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Lee Kirkby

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Password Protected Files Got You Down - Try Document Management

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Jun 4, 2012 @ 08:06 AM

One of my clients in Hamilton asked me for a solution for a problem she is having.  Her difficulty is that she has a large number of electronic files which she needs to keep secure and therefore she password protects the files when she creates them.  This becomes a problem as the number of files increases and she says she also always forgets the passwords she uses.  At the present time she does not have access to a document management system to solve her problem.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Document, office document strategy, paper filing

myMail The Starter Postage Meter for Soho Business in Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 30, 2012 @ 11:05 AM

myMail is the smallest postage meter in the Francotyp-Postalia lineup of meters.  For Soho businesses and other organizations with limited mail volumes who seek a professional and secure mailing option it can work ideally.

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Topics: Postage meter, mailing equipment, meter rentals, postage machine

8 Ways To Make Your Office Greener with Document Management

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, May 29, 2012 @ 09:05 AM

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Document, cost of printing, paper filing, Environment, Less paper office

Using Bar Codes to Improve Document Filing Efficiency

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 23, 2012 @ 08:05 AM

Getting files into an electronic document filing system is usually the most challenging part of any system.  Automating the input process for scanned files is one way to reduce the tedium and increase the efficiency for input.  Bar codes can be a great tool in that automation. 

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Topics: Scanning, document filing, document management, bar code

Canadian SMBs Have a False Sense of IT Network Security

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 16, 2012 @ 07:05 AM

Recent computer news has outlined interesting trends in Canadian SMB business environments.  Today I point you to some of these stories as they illustrate the challenges that all businesses and especially SMBs face as they try to operate in the IT world today.

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Topics: Computer, IT network, SMB, network security

Is Your IT Network, MFP and Printer Support Program Like My Plumber?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, May 14, 2012 @ 09:05 AM

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Printer, Customer service, IT network, IT support

Too Many Fingers in the Paper Filing Cabinet- A Disastrous Recipe

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, May 11, 2012 @ 10:05 AM

IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals) were in agreement…  Too many fingers in the paper filing cabinet equals lost files, wasted time and an overwhelming, aggravating and stressful mess.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Document, paper filing

Trends in Computer Systems - Burlington Ontario

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, May 10, 2012 @ 04:05 AM

Everyone knows that the choices for computer systems for offices is constantly improving with new chips, more memory and larger storage capacity.  Computer systems in our trading area around Burlington Ontario follow what we see as trends in the general industry.

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Topics: Computer, Office

Cloud Computing A Hot Topic in IT Network Design

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, May 7, 2012 @ 05:05 AM

The hottest topic in IT network design seems to be Cloud Computing.  So what is this?  What is meant by cloud computing?

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Topics: Computer, Software, software tools, document management, server software, internet connectivity in Canada, Hosted document management, docucapture

Ontario's eWaste Program Must Work - Dear Ryan, Great Work

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, May 4, 2012 @ 09:05 AM

Anyone in Ontario that has recently purchased a TV, computer, monitor or printer knows that they are being asked to pay a fee for eWaste the new recycling program introduced last year.

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Topics: Computer, Multifunction Printer, MFP, eWaste