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Companies can reap tremendous financial benefits by incorporating paper-free projects into their business improvement initiatives.


This research report from AIIM reveals. reveals two-thirds of those adopting paper-free processes report a payback within 18 months and 50 percent see payback in a 12-month period. Respondents felt that corporate spending on paperless technologies will increase over the next 12 months particularly in the area of data capture for mobile devices.


Other key findings include:

  • On average, respondents feel that driving paper out of business processes would improve the productivity of process staff by over 29 percent
  • Physical signatures and legal admissibility are given as the biggest paper-free concerns amongst staff, with legal counsel and finance being the most resistant
  • Spending plans for the next 12 months look to be very positive particularly for OCR, workflow/BPM and mobile capture, with scanner sales and outsourcing being mostly flat.  


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AIIM is the global community of information professionals. We provide the education, research and certification that information professionals need to manage and share information assets in an era of mobile, social, cloud and big data.

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