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New Government, New IT, Things To Consider

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 @ 09:11 AM

The Canadian IT World

A little over a month ago Canada elected a new majority government.  To say it has a different view of the country and the issues being faced than the previous one would be an understatement.  Already we can see that in some ways it is going to fundamentally change the way the country operates.  Whether those changes are for good, bad or are just different will only be known as time passes.  

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Topics: Canadian Legislation, it, Canadian IT

Reducing Paper In Operations | Progress

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Nov 18, 2015 @ 07:11 AM

AIIM the association of information professionals has recently completed a research study looking at the progress that is being made in  reducing paper processes in offices.

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Topics: workflow processes, Scanning, paper filing, Paperless office

e-Signature Enhances Document Management & Workflow

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Nov 11, 2015 @ 08:11 AM

One of the frustrations that many organizations experience when they decide to deploy electronic workflows as part of their document management is dealing with signatures on documents. 

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Topics: document management

Good Practices From Highlights Of Canadian IT News

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 28, 2015 @ 08:10 AM

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Topics: it, Canadian IT

HP Restructuring | A Game Changer?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 14, 2015 @ 07:10 AM

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Topics: Computer, Software, MFP, Printer

Managed Print Services Need Flexible Hardware Components

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 23, 2015 @ 13:09 PM

I participated in a short discussion with some of my colleagues as analysis was being undertaken to respond to a client request for proposal.  The discussion got me thinking.

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Topics: MFP, Customer service, Managed Print Services

Windows 10 Upgrade No 2 | Expert Commentary

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 16, 2015 @ 08:09 AM

I finally decided to take the leap and join the approximately 75 million others who have upgraded to Windows 10 by doing the upgrade from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 10 Pro on my primary computer.  This is the unit I use to write this blog, handle all my email and other website work I do for my Rotary group.  For me it is a critical tool and I was hesitant to jump in.

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Topics: tablet, Software, Windows 8, Windows 10

Creating The Discussion About Cloud Computing

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 9, 2015 @ 07:09 AM

Every business leader has heard about cloud solutions for their computing needs.  What many don't know is when and where the cloud could be the best option or even a viable option for them.  Many IT managers take a cautious approach to the cloud because it includes many pitfalls that are not readily apparent.  

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Topics: Software, cloud computing

There Can Be Humour In MFP Toner Piracy

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 2, 2015 @ 09:09 AM

A true story in her own words:  

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Topics: MFP, toner, IT Scams

Upgrading To Windows 10 | How Hard?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Aug 26, 2015 @ 07:08 AM

A week or so ago I upgraded my first computer to Windows 10.  How hard?  Not really at all.  The computer I decided to go with first was my wife's Windows 8.1 laptop because it is not usually involved in any mission critical work around our place.

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Topics: Computer, Windows 8, Windows 10