Paper is a wonderful thing. Paper—in its many historical forms like scrolls, books, and pamphlets—has allowed us to record history and start movements. Without paper, we wouldn't have lineage accounts, many books, and a significant portion of history.
But paper has its faults. As you have probably experienced, paper can be bulky, unwieldy, and prone to problems. Paper can be lost, damaged beyond repair, or completely burned up or swept away. It's frustrating to think of the history and knowledge humanity has certainly lost because of paper's vulnerabilities.
Are your office documents still on paper? Although paper has its place in the office, there are many areas where paper is past its prime.
Paper is everywhere in the business world, but many businesses are slowly phasing their use of paper out—if not going entirely paperless. Why? Well, simply because paper doesn't cut it in the modern world when we have digital options so readily available.
Business at the speed of paper is no longer an option. Here's why: