The benchmark of paper dependency. The Box Barometer is a core metric to quantify the paper problem in law firms based on the total box count sent to storage in relation to the number of attorneys at the firm.
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- Firm-wide, how many records storage boxes were sent to offsite storage?
- How many attorneys were at your firm?
- Any circumstances that should be noted such as an office move or merger?
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Actual Total vs. Estimated Total
For accuracy, it is ideal to provide the actual total box count, but estimates within a range of +/- 10% are acceptable because it may be difficult for very large law firms to calculate actual total box count firm-wide. The survey will ask you to specify if your box count is the actual total or an estimated total.