Show 131 with Steve Richards of NAID

Steve Richards Steve Richards, Conference Chair for NAID Nashville

If you are headed to Nashville next week for the NAID 2013 Annual Conference, you’ll want to listen to this show.

Steve Richards is Conference Chair for the March 22-24  event and is joining me on the show today to give you big ole “get ready to come to Nashville” overview. From the event itself to the venue, Steve covers it all. He even gives you specific details about places you can go in Nashville for different types of music, food and a whole lot more. Check out the NAIDinNashville Facebook page as well for further details.

We also get you caught up on the latest industry news.

Enjoy the show.

Show Length: 25 minutes

Special Thanks to our Exclusive Show Sponsor, O’Neil Software.


Show 101 with Steve Richards of the Data Protection Association

Steve Richards is the President of Richards and Richards in Nashville TN.  He is also the President of the new Data Protection Association, a not for profit organization whose mission it is to  set the standard for service and education for members of the Data Protection Community, worldwide.

Steve Richards Steve Richards, President, Data Protection Association

On today’s episode, Steve discusses the new Association as well as the upcoming conference to be held in St Petersburg, FL from October 1st through 3rd.

We also draw and announce the winners of the prizes donated to support our 100th episode last week. Special thanks again to O’Neil Software, REB Storage Systems, Big Dog Shred Bins and Tom Dumez – the HIPAA Man for the generous donations of prizes to make the show something special.

We’ll also catch you up on the latest industry news.

Enjoy the show.

Show Length: 31 minutes

Special Thanks to our Exclusive Show Sponsor, O’Neil Software.


RIMproReport Show 09 with Ian Thomas, O’Neil Software – Tom Dumez, Kent Records – Steve Richards, Richards and Richards

On this week’s show we chat with Ian Thomas of O’Neil Software about trends he is seeing in the RIM service industry.  I encourage you to follow Ian’s Twitter feed as he has great info and updates there.

Tom Dumez visits San Diego

We also converse with Tom Dumez, VP of HR at Kent Records in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Tom has led the charge at Kent to ensure all staff understand and comply with HIPAA related requirements in their record center.  Tom is also now helping other RIM service companies ensure staff are HIPAA savvy as well. If you are interested in chatting more with Tom you can reach him via email at “trainings” at “kentrecords” dot com.  Or call his toll free number at 800.536.6681.

Finally, we talk at length with Steve Richards of Richards and Richards about being ready for disaster in you RIM business. With a recent fire in our industry, there is no better person to talk to than Steve.  And as much as many believe they are prepared, this interview should not be missed.  Just listening and implementing one thing Steve talks about in this show could save you some major headaches if anything did ever happen to you.

As always, we include this week’s industry news and a few other things.

For your information, this is the show time blocks.

  • Ian Thomas starts at the 5 minute mark,
  • Tom Dumez at 21 minutes into the show,
  • The Industry news is at 40 minutes and
  • Steve Richards comes on at about the 45 minute mark.

Enjoy this week’s show.

Show Length: 80 minutes but who’s counting?  With a show this good, you don’t need to count.


RIMproReport Show 02 – Steve Richards Story

Steve Richards is one of the true legends in the RIM services industry. The founder and president of Richards and Richards in Nashville, Steve’s story of starting his business and the lessons learned along the way can be a great help to others who seek to follow in his footsteps.

This interview took place a couple of years ago, and is a early bonus in the RIMProReport.

Show Length:  1:03


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