Some tech tools are a big help; others just add clutter. Before buying the latest tech gadget, ask yourself what problem it will solve and where you’ll actually put it.
Pros and cons of buying a dedicated scanner such as NeatDesk of Fujitsu, or sticking with a multifunction copy/fax/scan device.
So you’ve gone paperless and are now storing all your documents on your hard drive. Great! By doing so, you’ve likely freed up tons of space in your office by eliminating the need for paper storage. Just because the papers don’t take up physical space, however, doesn’t mean they aren’t taking space on your hard drive. Hard drives have memory capacities, so it’s good to know what kinds of files are filling your storage.
Paper takes a lot of space to store, and especially if you’re used to searching for documents on your computer, rifling through paper piles and digging into file cabinets can seem practically archaic!
Being a Certified Professional Organizer, I actually enjoy working with paper – I know, I’m strange! Even so, I don’t want to spend too much time on it; like you, I have many other tasks on my to-do list.