PDF BRIEFING: Document archiving. By Simon Hurst
The paperless office may still be some way away for some of us, but many organisations are now relying on electronic documents. This is an accelerating trend that will place much more importance on the properties and capabilities of the different electronic document formats.
The traditional paperless office concept brings to mind scanning paper documents, but we are already starting to see documents being created and exchanged electronically; if required, the paper copy will be of secondary importance. Online filing of tax and company information is a topical example.