Have you ever needed a document for an important meeting and been unable to find it until it was too late? Maybe it's time to take control of your papers and consider a data and document management system for your home office.
Which of the following can potentially replace the piles of papers you currently stockpile in your home office?
Which of the following must be kept in paper form for your records?
both of the above
What is an important benefit of replacing paper with paperless software?
It's more environmentally responsible.
You don't need to learn anything new.
You don't need to buy anything new.
How many pounds (kilograms) of paper material does an average American business generate per person per day?
1.7 pounds (0.767 kilograms)
2.7 pounds (1.217 kilograms)
3.7 pounds (1.677 kilograms)
What's the best way to go paperless?
all at once
one step at a time
as quickly as possible
What's the first paper material you should throw out from your home office?
copies of bills
Which everyday financial transactions are easy to handle electronically?
paying utility bills
checking bank statements
both of the above
What's the paperless way to keep track of appointments?
a daily diary
an electronic diary
_____ is a must-have for storing and finding files in a paperless office.
an electronic file system
a filing cabinet
an Internet browser
A scanner allows you to create _____ from paper documents.
A smart phone combines personal digital assistant (PDA) functions with that of a:
A _____ filters information that comes through an Internet connection into your network.
_____ faxing eliminates the need for a fax machine.
Which Microsoft Word option can you use to save electronic documents that you receive by e-mail?
print to file
How often should you back up your electronic files?