The implementation of technology has recently been viewed by the government as a definite way to cut spending. In most instances, it has proven to be efficient.
The movement began after the Office of Information Technology performed a study on both desktop printers and “multi-use” printers. The results implied that offices that used centralized multi-use printers saved much more money than those that used multiple single use printers.
The VA said the implementation of community multi-use printers would save on toner, ink cartridges and paper, and save approximately $150 million over a five year period.