- The volume of paper records is still increasing steadily in 56% of organizations, but in 22% it is at last showing signs of decreasing. Meanwhile the volume of electronic records is “increasing rapidly” for 70%, and unsurprisingly, is not decreasing for any.
- Half of organizations are scanning newly received paper items and filing them electronically rather than manually, and a third of businesses are looking to go to all-electronic records-keeping
- But for the other half, as well as manually filing inbound paper documents, 40% admit to routinely printing newly generated office documents and emails for the purpose of filing them as paper records.
- Electronic records are more than twice as likely to be described as “Unmanaged” than paper records.
- 71% of organizations have a procedure for legal hold of paper records in the event of litigation, but only 57% have one for electronic records.
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