There use to be serious technical hurdles to creating a paperless office. That isn’t the case any more. The components of a paperless office are readily available and not particularly expensive. Read on for some great resources that will help you “go paperless”.
- 8 Tips for Going Paperless-Sheila Riley
Now that technology offers so many different options for organizing documents and facilitating communication, using telecommunication instead of regular mail is a good option for many people. This article gives some ideas that were developed and used by the Blue Valley school district in Overland Park, KS.
- The Perils and Perks of Going Paperless-James Champy
As technology advances, many companies, especially those in the health care field, have begun to move toward paperless systems. This article explains some of the benefits and drawbacks of moving to a paperless system.
- Going Paperless: Is It (Finally) Time?-Chad Dickerson
This article explores the challenges that a person faces when switching over to a paperless system. The aspect of the paperless conversion that the author focuses on is the type of scanner that best fits this type of an adjustment.
- Going Paperless-Unclutterer
Sometimes the things that would have never been thought possible in earlier years become a reality. Paperless communication is one of those things. This article talks about some of the paper clutter that can be eliminated with a scanner and a bit of time. The author also provides a helpful link to another article on going paperless.
- The Pain of Going Paperless-Gene Marks
Even though technology can accomplish wonderful things and save tremendous amounts of time, it can also be overrated. As the author of this article points out, sometimes the old way of doing things is the more efficient way.
- Going Paperless-Small Notebook
As paper clutter builds up, often so does a person’s level of frustration! The author of this article shares their method of keeping paper clutter down to a minimum by using a computer and scanner, while acknowledging that paper is still good for some things.
- Get Organized and More Efficient by Going Paperless-Money Blue Book
Creating a paperless work space is, indeed, usually more efficient than its cluttered counterpart. The author of this article points out that, in addition to helping you cut down on mess, a paperless system enables a person to search through documents and keep from misplacing them as easily.
- Pushing Paper Out the Door-Hannah Fairfield
In this article, the author tells how one family organized what would normally be processes that use paper into paperless systems. The high cost of ink in recent years has also made the use of scanners and computers for storing information an attractive proposition.