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Lee Kirkby

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Office Document Strategies Weekly Digest

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Feb 28, 2011 @ 13:02 PM

Office document strategies are constantly changing.  In our office we receive hundreds of pages of new material each week telling us about new and exciting ways that the world of documents is changing.  Some come from suppliers, some come from other blogs, some come from our experiences with clients and some come from electronic newsletters we consume.

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Topics: internet connectivity in Canada, Document, cost of printing, office document strategy, Canadian Legislation, Managed Print Services

Defining Business Colour for MFP Printers

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Feb 24, 2011 @ 12:02 PM

With the growth of the number of combination colour mfp printers on the market and being deployed in businesses I think a lot of people are confused about what colour device fits what market. 

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Topics: Colour printer, cost of colour, colour multifunction

21 Most Frustrating PC Questions For IT Network Support in Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 23, 2011 @ 11:02 AM

PC's are a wonderful tool which have made it possible for all of us to accomplish so much more than we ever could.  As we provide IT Network support we find the problem however,  is over time they also can lead to ongoing frustration as they seem to develop a mind of their own.

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Topics: Computer, network server, IT network

CRTC Internet Connectivity in Canada About Videos Not Internet Volume

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 @ 11:02 AM

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Topics: internet connectivity in Canada, Canadian Legislation, cost of internet

Four Common Types of Document Management Software

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Feb 15, 2011 @ 10:02 AM


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Topics: Software, document filing, document storage strategy, document management, office document strategy

5 Questions For Leasing Your MFP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Feb 11, 2011 @ 11:02 AM

Most mfp (multifunction printers) are acquired using a lease as the basis for the deal.  I find that many clients are not familiar with the various types of leases that are available.  Here are some typical questions that I hear.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, leasing

Document Scanning on the Go?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Feb 10, 2011 @ 17:02 PM

Sometimes I find I could really use a portable document scanner.  I have access to MFP based document scanning in the office so I can easily convert paper to electronic records and create PDF's of paper documents for e-mailing.  There are times however when I really would like to have a small portable scanner that could be taken with me for travel or use at home.

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Topics: Scanning, document management, Document

CRTC Internet Connectivity in Canada - Decision to Be Overturned

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Feb 3, 2011 @ 09:02 AM

It is reported on twitter that the Industry Minister has indicated that the ministry will over turn the CRTC decision to require limits on Internet connectivity in Canada.

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Topics: internet connectivity in Canada, office document strategy, Canadian Legislation

Microsoft Releases New Small Business Server 2011

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 2, 2011 @ 08:02 AM

Microsoft has long supported a special server package designed to bring essential server components to small businesses.  With their current release of SBS 2011 Standard they are again focusing their attention on the interconnectivity that most businesses find essential.

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Topics: Software, server software

Postage Meter Rates Changed With New Canadian Postage Pricing

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Jan 31, 2011 @ 15:01 PM

Postage meter users in Canada have been busy in the past few weeks getting their postage rate schedules updated due to the changed postage pricing announced by Canada Post for January 17, 2011.  Users of postage machines had to follow the rate upgrade plan based upon their meter vendor.  

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, postage machine