The cost of working with paper – Paper in itself might not be expensive, but the costs
associated with paper-based processes and managing paper documents can be a financial
Inefficient processes – Working with paper documents prevents you from utilizing automated
business processes. Manual, paper-based workflows are inefficient, rife with errors and
redundancy, and inhibit collaboration.
Less-than-ideal security – File cabinets and locked desk drawers are simply not enough to
keep confidential data safe. Paper documents are also susceptible to risks such as fires,
floods, and natural disasters that could lead to their destruction.