Office Document Strategies Blog

7 Considerations When Storing Your IT Data

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 30, 2013 @ 08:10 AM

Storing data from your I.T. network is something that is often just taken for granted.  After all, what is the purpose of the systems we all use at work?  Is it not to produce and manage information that is constantly flowing between internal and external contacts.  Whether it is customer data, supplier data, marketing material, product reference material or internal employee data this material is the substance of what makes a business tick and run smoothly.

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Topics: network backup, IT network

Buying A Windows 8 Computer May Obsolete Other Accessories

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 23, 2013 @ 08:10 AM

One of the things that we are noting with clients who have moved to new computer hardware running Windows 8 is they are surprised to find out that there are no drivers available for accessories they already own.  They have assumed that if their printer, scanner, fax or other peripheral has worked with Windows XP, Vista or 7 they will be able to hook it up with Windows 8 and continue its use.

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Topics: Windows 8, MAC OS, Multifunction Printer, Scanning, MFP

Kyocera Canada Launches New TA5551ci Colour & TA5501i Mono MFPs

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 16, 2013 @ 07:10 AM

Kyocera Document Solutions Canada has announced the release of upgraded versions of the popular TASKalfa series of mono and colour MFPs. 

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, Multifunction Printer support, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada

Dot CA Scam | Windows 8.1 | Different Generations Different Data

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Oct 8, 2013 @ 07:10 AM

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Topics: Windows 8, internet connectivity in Canada, IT support, Samsung

Canadian Anti Spam Legislation (CASL) Interest Heating Up

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Oct 1, 2013 @ 08:10 AM

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Topics: e-mail, Canadian Legislation

Document Workflows Impact Business Revenues And Results

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Sep 26, 2013 @ 07:09 AM

 Sometimes I find that clients and potential clients don't always appreciate how critical document flows are to their businesses.  Often printing documents and handling of electronic documents just become part of the background noise in busy offices.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, Document, office document strategy, paper filing, Paperless office

Your Colour Print Service Invoice Was A Shock | What To Do

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Sep 23, 2013 @ 08:09 AM

Colour printers and mfp devices are much more common in offices.  I find that we are placing as many colour capable devices as mono only especially in offices with only one print device.  The reasons are fairly obvious since we live in a colour world and most companies need to be able to produce at least some of their output with colour features.

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Topics: MFP, Printer, Colour printer, cost of colour, Copier, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, cost of printing, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada

Six Reasons To Rent Your Copier | MFP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 @ 08:09 AM

There are three common ways that companies acquire print devices like copiers and mfps.  You can simply purchase what you need.  This seems the simplest but for equipment worth more than about $2000 it is not the most common. Second, you can lease the device for a fixed term lease.  This is the most common way that office print equipment is acquired.  In our practice at least 85 percent of the equipment is placed on a lease for clients.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Printer, Colour printer, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer

Kodak Imaging Business Gets New Name | Kodak Alaris

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 11, 2013 @ 11:09 AM

Part of the saga of Kodak's bankruptcy protection has come to an end as the Kodak Personal Imaging Business and Document Imaging Business is given a new name by the new owner the UK Kodak Pension Plan.  Kodak Alaris will be the new name, maintaining the Kodak identity but showing that this is a new entity.

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Topics: Software, Scanning, document management, Kodak

Growing Your Business With Free Content | Office Document Strategies Blog

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Sep 5, 2013 @ 08:09 AM

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Topics: technology tools, Software, office document strategy, inbound marketing, HubSpot Tips