Office Document Strategies Blog

Index Structure Key to Document Management Retrieval Efficiency

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Oct 30, 2012 @ 09:10 AM

Document management systems (DM) are all about building more efficiency in the filing processes and filing access in an office.  Making the effort to install and learn the intricacies of document management is not a decision to be taken lightly.  On the other hand my experience in our work in the Burlington area tells me that doing so is inevitably a good one and can lead organizations to see a quantum leap in efficiency in their operations affected by document production, filing and retrieval.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, paper filing

Microsoft Windows 8 is Here. Buy the New OS Today

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Oct 26, 2012 @ 09:10 AM

Windows 8 hits the store shelves today and it is an important day for Microsoft and for all of us who use desktop computers, laptops, smart phones, tablets etc.

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Topics: technology tools, Computer, tablet, Software, software tools

Shredding Services in Burlington ON Show Interest in Privacy Control

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Oct 20, 2012 @ 10:10 AM

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Topics: document filing, Paper shredding, shredders, paper filing

Windows 8 Available For Presale Now! Microsoft Launches A New Feel.

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Oct 16, 2012 @ 08:10 AM

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Topics: Computer, tablet, IT network

62 Page Per Minute Long Life Network Printer From Kyocera Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 @ 14:10 PM

Kyocera Canada has just announced a new series of long life, super fast mono network printers ranging in speed from 42 pages per minute to 62 pages per minute.  This is a long way from the early days of laser printers when 8 ppm was considered fast.

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Topics: Printer, cost of printing, Kyocera Canada, bar code

8 Needed Characteristics For Email Spam Control In IT Network

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 10, 2012 @ 10:10 AM

Everyone complains about the amount of spam that is around the internet.  Somewhere I read that as much as 80+% of the email sent everyday can be spam.  If your email address is a long standing one and you have used it many times to sign up for services and as your login for various web based online opportunities you can be sure that you will receive spam in some form or another.

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Topics: e-mail, network server, IT network, IT support, network security

Business Bullies and Postage Meter Contracts

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 3, 2012 @ 07:10 AM

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

Scanning Productivity Impacted by Paper Prep - Darn Post Its

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Oct 2, 2012 @ 08:10 AM

One of the services we provide is an outsourced scanning bureau for clients looking to convert their paper files to electronic records.  I have observed the process we apply to this busy part of our operation and one thing that becomes abundantly clear is that productivity in any scanning operation is seriously affected by the way paper files are created.

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Topics: Scanning, document filing, document storage strategy, paper filing, Less paper office

Using Colour In More Ways Than Just Printing on Your Colour MFP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Sep 28, 2012 @ 08:09 AM

Most of us think of using colour in documents that we are designing for print using a colour laser printer or colour mfp.  We often don't think of how colour can be used for other things.

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Topics: document filing, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer

Postage Machine Support Saved By Dealer Involvement

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 26, 2012 @ 06:09 AM

As a dealer representing one of the three Canadian postage machine manufacturers one of the questions we answer for clients is why they should work through a dealer rather than do a deal direct with a manufacturer.

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Topics: Postage meter, mailing equipment, Customer service, postage machine