The Evolving Role of Paper

<p>Paper is one of the most fundamental parts of an office. It makes up a significant portion of our documents, promotional materials, employee and client information, as well as financial information just to name a few. Needless to say, paper has been the basis of information storage for a very long time.<a href="http://www.officeproductnews.net/files/iStock_000012347875Small_0.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-right-width: 0px; margin: 10px 0px 10px 10px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: inline; float: right; border-top-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="iStock_000012347875Small" border="0" alt="iStock_000012347875Small" align="right" src="http://www.officeproductnews.net/files/iStock_000012347875Small_thumb.jpg" width="161" height="134" /></a></p> <p>Technology is advancing in such a way that we no longer have to rely on paper as the only way to store documents. Digital files have given us the freedom to reduce printing within our office and begin to cut costs from our print budget. Aside from saving money from printing less, utilizing digital files has also allowed us to reduce the amount of file storage we must have available in our office. This means we can utilize this space for more important means.</p> <p>Currently, we are not at a point where we can fully eliminate paper from our offices. However, there will come a time where printed materials are kept to an extreme minimum. This will allow offices to repurpose a portion of their budget currently dedicated exclusively to printing.</p> <!--break--> <p>Print manageme<a name="_GoBack"></a>nt programs are allowing businesses to begin reducing printing in many areas. Even today there is a significant amount of printing taking place that is unnecessary. By eliminating excess printing from your office, you will begin to see immediate benefits in both savings and productivity. If you would like to learn more about how print management can help your office save, contact us today!</p> <p>This article was originally posted on <a href="http://cbs.copiers.com">New Hampshire Xerox</a> site Continental Business Systems.</p>