By Thomas Schneck – Check out just about any science fiction movie or television show and you’re likely to see a few things.
Flying cars. Check.
Digital communicators. Check.
Paper documents. Not so fast.
I’ve never seen Captain Kirk with a paper document. Or Captains Picard, Sisko, Janeway or Archer, either, for that matter.
Companies also have the goal of a paperless future – 79% say business-at-the-speed-of-paper will be unacceptable in a few years’ time – and yet … and yet …
According to AIIM, for 19% of organizations, the amount of paper flowing through their business processes is still increasing.
There are a lot of reasons for the continued popularity of paper. These include: