Going paperless is not an overnight process, even for small organizations or sole proprietors. No matter the size of your organization, you need to start the paperless process with a sound strategy.
The paperless office is as it sounds: a workplace in which you've limited or even eliminated the use of paper. This means going digital with your documents, and that can lead to a lot of benefits. It can save your business money, increase productivity, save space, make documentation and information sharing easier, keep information more secure, and make for an eco-friendly office.
As makers of some of the world's most popular Portable Document Format (PDF) solutions, we often consult with businesses and governmental agencies that have the goal of moving to the paperless office. They understand the benefits. What they don't always know is how to get there. So the question we're often asked is, how do you get started? That's the purpose of this paper. It'll give you a solid outline for the issues and areas you need to address when going paperless.