How many times have you walked by rows of file cabinets or paper-filled boxes at your office, and thought to yourself, “How can we possibly have so much paper? Can’t we just toss it? Everything’s digital now.” Believe it or not, we are nowhere close to eliminating our use of paper. The average office worker uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year.
So even if you were to get rid of the space-hogging paper storage, it would likely quickly be replaced by even more paper. It’s a vicious cycle countless organizations struggle with, but what most aren’t even thinking about is the value in on all those dust-collecting documents – the “data heat.” How much current and potential revenue could be accrued from the information inside each of those boxes or file cabinets?
Author: Alex Fielding