Ian Grayson reports the paperless office is getting closer. He says:
According to the number crunchers at research company IDC, printing volumes in both offices and homes is on the slide. IDC says print volumes will decline at a combined annual growth rate of 0.6 per cent from 2011 to 2015. While the numbers in this study came from Western Europe, its likely similar trends can be found in other parts of the globe.
I’ve been working towards a similar goal in my job as a journalist. The main source of paper on my desk now is from government departments who are still wedded to printed forms and documents. Otherwise, I doubt I printed more than one sheet each month last year.