With World Paper Free Day just 3 days away, we’re excited to celebrate a day where we band together as a community to reduce the paper in our business processes. Taking part in World Paper Free Day is much more than just throwing out our printers – it’s about working smarter.
With effective business intelligence, you can have the confidence you need to monitor your processes and make assessments as to exactly what solutions you need to help drive your organization’s performance to a completely paperless environment.
Want to know why you should reevaluate your current business intelligence? According to an AIIM study…
- Only 17 percent of respondents work in what could be described as a paper-free office.
- 31 percent admit their office is piled high with paper documents and paper processes.
- 40 percent still use paper for filing “important stuff.”
- 56 percent are wed to signatures on paper for contracts and order forms.
Unless you fall into that 17 percentile, you probably have some work to do. No need to fret! Below are three ways business intelligence (BI) can amp-up World Paper Free Day and get you one step closer to smooth, streamlined processes.
1. BI can simplify complex data discoveries
BI solutions provide users with easy-to-interpret data, whether it’s housed in a department or across the enterprise. BI solutions empower users with self-service data exploration, enabling them to discover new opportunities for business improvement and investigate data through a new lens.
2. BI allows you to make informed decisions
This means any user can benefit, so when it’s time to make an important decision, you’ve got total access to all the data you need—leaving nothing to chance. Armed with information that is relevant and updated in real-time, you can achieve an in-depth visibility and understanding of your organization.
3. BI gives you the ability to maximize resources, while minimizing risk
In business, you need the intelligence not only to compete, but to lead the way. With BI solutions, you can confidently take control of your operations, ensure compliance and know that you have the information you need to operate efficiently and effectively. No more wasting time searching for critical data or reports—business intelligence solutions can provide extraordinary insights that help you achieve operational excellence with less risk.
If you want to work smarter and ensure your enterprise is ahead of the curve, a smart business intelligence solution is an important first step. For more information, watch our webinar recording below: “What does Paperless Really Mean – 5 Stages of Efficiency.”