Office Document Strategies Blog

Paper Focused Business Processes Bog Organizations Down

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 14, 2014 @ 07:05 AM

Last year AIIM the industry association made up of information specialists, sponsored an interesting paper which looked at the paper focused business processes.  One of the key themes of the document is that while paper storage for internal documents has gradually grown to become electronic filing in many instances the processes needed to deal with a myriad of incoming paper still gets little focus.

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Topics: document management, business processes, Less paper office

Canadian AntiSpam Legislation (CASL) Becomes Effective July 1

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 7, 2014 @ 08:05 AM

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Topics: e-mail, Canadian Legislation, spam

Electronic Document & Data Files Challenge Security

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 30, 2014 @ 07:04 AM

Recent reports have outlined the failure of security of an unencrypted hard drive from the Federal Privacy Commissioners Office, as outlined in a recent article from IT World Canada.  It appears what happened is a portable hard drive that was connected to a server went missing during an office move to a new location.  Embarrassing and potentially a high security risk situation caused by simple human error.  

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Topics: cloud computing, document storage strategy, Document, network backup

IT Security A Key Concern For Every IT Network

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 23, 2014 @ 07:04 AM

Symantec has released its annual Internet Security Threat report and it contains some significant data which should cause any network administrator to review their network security protocols.

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Topics: IT network, network security

The Unseen Costs of Document Workflows Are Opportunities

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 16, 2014 @ 07:04 AM

Every business experiences document workflows.  They are the way information moves between employees internally and suppliers and clients externally.  They have a direct impact on business revenues and results.

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Topics: workflow processes, document management, Managed Print Services

The End of Windows XP | Even ATMs Run IT

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 9, 2014 @ 08:04 AM

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Topics: Computer, Windows 8, network security, Windows XP

MFP Copier Toner Scammers Strike Again. Beware! | Burlington ON

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 2, 2014 @ 07:04 AM

Beware.  Know who you are ordering MFP, copier or printer toner from.

We have written before about scams which are used to try to hoodwink accounts payable offices into paying for toner that is not needed for their business.  One of our clients has just sent us the information on another of these scams.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Printer, toner, toner pirates

2014 The Year Canada Postage Rates Really Took Off!

Posted by Ian Leppert on Sun, Mar 30, 2014 @ 23:03 PM

So by now you have heard that as of March 31st, 2014 the cost to mail a single letter in Canada has risen to $1. See our blog here for all the painful details: Canadian Postage Rate Increases March 2014

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, mailing equipment, workflow processes, office document strategy, meter rentals, postage machine, Office

Canadian Postage Rates Increase March 31st 2014 - You Ready?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sun, Mar 30, 2014 @ 22:03 PM

The annual review of Canadian postage rates has led to significant Canada Post Rate Increases Mar31st 

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, mailing equipment, meter rentals, postage machine

New Kyocera Canada Colour Network Laser Printers

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Mar 26, 2014 @ 07:03 AM

 Kyocera Canada has recently introduced a four unit series of new colour network laser printers.  These new models represent the latest in a long series of constantly upgrading colour printers for the office market place which started several years ago with the FS-C1516 model.

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Topics: Printer, Colour printer, cost of colour, cost of printing, Kyocera Canada