Gotta admit that I'm pretty new to this but if you are into twitter then go to #wpfd and see the results of a tweet jam for the last hour all about ways people can reduce the use of paper.
Office Document Strategies Blog
Paper filing systems are a key tool in every office. Whether yours is a drawer in your desk, many banks of file cabinets or an electronic document system there is a tangible cost to setting up, equipping and using filing systems.
When looking at their IT network backup most companies focus on the critical data that they need to recover in the event of a failure. This data includes databases, e-mail records and perhaps office documents such as correspondence. Traditional backup software focuses on this type of protection. This is fine as far as it goes. in our practice in Hamilton we find clients are looking for more.
A4 (letter/legal) mfp printers have been around for a couple of years now offering full functionality. The industry has debated whether they will eventually take over the market of A3 (ledger capable) mfps due to their lower price, smaller footprint and a growing focus on printing vs traditional copying.
One of the common industry practices in the postage machine rental business is the early renewal of agreements. Similar to our recent blog post on rolling your copier lease many businesses can find themselves over paying for their postage meter due to the way that some companies handle renewals.
Most organizations have become much more "Green" in their thinking in the past few years. Everyone is looking at ways to reduce their footprint and to build cost savings into their operations.
A recent IT Business Canada article outlines the kind of unscrupulous activities which some companies use to confuse unsophisticated website owners. The details of a $10 million court case are outlined in the article but the practice which has been used for years by unscrupulous marketers is of interest to us all.
When looking at the users of document management (document imaging) technology one of the largest groups of adoptees are professionals. Business professionals like lawyers or accountants and personal professionals like doctors or dentists are learning that storing their records in paper format has become a tedious, risky and expensive process.
What does rolling your business copier (MFP) lease mean? This is the practice of encouraging a lease holder to replace their copier or MFP with a new unit prior to the end of the current lease. It is a common practice for some companies and can lead to significant additional cost for lessees.