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CCH releases ‘Professionals and Electronic Document Management Whitepaper’

Survey finds 73% of professionals who use EDM say it increases their efficiency and productivity

Electronic Document Management (EDM) systems are delivering increased efficiency and productivity.  In a recent survey conducted by CCH, a Wolters Kluwer company, 72.8% of respondents who have implemented an EDM system agreed – it has increased their efficiency and productivity.  This is in sharp contrast to those who are considering implementing an EDM solution where only 31.6% expect that it will increased efficiency and productivity.

More than 100 CCH customers from professional service firms and businesses throughout the Asia Pacific region responded to a range of questions on their use of, or plans for, EDM systems. 

Key findings include:

  • The key barrier to implementing an EDM solution is perception.  Many respondents with an EDM solution report significantly fewer concerns than those considering a solution.
  • 63% of respondents say that the ‘paperless ideal’ would mean that 80 – 100% of all documents and reference materials are managed ‘electronically’.  29% of respondents report having achieved this ‘ideal’ state.
  • Almost two thirds of respondents expect to be using an EDM solution to manage documents and reference materials within the next 3 – 5 years.

To learn more about Professionals and Electronic Document Management please click on the link below:

About Wolters Kluwer Asia Pacific
Wolters Kluwer Asia Pacific is headquartered in Sydney, Australia and operates in eight countries: Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Japan and India. Our customers are the accountants, tax advisors, auditors, lawyers and executives who drive the world’s fastest growing economies. In the Asia Pacific market, Wolters Kluwer is represented in the Asia Pacific by the CCH brand. For more information, visit

About CCH
CCH is a leading provider of tax, accounting, legal, audit, risk and compliance content, services and software solutions.

About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and publishing company. The company provides products and services for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal, and regulatory sectors. Wolters Kluwer had 2008 annual revenues of €3.4 billion, employs approximately 20,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 35 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Visit for information about our market positions, customers, brands, and organization.