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

New Checklist: Is Document Imaging Right For You?

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

6 Scary Paper Waste Facts

Posted by Robert Adshead on Mar 8, 2017 11:00:00 AM


Humankind is known for wasteful practices but few surpass the scope of paper waste. If you’re not convinced, you should definitely go through the following paper waste facts to acquaint yourself with the issue. 

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Topics: paper usage

How to Reduce Paper Use in Your Office

Posted by Robert Adshead on Nov 11, 2015 9:35:00 AM

When thinking about how to reduce paper use, investing in a digital document management system is just the beginning. You need to take steps to ensure the reduction of your paper use and allow for you to fully realize your document management system's capabilities. Your office has been relying on paper documents for years, so you can't simply do away with all of your paper at once. Here is how to reduce paper use without disrupting your business:

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Topics: paperless office, paper usage, reduce paper use

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