Office Document Strategies Blog

Online Coverage Of Office Equipment Frustrations Can Be True

Posted by Ian Leppert on Wed, Oct 4, 2017 @ 08:10 AM

People who are fans of the movie "Office Space" remember the scene where three of the players take the printer out to the field and beat it to death because it keeps giving an paper jam error even when there is no paper jam.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, Printer, Managed Print Services

Growth In Mobile Use Adds To Printing

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 5, 2017 @ 08:04 AM

Most people know that mobile access to the Internet has been a major growth area of technology since the advent of smart phones.  Of course much of this is accessing and posting to various hot social media sites, like Facebook, Instagram, twitter, etc.  

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Printer, mobility

Key Decisions To Make When Purchasing New Printer

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 1, 2017 @ 08:02 AM

One of the infrequent tasks that every organization faces at  some point is buying or leasing a new print device.  Often someone just says, 'order one like the one we have now".  Of course since print devices tend to last for some time the one you have now may no longer be in the market and it may not really be the right fit for your current needs.  Here are a few of the key decisions you need to consider BEFORE you place that order. 

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Printer, colour multifunction, Multifunction Printer support

Revised Environmental Fees | Ontario MFP Rate Drops

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 20, 2015 @ 07:05 AM

The electronic stewardship programs in effect in most Canadian provinces are reviewed each year and a new schedule of fees is established for consumer payment on the sale of goods.  The funds generated are supposed to cover the costs of collection, recycling and disposal of all electronic items covered by the system.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Environment, eWaste

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

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

Pitney Bowes MFP Line Sale To Konica Changes The Game

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 @ 08:10 AM

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Topics: mailing equipment, Multifunction Printer, MFP, Copier

Samsung Introduces New MFPs With Android Interface

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 24, 2014 @ 08:09 AM

Anyone who watches the mobile operating system world knows that the largest single market share is held by the Google based Android OS.  While Apple has been busy getting a lot of the headlines when they introduce new models of phones etc. Android OS has been capturing the bulk of the market share in tablets, phones and now with the new Samsung line up of multifunction printers.

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Topics: technology tools, Multifunction Printer, Samsung, Android OS

Needs Analysis Drives MFP Choice

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 3, 2014 @ 08:09 AM

Last blog we talked about a process review conducted as part of a production scanning replacement.  In today's article we are going to talk about a fairly simple MFP replacement that took almost a year to complete but which ended in the client being led to complete a good product and performance analysis.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, cost of printing, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada

New Tools For MFP Permit Eliminating Fax Module

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jul 30, 2014 @ 09:07 AM

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, Scanning, MFP