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Will the paperless office become reality?

By Alexis Croswell

“Forty years ago, at least, we were promised the paperless office,” says Christopher Mims. So, why haven’t we seen a huge drop in paper usage? According to Mims and and Analyst John Shane, 60% of workplace printing isn’t optional, and business processes are slow to change. Small and medium-sized businesses have been the slowest to convert their workflows to digital, and ditch paper. Loo Wee Teck, head of consumer electronics at market research firm Euromonitor says, “I think it will take 15-20 years, when the millennials who grew up with digital photos and smartphones take over senior positions in companies, to see the transition to a paperless office.”

Full Article on the Wall Street Journal 
Time to Read: 4.5 Min