The Treasury board president, Tony Clement, says he wants the federal government to mostly go paperless by using computers and other technology available to politicians. The tablet computer is one of the ways in which he plans to go about executing his paperless plan. Despite the cost of streamlining all the paper documents into digital form along with the cost of upgrading the outdated IT system, Clement seems optimistic and excited for the long term savings to the federal government.
So, just how much paper does the federal government waste? Well, according to Lexmark and O’Keeffe & Company, $440 million worth–now that’s a lot of paper. Read the full article here: http://www.montrealgazette.com/technology/Tony+Clement+want+feds+more+digital+documents/5567715/story.html