Office Document Strategies Blog
There is lots of confusion about the relative cost of operating various office printers and related multifunction printers (MFP). This confusion extends to home use as well. Calculating page coverage and toner yields is something that most end users never come to understand and that is often confused by vendors when they describe how their device works.
Joanna W from our office just completed a project contacting a group of our existing clients to request a copy of their postage meter contracts. These were clients who do other business with us but not postage equipment. A number of clients were prepared to discuss their current agreements and many sent us copies of their rental or lease agreements.
Recently I had this discussion with one of our clients who was complaining that their colour MFP service rate was too high. Of course rates are not set arbitrarily, they are based upon the real operating costs of the device being used.
In a recent e-mail survey I conducted, sent to over 700 SMB companies in the Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville corridor of Ontario Canada we found that document filing and retrieval was a serious problem.
I lead off this week's digest with an article for 11 Microsoft freebies which can help you in your daily tasks. Then there is some more on the RIM Playbook and an intro to another new tablet with a unique docking tool.
Why not to give up on Direct Mail?
The Blackberry Playbook is fully launched and there are lots of issues, ideas and perspectives being bandied around. Two of this weekly digest articles feature some commentary on the Playbook launch. I also offer some information on the use of passwords and how bad we often are at choosing these important security tools.
I recently configured a workflow design for a client who is planning to use a multifunction printer (MFP) for document scanning to support a service work order application.