Promoting sustainability through digital archiving at the London Borough of Islington.
The council’s IT and technology department, Technology Solutions Group (TSG), calculated that the council could achieve significant savings by reducing its office footprint. At a conservative estimate, it costs about £6000 per annum to maintain a single desk space in this part of London, money that could be better spent on front-line services. The council decided to pilot and test a paper-free model of working. It chose Xerox’s Web- based enterprise content management (ECM) software, DocuShare.