Last blog we talked about a process review conducted as part of a production scanning replacement. In today's article we are going to talk about a fairly simple MFP replacement that took almost a year to complete but which ended in the client being led to complete a good product and performance analysis.
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One of the things that often happens when office equipment leases come to an end, or when older equipment is being replaced, is a simplistic replacement process gets used. This can be a mistake if the time is not taken to step back and do a process review to ensure that the replacement optimizes the potential for business gains.
One of the great tools the internet provides is the ability to monitor and review others' ideas about topics which have interest to you. A LinkedIn group we regularly follow includes opinions from vendors who work in the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) field. For those who are not always looking at this topic area you might hear it called:
One of the tools that can help manage a business is to read material being produced by companies which have a stake in the small business marketplace. This is one of the primary purposes of this blog as we focus on helping business people learn about our area of expertise, Office Documents. This involves many areas of specialization and we use the resources of many of our suppliers to find ideas and to support our efforts.
The July 15th announcement by Apple and IBM that they were entering into a partnership for IT services and products for enterprise clients has many implications. The essence of the announcement is that IBM will use its services expertise to develop from the ground up an extensive series of apps specifically for use with Apple iOS based products like the iPhone and iPad.
As computer networks grow and more and more users are brought on line there is one part of the network that is often forgotten and goes unmanaged. This growth can lead to unnecessary cost and also higher volumes of help desk issues. It involves the continued growth of print connection on the network as users decide they need a new printer to do their work.
One of the basic historical tools for business promotion has long been the colour print glossy brochure. The design and production of these was a staple of all businesses who had to promote a product or service. Using a designer and then contracting for production was a regular and often expensive task. Of course the fancier your business the fancier the need for brochures and flyers to promote it.