World Paper Free Day

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World Paper Free Day

  1. Friday, October 22, 2010
  2. Paper, paper everywhere... What are YOU going to do about it? Hashtag = #wpfd Friday, October 22, 2010
  3. Friday, October 22, 2010
  4. Per Business Week, June 30, 1975 Friday, October 22, 2010
  5. 1975 “Vincent E. Giuliano of Arthur D. Little, Inc., figures that the use of paper in business for records and correspondence should be declining by 1980, ‘and by 1990, most record-handling will be electronic.’” Friday, October 22, 2010
  6. Yeah, right. Photo source = http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcobellucci/3534516458/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  7. Photo source = http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcfarlandmo/3274597033/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  8. Organizations continue to print, copy and fax more than a trillion pages of office paper each year (Infotrends) Photo source = http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcfarlandmo/3274597033/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  9. Organizations use paper printouts to archive 62% of important documents (CNN, 3-18-2010) Friday, October 22, 2010
  10. 12 billion pages will be generated via printing from mobile devices (The Independent, 10-20-2010) Photo source = http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsun/3859690596/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  11. Printable web content will increase 3X by 2012 (The Independent, 10-20-2010) Photo source = http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsun/3859690596/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  12. Friday, October 22, 2010
  13. Americans discard 4 million tons of office paper every year - enough to build a 12-foot high wall of paper from New York to California (American Forest & Paper Association, 2004) Friday, October 22, 2010
  14. Photo source = http://www.flickr.com/photos/iguerra/3217987878/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  15. New York's largest export out of the Port of NY is waste paper (What About Waste, Cornell Waste Management Institute, 1990) Photo source = http://www.flickr.com/photos/iguerra/3217987878/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  16. Photo source = http://www.flickr.com/photos/joeshlabotnik/2676866737/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  17. It takes 75,000 trees to print a Sunday Edition of the New York Times (North Carolina Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling) Photo source = http://www.flickr.com/photos/joeshlabotnik/2676866737/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  18. Photo source = http://www.flickr.com/photos/alvy/473633006/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  19. The average daily web user prints 28 pages daily (Gartner Group and HP) Photo source = http://www.flickr.com/photos/alvy/473633006/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  20. Photo source = http://www.flickr.com/photos/kodomut/3666794781/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  21. 115 billion sheets of paper are used annually for personal computers (Worldwatch Institute) Photo source = http://www.flickr.com/photos/kodomut/3666794781/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  22. What can you do about it? Friday, October 22, 2010
  23. Understand that the core issue is no longer copying, it's printing. Friday, October 22, 2010
  24. “The Future of the Office Document,” InfoTrends/CAP Ventures, January 2005. Friday, October 22, 2010
  25. Admit that "nice thoughts" alone are not a sustainable business strategy. This is not how to sell paperless to your organization in tight times. Friday, October 22, 2010
  26. The key question -- What are the business benefits of driving paper out of your organization? Friday, October 22, 2010
  27. Improved Productivity. Friday, October 22, 2010
  28. Better Customer Service and Engagement. Friday, October 22, 2010
  29. Risk Reduction. Friday, October 22, 2010
  30. Cost Savings. Friday, October 22, 2010
  31. Prepare for the naysayers. Friday, October 22, 2010
  32. Friday, October 22, 2010
  33. Electronic copies aren’t as acceptable in court as paper. Friday, October 22, 2010
  34. Friday, October 22, 2010
  35. Digital image copies of information converted from paper (and microfilm) are the legal equivalent of their paper counterparts and may be considered as admissible in evidence as the original paper record in any legal or administrative proceeding... (The Legality of Digital Image Copies of Paper Records, Cohasset Associates) Friday, October 22, 2010
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  37. Even with an electronic copy we can't destroy the paper original. Friday, October 22, 2010
  38. Digital image copies, like all other types of copies, are acceptable in any legal or administrative proceeding regardless of whether the original is in existence or not ... (The Legality of Digital Image Copies of Paper Records, Cohasset Associates) Friday, October 22, 2010
  39. The goal isn't Paper-Less. It's Less-Paper. Friday, October 22, 2010
  40. Friday, October 22, 2010
  41. 8 Friday, October 22, 2010
  42. 8 key tips Friday, October 22, 2010
  43. 1 Friday, October 22, 2010
  44. 1 Do not print or copy any documents unless absolutely required. Friday, October 22, 2010
  45. 2 Friday, October 22, 2010
  46. Use document scanners to convert paper documents to electronic format through document scanning and then shred them. 2 Friday, October 22, 2010
  47. Friday, October 22, 2010 3
  48. Use Web 2.0 technologies like 3 wikis and blogs for internal communication and collaboration. Friday, October 22, 2010
  49. 4 Friday, October 22, 2010
  50. 4 Keep all your contracts, marketing materials and any other document requiring review and refinement in a single electronic place. Friday, October 22, 2010
  51. Friday, October 22, 2010 5
  52. Use web interfaces and forms for online applications and order placement, replace paper forms with 5 eForms. Friday, October 22, 2010
  53. 6 Friday, October 22, 2010
  54. Sign up for e-bill 6 delivery or online billing from your suppliers rather than paper statements, and pay your bills electronically. Friday, October 22, 2010
  55. 7 Friday, October 22, 2010
  56. 7 Learn about electronic signatures and understand how they work in your environment. Friday, October 22, 2010
  57. 8 Friday, October 22, 2010
  58. 8 MOST IMPORTANTLY, map, design and manage all business processes electronically. Friday, October 22, 2010
  59. Friday, October 22, 2010
  60. Next steps? Friday, October 22, 2010
  61. Get connected with World Paper Free Day. http://www.aiim.org/paperfreeday Friday, October 22, 2010
  62. Get connected with AIIM. Basic membership is free. http://aiim.org/join Friday, October 22, 2010
  63. Photo credits http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcobellucci/3534516458/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcfarlandmo/3274597033/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsun/3859690596/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/iguerra/3217987878/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/joeshlabotnik/2676866737/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/alvy/473633006/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/kodomut/3666794781/ Friday, October 22, 2010
  64. Get connected with World Paper Free Day. http://www.aiim.org/paperfreeday Hashtag = #wpfd Friday, October 22, 2010

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