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Nine Everyday Processes That Aren’t Paperless Yet, But Should Be

  • Nine Everyday Processes That Aren’t Paperless Yet, But Should Be-

    While some states do support online voter registration, most do not, meaning that someone who wants to vote has to actually track down a form, fill it out and, in some cases, manually deliver it someplace for it to be recorded. That’s a lot of hoops for people -- such as the disabled and the elderly -- to jump through to cast their ballots.

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Nine Everyday Processes That Aren’t Paperless Yet, But Should Be

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    While some states do support online voter registration, most do not, meaning that someone who wants to vote has to actually track down a form, fill it out and, in some cases, manually deliver it someplace for it to be recorded. That’s a lot of hoops for people -- such as the disabled and the elderly -- to jump through to cast their ballots.

Many people believe that a paperless office is a dream that will never come true. And it’s true that, in this age of electronics and electronic documents, there are still way too many important aspects of life that must be recorded on paper, often with actual physical signatures.

For the world to become truly paperless, the focus needs to be on creating born-digital versions of paper documents with important security measures baked in. These born-digital versions include information that can be more easily repurposed into other uses without time-consuming, error-prone copying or re-entering.

Countless benefits are associated with making processes and documents paperless. In this slideshow, Laserfiche takes a look at nine everyday processes that aren’t paperless yet, but should be.