Professional Affiliations

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

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.

www.prismintl.org

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.

www.bbb.org

www.cleveland.bbb.org

Information Management Resources

ACA-The Academy of Certified Archivists
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.

www.certifiedarchivists.org

AIIM International
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.

www.aiim.org

ALA-Association of Legal Administrators
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.

www.alanet.org/hometext.html

ARMA International
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.

www.arma.org

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.

greatercleveland.arma.org

AITP-Association of Information Technology Professionals
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.

National: aitp.org

BFMA-Business Forms Management Association
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.

www.bfma.org

The Business Continuity Institute
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.

www.thebci.org

CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association
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.

www.comptia.org

Contignecy Planning & Management Online
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.

www.contingencyplanning.com

Disaster Recovery Journal
Disaster Recovery Journal

The first publication dedicated to the field of disaster recovery and business continuity.

www.drj.com

DRII--DRI International
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.

www.drii.org

ICRM-Institute of Certified Records Managers
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.

www.icrm.org

IFO: The Institute of Financial Operations
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).

www.financialops.org

NAGARA-National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators
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.

www.nagara.org

NARA-National Archives and Records Administration
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.

www.nara.gov/records

NASCIO-National Association of State Chief Information Officers
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.

www.nascio.org

SAA-Society of American Archivists
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.

www.archivists.org