Over the last couple of decades, the world has shifted from doing business on paper to doing business online. More and more companies are trading in their overflowing filing cabinets for the cheaper and more organized way of keeping track of documents: computers.
Storing all types of company and customer information on a computer system is a great idea. To the environmentally conscious business, using computers is a good way to save trees by minimizing paper consumption, and computers allow for a quicker retrieval of specific documents. However, storing information on a computer is not helpful unless the data is frequently backed up.