5 Tips for Going Paperless
The History of the “Paperless” Concept
As long ago as 1975, the paperless concept was being discussed. In fact, in June, 1975, Newsweek Magazine published an article called “The Office of the Future.” It was touted as an “in-depth analysis of how word processing will reshape the corporate office.” In the article, Vincent E. Giuliano of Arthur D. Little, Inc. was quoted as saying that “1990, most record-handling will be electronic."
Fast forward to present day, and what do our offices today look like? Is most of our record-handling electronic? And can there really be a completely paperless office? Or is the truth of “paperless” somewhere between row upon row of paper-crammed file cabinets and the sleek concept of the paperless “office of the future?”