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This has surely been discussed on this list before, but could anybody
point me to information on doing cost analyses? I'd like to put
together a report that shows the "hidden" costs behind using
near-manual document management "systems" vs. investing in an
automated system. The DMS, for example, might have an up-front cost
of $1,000,000; the equivalent cost of performing these same tasks
manually might be $_____?.