A brief history of paper to digital documentation

Posted by Andrew D'Arcy on May 5, 2020 2:17:10 PM

Startups do things digitally. But companies that have been around for decades largely don’t. It seems impossible to believe, but 82% of companies are still paper-based. 

“With all the lip service paid to innovation, it’s astounding that most businesses still use technology invented more than 2,000 years ago. We’ve entered the era of 3D printing, artificial intelligence, and missions to Mars — yet only 18 percent of companies consider themselves paperless.”

—Corp! Magazine

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With cloud servers and apps like Monday, Trello, and Evernote replacing paper calendars, notebooks, and whiteboards, it seems crazy to think that less than 20% of all companies in 2020 operate digitally. Not so crazy, though, when you consider that computers weren’t even part of the office environment 40 years ago.

Let’s take a look at the brief history of paper to digital documentation and nail down when paper processes will finally go digital.

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Topics: paper usage, paper documents, manual document filing, process management, document management trends, document management, business process automation, digital transformation

The 10 Disadvantages of Manual Documents Filing

Posted by Andrew D'Arcy on May 5, 2020 2:16:12 PM

New employee: “I can’t find the printer and I need to print something.”

Coworker: “We don’t have one. And no you don’t.” 

Startups do things digitally. 

Invoices, receipts, and business cards are digital. Any paper that does come in—usually from the government—gets digitized and put in the cloud and that paper is recycled immediately. Post its and wall-hanging calendars are replaced by apps like Monday and Trello and Teamwork. Notebooks swap for task managers. Clutter disappears and productivity soars. 

 

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Topics: manual document filing, document scanning solutions, compliance, document management trends, document management, digital transformation

The Disadvantages of Manual Document Filing Processes

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Jun 23, 2017 11:00:00 AM


At the start of a business, manual document filing can be quick easy and necessary. However, as your business grows manual filing can become a very cumbersome practice. In a busy business world it is important that you can file, find, and store documents in a quick and effective way. There are more efficient ways in today’s growing technological world that can help keep your organized with a higher productivity level. Here are some disadvantages of manual document filing processes.

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Topics: document scanning services, manual document filing

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