Schools are working hard to keep up with digital demand, and sometimes that means the conversion to digital is a piece of the puzzle. To streamline all processes to go digital, you need adequate office equipment, networks, and scanning processes. If any of these elements don't work well, it can be challenging and frustrating to operate in a digital academic environment.
Digitizing processes in education is more important than ever before, and nothing is more frustrating than trying to switch back and forth between digital and hard copy. Your school is ready to switch to paperless, so here's what you need to know.
Why Should Education Consider More Digital Resources?
Education as the industry uses an incredible amount of paper every year – up to 320,000 sheets of paper. That equals roughly 2,000 sheets per day! This is an enormous amount of paper that creates a considerable cost.
Going digital, therefore, is one way to impact cost and budgeting in schools – a noticeable impact, to say the least.
Other Reasons Digital is Better
In addition to cost savings and reducing waste, schools need to be comfortable going to online formats and using digital resources, because it may be the future.
During the coronavirus pandemic, schools suddenly went to online learning, and many aren't going back. Being comfortable operating in a digital environment can make these transitions easier for students, teachers, and staff.
Scanning is your first step, so make sure you have the right equipment to operate with your digital needs. Then, working on a document management system and the organizational process will take you into the digital universe for good. There's no going back from there - and trust us, you won't want to.
Digital Starts Today
Kick-off your new digital environment today by talking with the team at Document Systems. They can set you up with a document management system, advanced office equipment, and scanning procedures to make your paperless workflow simple and user-friendly. Get in touch today.