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Lee Kirkby

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Mailing System Productivity-Folder Inserters

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Jul 26, 2010 @ 10:07 AM

Getting more value out of your time at work is an important part of every person's day.  When it comes to doing the daily mail there are a number of ways which this can be accomplished.  

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Topics: Postage meter, office document strategy, meter rentals

.CO Domain - A New Choice for Internet Domains

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Jul 23, 2010 @ 16:07 PM

Being able to properly identify your company or product on the internet can be a challenge.  No matter what documents or strategies you use picking the keywords for your domain is important.

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Topics: technology tools, Computer, office document strategy

A Paperless Document Strategy Could Be Possible

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jul 20, 2010 @ 09:07 AM

I really never thought this could happen but courtesy of the author of the Death of the Copier Blog I am now not so sure.  He recently featured a presentation made to TED in September 2009 that kind of blew my mind.  Maybe a paperless document strategy is really possible.

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Topics: technology tools, Computer, software tools, Document, office document strategy, Environment

Paper Filing System Impacts Workflow in Hamilton Medical Office

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jul 14, 2010 @ 16:07 PM

  Converting a paper filing system into an electronic record system requires several steps and impacts the workflow of the office.  Here is a case in point.

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Topics: Software, Scanning, document filing, document storage strategy, Document

Internet is a Key Information Source For Majority of Canadians

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Jul 9, 2010 @ 16:07 PM

Consumer and business buying patterns are changing as a direct result of access to the internet.  

A recent article in the Action Line column of the Hamilton Spectator outlined the problems experienced by a Hamilton area business who's phone number was mistakenly associated with another business from Brantford in the Google Maps listings.  The story talks about the frustration of trying to get this simple error corrected and the challenges it created.

The second part of the article outlines some interesting facts which show why the worldwide access to business information is so pervasive today.  Stats Canada reported 80 percent of Canadians 16 or older spent time online in 2009.  

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Topics: document storage strategy, Document, office document strategy

Buying and Using Your Next MFP for Burlington and Hamilton SMB's

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jul 6, 2010 @ 13:07 PM

  Sometimes we come across some great articles which offer real value to others.  Recently I was reading the blog of a colleague called Art Post who is a sales professional in the office document strategies industry.  He is located in New Jersey.  His two recent blog articles are so timely and right on the mark, that I though it would be worthwhile for our readers to be directed to them.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Copier, office document strategy

Going Green In Office Document Strategies

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jun 29, 2010 @ 12:06 PM

The Green revolution is getting well entrenched in many offices. How many times have you seen the e-mail footer that says, "Save some trees.  Please don't print this e-mail unless absolutely necessary."

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, document management, MFP, Document, Printer, toner, office document strategy, Office

Does Brand Matter for IT Network Printing?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jun 23, 2010 @ 11:06 AM

When you decide to add a printer to your IT network does the brand matter to you?

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Topics: Printer, toner, cost of printing, IT network

Useful Tools for Your IT Network - Try Them Out

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Jun 17, 2010 @ 09:06 AM

I find myself constantly working with software tools to improve my document production or in my marketing role.  It is remarkable what can be found if you go looking for a solution to a problem, and sometimes even when you are not looking.  Managing your documents and information takes a variety of actions.  These are some of the IT and computer tools which I have found valuable.

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Topics: Computer, Software, software tools, Document

Acronyms Confuse Document Management Understanding - Ten Definitions

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jun 16, 2010 @ 14:06 PM

Document management is a long established tool of business.  For many people though it remains a world of smoke and mirrors.  One of the reasons for this is the proliferation of acronyms which the industry has spawned.  It seems that keeping language precise and understandable was intentionally avoided and creating terms which are often little understood became the norm.  In an attempt to clarify a little we offer our collection of 10 definitions or explanations of common document management terms.  To help we have referenced wikipedia to obtain some of the short definitions.

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Topics: document filing, document management, Document