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Why Go Paperless?

Should you go paperless?
Posted:
July 28, 2016

Why go paperless? The numbers speak for themselves...

Stats from the Infographic:

Cost and Risk:

  • 47% of data breaches per year are caused by human error such as loss or mismanagement of documents.  Keep your information safe >
  • It costs an average of $20 to file and store a single paper document.
  • Finding and replacing lost paper documents cost businesses $120 per document on average.
  • The average office worker uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper every year.

Resource Loss:

  • 83% of workers report daily struggles with version issues. Digital documents are easier to find >
  • More than 21% of daily productivity loss is from document issues.
  • It takes about 18 minutes on average to search for a document.
  • A typical employee spends 30–40% of their time looking for information locked in emails, documents, shared hard disks and filing cabinets.

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Should You Go Paperless?

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