While there are a number of operational and technical barriers to overcome when implementing an electronic document management system, there are many rewards to be reaped. Not only do document management systems facilitate better collaboration and improved timelines, but it also boosts security and control of information within your business.
One of the biggest benefits of a document management solutions is the reduced environmental impact that you will be able to achieve. In the past, sustainability initiatives within companies were seen as a ‘nice to have’ and many companies’ green initiatives didn’t really deliver lasting impacts. Today’s business environment is very different and most brands are aware of the vast financial savings they can achieve by reducing their carbon footprint (and they are also well aware of the social benefits of going green).
Green IT is a hot topic at the moment. Besides optimising your company’s energy efficiency and water use, for example, it’s worth your while to consider how IT infrastructure such as paper, toner, ink supplies contribute to pollution and your utility bill.
While altruistic environmental projects have a time and place, it’s time for more companies across Africa to consider green initiatives that show tangible, bottom-line benefits. Document management solutions is one of the ways to achieve big green benefits along with a number of financial savings and productivity gains. The amount of energy you can save, combined with the vastly reduced need for paper and other consumables, are just a few of the reasons why an increasing number of companies are choosing document solutions such as Xerox office products and Xerox software solutions. Contact Bytes Document Solutions for more information today.