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.
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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.
Getting a new MFP? Should you buy it or lease it? There are as many thoughts on this topic as there are finance people in businesses.
Businesses of all sizes can find postage machines or meters a useful tool. Their primary benefit is to provide security of a costly resource, stamps. The also can make sure that you use your postage efficiently, only putting the amount on each envelope that is needed, without over posting. Over posting even a few cents can lead to hundreds of dollars of unnecessary cost.
I just came back from holiday. Getting away from the normal daily activities gives you a chance to look at things in a different light once you return to the regular routine. My first project back has been to finish up a document management system expansion redesign for a client project.
Many MFP manufacturers are trying to catch up with the market with introductions of more powerful letter/legal MFP devices. Kyocera Canada has recently joined the club with the introduction of two units based upon their strong FS-3920 monochrome laser printers.
Colour printing is a constantly growing part of the printer market. The capabilities and the quality of colour laser printers continue to grow. Ricoh has recently introduced a letter/legal colour laser that sets a new mark in one particular area. The estimated operating costs for this new unit are as low as 3.8 cents (US) in colour and less than 1 cent in black and white.
File storage in the cloud is becoming a popular tool for many people and businesses. There are many services which offer you free or low cost storage for video, pictures, and other digital data. In addition there are many online backup systems available which permit you to store your critical data on remote servers as part of your backup strategy. These can be very valuable and worthwhile tools and are not to be ignored.