The Paperless Office: Accepting Digitized Data

This paper was originally presented in early 2002 at the Troy State University, System-wide Business Symposium.

Introduction

The Paperless Office: Accepting Digitized Data“The Paperless Office: Accepting Digitized Data” explores the implications of paperless office environments and the realities organizations face in their attempts to go paperless.

Of the many industries that have or are currently attempting to go paperless, the insurance industry has been on the leading edge of a completely digital environment. This paper highlights some of the insurance industry’s accomplishments, as well as briefly touching on other organizations looking to digitize their offices. It highlights the implications of paperless office environments and the realities organizations face in the transition of becoming paperless.

Since its original publishing, organizations from several industries turned to Cabinet for a paperless solution that streamlines user tasks, delivers gains in office productivity and bottom-line savings.

By creating a secure electronic filing environment, Cabinet’s products move manual paper-based procedures into efficient automated workflow processes. This approach removes the barriers traditionally associated with moving to paperless, while generating a significant return-on-investment.

  • Miles L. Mathieu, Troy State, University College, Pacific Region-Misawa
  • Ernest A. Capozzoli, Kennesaw State, Kennesaw

Abstract

This paper explores the implications of paperless office environments and the realities organizations face in their attempts to go paperless. Of the many industries that have or are currently attempting to go paperless, the insurance industry has been on the leading edge of a completely digital environment. This paper highlights some of the insurance industry’s accomplishments, as well as briefly touching on other organizations looking to digitize their offices.