29 Jul '14, 3am

My Paperless Pledge

Not too long ago, I insti­tuted a paper­less pol­icy for my office — I have another hat I wear as a start-up and com­pany con­sul­tant — where, as far as pos­si­ble, I’d force my clients to go paper­less as well. There is no rea­son to get some­thing printed out on paper when the elec­tronic ver­sion was and is the orig­i­nal doc­u­ment of author­ity. For exam­ple, an ACRA (Account­ing and Cor­po­rate Reg­u­la­tory Author­ity) con­fir­ma­tion on a suc­cess­ful reg­is­tra­tion of a com­pany is sent via email, and there is absolutely no need to print it out to make it any more successful. Yet, every sin­gle audit firm (and their staff) that I know insist on pho­to­copy­ing or print­ing these things, because they need to ver­ify the document’s authen­tic­ity and orig­i­nal­ity. This is what I will never under­stand. But since they’re doing a job for clients of mine (and they’...

Full article: http://miyagi.sg/2014/07/paperless-pledge/

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