Office Document Strategies Blog

AIIM's Top Ten Excuses for NOT Considering Document Management

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Sep 20, 2011 @ 11:09 AM

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Topics: Software, document filing, video, document storage strategy, document management

Your Spam Scanning Filters Could Be Costing You Business

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Sep 17, 2011 @ 11:09 AM

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Topics: e-mail, Customer service, IT network, IT support

Your Low Volume Colour Printer is Still Eating Toner

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 14, 2011 @ 10:09 AM

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Topics: Printer, Colour printer, toner, colour multifunction

Colour Multifunction Copier Install Is Done Right Inspite of My Error

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 7, 2011 @ 08:09 AM

I recently returned from a short vacation.  While away one of my clients had a new colour multifunction copier installed in their offices.  At the same time our technical team member reactivated a B&W multifunction print device that they had mothballed for about a year while their offices were under construction.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, Colour printer, Copier, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, Customer service

A Better Way to Manage Your Colour Printer Toner and B&W Too.

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Aug 31, 2011 @ 07:08 AM

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Topics: Printer, Colour printer, toner, managed toner plan

10 Reasons For Using a Postage Meter

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Aug 24, 2011 @ 07:08 AM

Even with the growth of e-mail and other electronic messaging a postage meter is still a component of many business offices.  if you don't have one here are ten reasons you might like to consider.

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

Don't Buy Your Office Printer and Copier From the Big Box Store!

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Aug 17, 2011 @ 07:08 AM

Telling you not to buy your office printer and copier from the big box store is a pretty bold statement.  After all they have them on the shelf and you can pick them out from a selection of several products.  Also, their prices usually look pretty good.   They even have stock so you can take it home right away.  All good reasons to buy. 

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Topics: Printer, Copier, cost of printing

Anti-Idling Bylaws Create New Document Security And Shredding Risk

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Aug 15, 2011 @ 08:08 AM

So what does anti-idling have to do with document security and shredding? 

It seems that due to municipal anti-idling laws in Burlington, Hamilton and other jurisdictions the mobile shredding services are being restricted from doing on site shredding.  It appears that running their engines for the time it takes to complete shredding projects onsite violates the anti-idling bylaws and they are not permitted to operate in this manner.

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Topics: document storage strategy, document management, Document, Paper shredding, shredders

6 Cautions For Buying a Lease Return Copier or MFP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Aug 9, 2011 @ 07:08 AM

Sometimes people want the capability of a newer copier-mfp but are not able to pay for the latest and greatest.  An option that often works for them is to consider a lease return or refurbished machine.  Unfortunately, this type of purchase can be a challenge if you do not understand how the industry works.  Here are things you should consider before entering into a deal.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Copier, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, Lease return

Interactive Projectors Replace Smart Boards (Video)

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Aug 3, 2011 @ 07:08 AM

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Topics: technology tools, software tools, IT network, IT support, Interactive Projector, whiteboard