In a recent article that I wrote for ABC’s Construction Executive magazine, I shared some experiences and lessons learned from a paperless project. The construction industry needs to consider that “paperless” involves more than simply a different form of documentation, but also a debate about whether the benefits of a paperless endeavor outweigh the upfront investment costs and the potential risks.
Indeed, the courts have struggled with electronic discovery challenges for years. Workable solutions can help parties manage the production of millions of pages of electronic documents. In the end, however, the same common-sense approaches to document management on a paper project can help a contractor deal with similar challenges on a paperless project.
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