Cohasset Associates, Inc.
Cohasset Associates is one of the nation's foremost consulting firms specializing in document-based information management.
Now in its fourth decade of serving clients throughout the United States, Cohasset Associates
provides award-winning professional services in three areas:
management consulting, education and publishing.
The focus of Cohasset Associates' consulting practice is improving the programs, processes, and systems that manage document-based information. This ranges from establishing effective corporate records management programs to planning state-of-the-art electronic records systems.
Using its unique combination of records management, legal, and technical skill sets, together with its extensive problem-solving experience, Cohasset Associates works to provide its clients with cost-effective solutions that will achieve their business objectives and meet their legal/regulatory responsibilities.
With its resident legal expertise, Cohasset Associates provides clients with relevant information to assist in reducing the regulatory and legal risks associated with the management of document-based information.
The quality of Cohasset Associates' educational work is recognized internationally. The knowledge imparted by Cohasset Associates at more than 1,000 professional seminars and conferences has assisted tens of thousands in improving the management of their document-based information.
Today, Cohasset Associates' educational work is centered on its annual National Conference for Managing Electronic Records (MER) that focuses on the operational, technical, and legal issues associated with managing the complete life cycle of electronic records.
Cohasset Associates is the editor and publisher of three definitive legal research studies on the use of alternative media to paper for storing document-based information:
- Legality of Magnetic Storage
- Legality of Optical Storage
- Legality of Microfilm
"Authentic Electronic Records, Strategies for Long-Term Access", by Dr. Charles Dollar, is a pioneering research study focusing on the most important information management problem in the new millennium: the long-term storage of electronic records. Published by Cohasset Associates, Inc., this comprehensive study is the only book that focuses exclusively on the all-important information management issue of storing electronic records – so that their complete contents, context and structure are accessible at any time, no matter how long they are retained.
Cohasset is also the source of the definitive survey research regarding the major operational, compliance and legal risks that business and government must address in the management of their electronic records.
Together with ARMA International and AIIM International, the two leading industry associations, Cohasset researched and prepared the White Paper, The 2007 Electronic Records Management Survey - Call for Collaboration
Cohasset Associates, Inc.
Cohasset Associates has been described as the only management consulting firm in its field with its feet in the trenches and its eye on the horizon.
Cohasset Associates' extraordinary record of accomplishments and innovation is the result of Cohasset's unique blend of practical experience and clear vision of the future, combined with Cohasset's renowned commitment to excellence.
The distinguished work and innovative concepts of Cohasset Associates' consultants have been recognized with the highest professional awards of The Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA), The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM), The Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) and The Society of American Archivists (SAA).