Office Document Strategies Blog

Digital Printing Revolution Continues

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 15, 2015 @ 08:04 AM

Over the past fifteen years a revolution has occured in the printing industry.  I can remember when the typical office copier was an analog device with super advanced features like the ability to expand an image to a larger size.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, business processes, digital tools

Microsoft Launching Skype For Business

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 @ 10:03 AM

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Topics: technology tools, business processes, digital tools

Canadians Should Buy Now. Lower Dollar Means Higher MFP & IT Costs

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Mar 11, 2015 @ 08:03 AM

The window is becoming very short before the price increases created by the lower Canadian dollar flow into the MFP (multifunction printer, copier) and the IT hardware markets.  The low oil prices are putting significant pressure on the Canadian dollar which is great for Canadian manufacturing but is having serious impact on Canadian imports of products sourced from China and some other jurisdictions,  

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Topics: Lenovo, Multifunction Printer, business processes, Samsung, Kyocera Canada, Canadian Pricing

Over 276,000 IT Data Breaches In Canada In 2014

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 25, 2015 @ 08:02 AM

While far from the top of the world when it comes to the impact of IT data breaches, Canada still experiences its fair share of the problems they create.  Recent reports indicated that over 276,000 records were breached in reported incidents in 2014.  

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Topics: business processes, network security

Digital Workplace Part Two | Hybrid Cloud Grows

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 18, 2015 @ 07:02 AM

At a recent conference sponsored by Gartner the theme emphasized again the impact that digital workplaces are having.  Outlining several key predictions the sessions talked about what is going on in business today.  

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Topics: workflow processes, business processes

Every Business Affected By Digital Disruption | 9 To Watch

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 11, 2015 @ 08:02 AM

Every business has been affected by the disruption of business practices which the digital revolution of the past twenty years has created.  Virtually every aspect of operations have been affected by the changes in technology and latterly in communication which has been fostered by the low cost of computing power, the creation of portable instant communications and the world wide spread of easy access to information,

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Topics: document filing, business processes, digital tools

Most Popular Office Document Strategies Posts of 2014

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 31, 2014 @ 06:12 AM

Over the course of 2014 we have covered a wide range of topics in this blog.  This post references those which have proven to be the most popular through readership views over the year.  Take a look and see if you missed any that others found useful. 

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rate 2014, business processes, Canadian Legislation

Document Imaging A Study in Many Names

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Dec 27, 2014 @ 10:12 AM

In the past two decades the field of document imaging has evolved through many forms.  When I first started out in this area it was simply known as Imaging.  This typically meant the use of a production

 level scanner to capture paper files and then store them into a structured electronic filing system for archive and potentially for later reuse through a search tool. 

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, business processes

Consortium Encourages SME Businesses To Go Digital

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Nov 12, 2014 @ 07:11 AM

Referencing data that suggests that seventy five percent of Canadian businesses have less than ten employees a consortium of organizations is encouraging them to go digital to increase their business.  By increasing the use of selected IT capabilities it is suggested that significant productivity gains are available.

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Topics: technology tools, business processes, digital tools

Managed Print Services (MPS) & What End Users Want

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 15, 2014 @ 08:10 AM

For manufacturers, dealers and other suppliers to the print industry the issues surrounding Managed Print Services has been a hot topic for the past few years.  It has even seen the creation of a new association the MPSA.  

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Topics: workflow processes, cost of printing, office document strategy, business processes, Managed Print Services