As federal agencies in Washington look for ways to reduce operating costs, they might take a closer look at progress being made across the Potomac River in Virginia’s Fairfax County, where more than 70 different agencies are more than half way through an initiative to implement a comprehensive document management program.

Some 55 county agencies, departments and programs – from police and fire rescue to libraries, and health and human services – are now using a system that uses a new hardware and software which significantly reduces the need to manually handle paper documents. But it also offers the benefit of creating a secure document processing and collaborative environment for more than 15,000 end users. Keep reading →