Intelligent Document Efficiency Analyzer (IDEA)
Understanding Document Related Expenses
Most organizations could benefit from understanding their document related expenses
in the office. However, that information is not readily available as decisions on
output equipment, supplies and service are often fragmented across departments.
Even if these costs are fully understood and well managed, the truth is that they
still only represent 10% of the fully burdened costs. It's the hidden support costs
that have the greatest impact on a company's total document lifecycle. Independent
research and case studies suggest that most companies need help:
- Maximizing the efficiency and productivity of document-related hardware
- Measuring total print, copy, fax and outsourced document volumes
- Identifying the most appropriate technology to address their needs
- Managing paper and electronic documents more effectively throughout their lifecycle
- Developing a comprehensive strategy for managing all of their documents productively
True Cost of Managing Documents
For every $1 you spend to create a document, you'll burn as much as $9 more managing
it. A look at some of the hidden costs of managing office documents can be quite
revealing. For example, industry studies* have demonstrated that the total cost
of printing, copying and managing office documents is $8,000 - $10,000 per knowledge
worker -- every year. Just imagine how much of these costs are hidden from view.
The first step toward improvement is to know exactly where each dollar is being
We can help you expose and eliminate the hidden document costs in your organization.
Use the Intelligent Document Efficiency Analyzer for insight into
Defining a Document Management Strategy
The Document Strategy Assessment (DSA) is a modular series of assessment service
offerings that focuses on reducing document output costs and improving productivity
throughout the document lifecycle.