Office Document Strategies Blog

Electronic File Storage - the Range of Options

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Apr 24, 2012 @ 09:04 AM

I have been involved in configuring and supporting electronic filing in southern Ontario for almost fifteen years.  In the past few months I have been pleasantly surprised to have more people inquiring about electronic file storage.  I think one of the reasons that it is more acceptable for people to consider a less paper storage option is because they are becoming familiar with personally focused online file storage options.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Hosted document management, Document, Less paper office

Types of Scanners For Paper Capture - 9 Considerations

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Apr 20, 2012 @ 11:04 AM

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Topics: Scanning, document storage strategy, document management, Kodak, Fujitsu

10 Reasons Why You Pay for MFP Printer Support

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 18, 2012 @ 10:04 AM

A question one of my account representatives has been running into lately.  Why do I need to pay for a support plan with an mfp printer?

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Topics: Software, Multifunction Printer, Scanning, MFP, cost of printing

Kyocera Document Solutions Focuses on Software Integration

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Apr 16, 2012 @ 09:04 AM

Kyocera Mita has changed its name to Kyocera Document Solutions reflecting the significant change in focus that the office products industry is undergoing.

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Topics: Software, Multifunction Printer, MFP, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, office document strategy, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada

Postage Meter Rental Contract Renewal, What to Watch For

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Apr 13, 2012 @ 09:04 AM

Renewing your postage meter rental or lease contract can be a challenge if you are not careful to understand just what is being done.

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

Types of Scanners to Consider For Your 'Less Paper Office'.

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 11, 2012 @ 07:04 AM

There are several options for the type of scanner you need to match your document management system choice and improve your ability to have a 'less paper' environment.  Scanners come in several basic groups and they range in cost from the low hundreds of dollars to many thousands of dollars.

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

Windows 8 SMB Nation Expert Panel (Video)

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Apr 9, 2012 @ 08:04 AM

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Topics: Computer, Windows 8, video, IT network

How Not For Profits Can Use Their Colour Printer As A Revenue Stream

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Apr 7, 2012 @ 04:04 AM

One of the areas of business that our company likes to support is charities and not for profit organizations.  As marketing and presentation delivery has become more important in these organizations they have found a need to consider the use of a colour printer or mfp in their offices.  The challenge they face is how to get the budget for these devices and for the operating costs of them as well.

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Topics: Colour printer, cost of colour, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, cost of printing

Canadian Postage Meter Rental - 5 Challenges to Success

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Apr 5, 2012 @ 10:04 AM

Postage meter rentals can be confusing to purchasers.  Bluntly, the industry tends to set the whole system up in a way that confuses many buyers.  In designing a solution for clients we find we spend much of our time advising them on how the system works and what to look for in their contract and deal.  Some of the stories we have heard about dealings in this area are horrendous.

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Topics: Postage meter, meter rentals, postage machine

Hosted Document Management is the Easy Way to Go

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Mar 30, 2012 @ 05:03 AM

Hosted document management is the right solution for you if you have most of the following characteristics.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Hosted document management, Document, Paperless office