How Feasible Is A Paperless Office?


Digital technology and a growing awareness in environmentalism have caused many businesses to try and go paperless. Going paperless can provide number of advantages such as cost savings with elimination of paper, higher efficiency and ability to track the digital trail of the process. Several companies, large and small, have tried going paperless with varying success. But how feasible actually is a wholly paperless office?

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5 Productivity Tips to Get More Done In Less Time

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Ask any entrepreneur or small business owner what they would like to have more of. Chances are 9 out of 10 of them will say they’d like more time. When dealing with hundreds of tasks on any given day, having more time on their calendar is something they all wish they had. The unfortunate reality is that  you  can’t invent more time, but you can do more in a given amount of time. The productivity tips explained in this article can help you achieve just that. Continue reading to find out how.

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6 Ways GPS Tracking Can Help Reduce Costs and Increase Revenue

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Deciding to invest in new technology for your company can be daunting. Many business management tools promise significant savings but are unable to deliver results, leaving business owners and fleet managers at a loss both financially and in terms of productivity.

By reducing fuel usage and maintenance costs and contributing to loss prevention strategies, GPS trackers provide an average ROI of 17:1. The data collected by GPS devices grants business owners and fleet managers insights into driver behavior that enable them to evaluate aspects of their fleet’s operations, in turn allowing them to make changes that will lead to stronger performance and more efficient operations.

Two of the most powerful benefits of GPS trackers are increased revenue and decreased operating costs. Let’s take a look at 6 ways it accomplishes this:

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Is Your Business Achieving Ultimate Efficiency?

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What is ultimate efficiency? It’s a theoretical business model that we’re sure no business on the market is currently achieving. Ultimate efficiency would mean that in your company, you wouldn’t be wasting any time or money. Your model would be completely productive with a high output, easy savings and massive profits. However, the fact that no one is currently achieving this level of efficiency doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try to work towards it. You should constantly be looking at ways to make your business more effective and efficient. Let’s start by examining the issue of time wastage.

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How Online Collaboration Can Help Business and the Environment

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Even if the grubby money hungry hounds in corporate don’t believe climate change is real, taking positive action can be extremely profitable – to the planet and your business. In this article, I’m going to talk about how building a corporate structure around sustainability can be lucrative, because when going green puts more green in wallets they’ll listen to the science. From utilising online collaboration tools to downscaling on office space and reducing costs, here are some of the ways businesses can prosper from greenification.

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How to Reduce Equipment Downtime during Harvest Season

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In some fields, farmers have a month or two to get in their year’s yield. In others, that time is reduced to a couple weeks. No matter what harvest timeframe farmers fall victim to, the fact remains that the sooner they can bring in the harvest, the sooner they can see the profits of their endeavors. Every setback during harvest season is significant indeed.

The most common cause of forced downtime is machinery malfunction, which can leave a famer’s crop blowing in the wind for days on end. Therefore, the easiest way to make the most of harvest season is to ensure one’s equipment is in peak condition. Here are six solutions to help farmers properly maintain their machinery so they can truly reap what they sew.

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4 Ways to Leverage Technology to Improve Business Efficiency

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Technological advances in this decade have helped small business owners compete with their larger counterparts on the same footing by allowing them to reduce cost and become more efficient. There isn’t a single area of the business that is not impacted by technology. New technology such as cloud computing, big data analytics, internet of things are helping startups and small businesses start and grow rapidly. As a small business owner if you are not leveraging technology fully you are putting yourself at a great disadvantage and may eventually go out of business. Here are 4 ways in which business owners take advantage of technology.

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Technology Solutions Small Business Owners Must Own for Efficient Office

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When it comes to managing your small business efficiently and cost effectively technology solutions can be your best friends. The advances in technology in the last few years have enabled small business owners to reduce cost, become more efficient and improve productivity of employees, in turn allowing them to generate higher sales and profit. In addition, these technological advances have enabled them to compete with their larger bigger counterparts on the same footing.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Conduct Effective and Efficient Business Meetings

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Here is a startling fact that you may not know – Businesses in U.S. lose approximately $37 billion in salary cost as a result of meetings! This is equivalent of annual revenue of some of the largest companies in the U.S. Imagine the money that companies can save just by avoiding, or at least being effective in, those meetings.  Ask any professional about his opinion on the meetings he has to attend as part of his job and more than likely you will hear lots of complaints. According to Atlassian, employees on an average attend 62 meetings per month. Nearly 50% of those meetings are considered waste of time by employees attending those meetings!

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10 Essentials for the Perfect Home Office

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Working from home is a great benefit for those who have the ability to do it. You can avoid sitting in the traffic for hours, have a flexible schedule and focus on the work without getting disrupted by co-workers all the time. On the other hand you have to be careful to make sure you focus first on OFFICE and not HOME. To get the most out of working from home there are certain essentials you need to take care of. Below we have listed the Top 10 that will help you get the job done efficiently.

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