How to Easily Become a Paperless Office

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Aug 18, 2017 11:00:00 AM


There was a time when the only way to store documents was on paper. As a result, among of the key features of many offices are the rows upon rows of filing cabinets packed with folders of paper. Today, companies have the option of reducing their dependence on paper documents. There are environmental benefits of doing away with paper as your business will be reducing its use of nonrenewable resources, but there are financial ones as well. Consider the following tips to ease the transition from paper-based to paperless.  

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How to Make Planning an Office Move Most Efficient

Posted by Mike Lynett on Apr 12, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Planning an office move is a major project, and should be organized and planned for properly. An ideal first task to complete would be for you to develop a detailed project plan for relocation of the office. This plan is an outline of the tasks necessary to complete a move of your office.

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How Paperless Business Processes Save You Money

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Mar 1, 2017 11:00:00 AM

The impact of paper in the office is a massive one. You may think that such a little thing can’t add up to huge expenditure. Unfortunately, you’re wrong. According to US statistics, the average office worker prints 10,000 sheets of paper per year, and Canada is not far behind. Nearly 45 percent of that paper ends up in the trash bin. Now think about a big corporation that has hundreds of employees. The amount of money wasted on needless document printing will be serious.

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The Challenges of a Paperless Office

Posted by Robert Adshead on Oct 14, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Due to the sophistication of modern information technology, it is now possible to have a completely paperless office. Obviously, going paperless is a far more environmentally friendly option compared to the offices of yesteryear that used numerous reams of paper on a daily basis. However, it is important to consider a few factors such as the difficulty of truly eliminating paper from the office. Going completely paperless will be very hard for most businesses and all but impossible for others. If you are thinking about doing away with paper, consider the following challenges of a paperless office:

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Measuring The Impact of the Paperless Office

Posted by Robert Adshead on Aug 3, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Now that you’re paperless, how do you measure the success of the initiative? On a high level, have you achieved your goals and fulfilled the mission of going paperless? On a day-to-day level, has the paperless office improved your employees’ work life and job satisfaction? To assess the system installation and setup, start by looking at how well you’ve digitized those three areas discussed at the outset: capturing, routing and retrieving information.

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How Do I Avoid Mistakes When Scanning Important Documents?

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Mar 22, 2016 12:30:00 PM
 
 
Great question! It seems like a simple process to start scanning your documents to go paperless but as one of our clients once said to me "it's so much more than just scanning."
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How Can I Automatically Classify All My Electronic Documents and Apply Bulk Processing?

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Mar 22, 2016 8:49:56 AM
 
There are a number of products out there that can help you accomplish classifying all your electronic documents and applying bulk processing. There are entry level products available, typically designed for lower volume (500 documents a month), that are price friendly but tend not to be as feature rich as the professional level tools.
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What Is the Biggest Pain People Face with Paperwork?

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Mar 2, 2016 9:39:00 AM
 

The biggest pain people experience with paperwork is that it stands in the way of them completing their strategic business objectives.
That's it, plan and simple.
 
Now let me explain.
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The Future of Work: When Will We Have to Start Explaining Why It Was Called Paperwork?

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Mar 1, 2016 8:26:49 AM
 
It's interesting, I think many people's first reaction to this would be "not in our lifetime" but this question actually reminds me of a story about my niece doing her homework one night. She was doing one of those exercises where you have to find a list of objects in a busy picture of a house and circle them. She got them all done except one, she tried and tried but couldn't find it. It's not that it was hidden particularly well it was because the object she was looking for was a tape recorder and believe it or not most kids today have no idea what a tape recorder is.
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Why Haven't We Gone Paperless Despite All the Technology at Our Disposal?

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Feb 16, 2016 8:30:00 AM
 
You are right, the technology is available that provides us the tools for going paperless but it also represents a major change in the way we do business. In my experience, the lack of adoption company-wide, comes down to three things; cost, time and a willingness to change.
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