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Records Management

Professional Services offered by Kent Record Management

Kent Record Management is proud to partner with khoste; an industry recognized information governance firm that specializes in developing global retention schedules for organizations and ensuring compliance. Request a quote by contacting and get started today!

The khoste software is a powerfully simple retention schedule management and development tool allowing your organization the flexibility and control to prioritize your compliance on your terms. As a cloud-based solution, khoste enables you to host your existing retention schedule or develop a schedule from scratch offering access and administrative management from anywhere on the globe. Powerful analytics enhance your management capabilities offering access to tens of thousands of information governance laws in more than 120 countries.

John Montaña is a principal of khoste and Montaña & Associates, an informational governance-consulting firm based in Denver, Colorado. In this capacity, he advises corporations, law firms, and non-profit organizations on best practices and legal compliance in information systems of all types, including paper-based systems, structured data systems, and unstructured document and data repositories. His work covers both domestic and global jurisdictions and includes analysis and advice on a wide variety of governance, compliance, and management issues, such as records retention scheduling, the legality of information on various types of storage media, regulatory compliance, litigation and discovery, risk mitigation, and other matters likely to impact information governance and record management considerations. John is also adept in the analysis, critique and modification of practices, policies and procedures of both existing in-house retention schedules and start-to-finish development of records retention schedules and records management policies and procedures.

He is widely recognized as one of the foremost records management experts in the country. Mr. Montaña has published four books on records management issues, as well as dozens of articles for magazines and professional journals, and is an active seminar speaker on records management topics. He holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver.

His publications include:

How to Develop a Retention Schedule
Montaña, John C., J.D., ARMA International 2010

Lawyer’s Guide to Records Management and Retention
Montaña, John C., J.D., and Cunningham, George C., ABA Press 2006

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Implications for Records Management
Montaña, John C., J.D., with Martins, Christine, J.D. and Dietel, Edward, J.D. Arms International 2003

Law, Records and Information Management, the Court Cases
Montaña, John C., J.D., with Skupsky, Donald S. IRCH 1994
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Access Rights to Business Data on Personally Owned Computers
Montaña, John C., J.D., ARMA Educational Foundation 2005

Legal Obstacles to E-Mail Message Destruction
Montaña, John C., J.D., ARMA Educational Foundation 2003

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