIA: Computing Technology Industry Association
Welcome to CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, a vibrant, growing organization of businesses in the fast-paced technology community. CompTIA develops vendor-neutral standards in e-commerce, certification, convergence, customer service, technical training, and workforce development, enabling businesses to simplify practices, reduce expenses, and compete more effectively in an increasingly complex and competitive world.
Contignecy Planning & Management Online
The mission of Contingency Planning and Management is to be the central resource for technology, products, services, information, and management strategies that support business continuity to safeguard the physical, informational, and communication assets of a business; ensure the safety of employees and the public; and protect the financial well-being of the company.
Disaster Recovery Journal
The first publication dedicated to the field of disaster recovery and business continuity.
DRII: DRI International
DRI International was founded in 1988 to provide a base of common knowledge in contingency planning, a rapidly growing industry. DRII also administers the industry's premier global certification program for qualified business continuity / disaster recovery planners. The Professional Practices for Business Continuity Planners, our common base of knowledge, serves as the industry's best practices standard. And, our highly acclaimed training courses continue to educate and inform business continuity / disaster recovery planners world-wide.
ICRM: Institute of Certified Records Managers
The Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) is an international certifying organization of and for professional records and information managers. The ICRM was incorporated in 1975 to meet the requirement to have a standard by which persons involved in records and information management could be measured, accredited and recognized according to criteria of experience and capability established by their peers. The ICRM is an independent non-profit organization administered by a Board of Regents (the Board) in accordance with the Constitution and By-laws of the Institute.
IFO: The Institute of Financial Operations
The Institute of Financial Operations, is a membership-based professional association serving the entire financial operations ecosystem, with a particular focus on the accounts payable and accounts receivable disciplines and the related fields of information management and data capture. The Institute grew out of the merger of four associations: International Accounts Payable Professionals (IAPP), International Accounts Receivable Professionals (IARP), the National Association of Purchasing and Payables (NAPP), and The Association for Work Process Improvement (TAWPI).
NAGARA: National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators
NAGARA champions good management of government archives and records programs for the benefit of government and its citizens. The association provides a forum for government archives and records professionals to meet, share information, and work cooperatively to solve common problems, develops and advocates professional standards for government archives and records administration, fosters greater awareness of the value of government archives and records programs, provides information on effective information management in a time of rapid change, and represents the government archives and records community on important issues.
NARA: National Archives and Records Administration
NARA is an independent Federal agency that helps preserve our nation's history by overseeing the management of all Federal records. Our mission is to ensure ready access to the essential evidence that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of Federal officials, and the national experience. We must make it easy for citizens to access this essential evidence regardless of the location of the documentation or of the people using it. We hope that by providing electronic public access to more and more of our records and services, we will better meet your information needs.
NASCIO: National Association of State Chief Information Officers
NASCIO represents state chief information officers and information resource executives and managers from the 50 states, six U. S. territories, and the District of Columbia. State members are senior officials from any of the three branches of state government who have executive-level and statewide responsibility for information resource management. Representatives from federal, municipal, and international governments and state officials who are involved in information resource management but do not have chief responsibility for that function participate in the organization as associate members. Private-sector firms and non-profit organizations may join as corporate members.
SAA: Society of American Archivists
Founded in 1936, the Society of American Archivists (SAA) is North America's oldest and largest national archival professional association. SAA's mission is to serve the educational and informational needs of more than 3,400 individual and institutional members and to provide leadership to ensure the identification, preservation, and use of records of historical value.