Office Document Strategies Blog

Multifunction Copier - Like A Furnace? - A Hamilton Comment

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Jun 30, 2011 @ 07:06 AM

A little while ago I was talking to one of our clients in Hamilton ON and he described looking for a multifunction copier (MFP) as like looking for a furnace, "Something you have to do not something you want to do".  His premise was this was a necessary evil not a necessity.

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Topics: e-mail, Multifunction Printer, Scanning, document management, MFP, Printer, office document strategy, Kyocera copier

Document Management in Burlington - No More Filing Cabinets!

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Jun 24, 2011 @ 08:06 AM

In this electronic day I don't understand why more companies have not embraced document management in our town, Burlington Ontario Canada.  I know there are some who are using it, as we have installed systems and have clients using our cloud based document management service, but the majority of businesses still seem to be glued to their filing cabinets.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management

Document Scanning and File Conversion, the Best Format

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jun 15, 2011 @ 07:06 AM

Document scanning has become a given technology in most offices.  Once users start being able to convert files from paper to electronic form for use in e-mail, storage as records and for ease of portability the growth of electronic documents in the office mushrooms.

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Topics: Scanning, document filing, document storage strategy, software tools, document management

99% of SMB's Report Problems With Document Filing - Survey

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, May 13, 2011 @ 08:05 AM

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.

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Topics: Scanning, document filing, document management, Document

Workflow Tool Makes Document Scanning Viable - 9 Step Process

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Apr 29, 2011 @ 14:04 PM

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.

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Topics: Software, Multifunction Printer, document filing, document storage strategy, software tools, document management, MFP, Document

New Kyocera Copiers, It Is All About The Apps

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Apr 25, 2011 @ 12:04 PM

I just returned from the Kyocera Americas conference in Las Vegas and something really stood out for me when I was looking at all of the new Kyocera copiers (MFP) units on display.   While the new line up of products is impressive in the end it is the long list of Apps which will be able to be used with them that is really most impressive. 

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Topics: Software, Multifunction Printer, document filing, document management, MFP, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, Kyocera copier

Go Paperless - 8 Steps to Win

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Apr 9, 2011 @ 10:04 AM

I want to go paperless.  Of course my desk still has lots of paper on it.  It would be so nice to only deal with electronic documents and forgo paper.  Is this practical?

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

University of Toronto Chemistry Document Management Upgraded

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Mar 4, 2011 @ 16:03 PM

Leppert Business Systems is pleased to have recently completed an upgraded document management system at the chemistry department administrative offices for the University of Toronto.

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

Four Common Types of Document Management Software

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Feb 15, 2011 @ 10:02 AM

 

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

Document Scanning on the Go?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Feb 10, 2011 @ 17:02 PM

Sometimes I find I could really use a portable document scanner.  I have access to MFP based document scanning in the office so I can easily convert paper to electronic records and create PDF's of paper documents for e-mailing.  There are times however when I really would like to have a small portable scanner that could be taken with me for travel or use at home.

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Topics: Scanning, document management, Document