[RM is] primarily concerned with the managing the evidence of an organization's activities as well as the reduction or mitigation of risk associated with it.
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The key point behind appraisal is that not everything can be kept forever. There are not sufficient resources to support such an approach, either in the storage and preservation of the records or in the resources required to make the records accessible either now or over time. This means at its most fundamental, appraisal is a risk management process based on known facts and reasonable expectations.