Office Document Strategies Blog

Buying A Windows 8 Computer May Obsolete Other Accessories

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 23, 2013 @ 08:10 AM

One of the things that we are noting with clients who have moved to new computer hardware running Windows 8 is they are surprised to find out that there are no drivers available for accessories they already own.  They have assumed that if their printer, scanner, fax or other peripheral has worked with Windows XP, Vista or 7 they will be able to hook it up with Windows 8 and continue its use.

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Topics: Windows 8, MAC OS, Multifunction Printer, Scanning, MFP

Kodak Imaging Business Gets New Name | Kodak Alaris

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 11, 2013 @ 11:09 AM

Part of the saga of Kodak's bankruptcy protection has come to an end as the Kodak Personal Imaging Business and Document Imaging Business is given a new name by the new owner the UK Kodak Pension Plan.  Kodak Alaris will be the new name, maintaining the Kodak identity but showing that this is a new entity.

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Topics: Software, Scanning, document management, Kodak

Kyocera Upgrades Teaching Assistant & Adds New Homepoint Application

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Aug 7, 2013 @ 08:08 AM

 Kyocera Document Solutions is continuing to refine and add to the suite of available applications which support their line of multifunction printers (mfp).

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Topics: Software, Multifunction Printer, Scanning, software tools, MFP, Kyocera copier

Kodak Document Imaging Businesses Sale to KPP Good News

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Jun 24, 2013 @ 07:06 AM

Recent news announcing the approval by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York of the Kodak Comprehensive Settlement with U.K. Pension Plan is good news for the document management business.

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

AccuSender From Kyocera Solves Large File Transfer Dilemma

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Feb 4, 2013 @ 12:02 PM

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Topics: e-mail, Multifunction Printer, Scanning, MFP, Document, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada

Decline in Print Revenue Contrasts To Growth In LED Screens

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jan 29, 2013 @ 14:01 PM

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Topics: tablet, Multifunction Printer, Scanning, MFP, Printer, Managed Print Services

Kyocera Mobile Print HyPAS App Easy to Use [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Nov 29, 2012 @ 14:11 PM

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Topics: Software, Multifunction Printer, Scanning, MFP, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada

Simplify Scanning With PinPoint Scan for Kyocera [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Nov 20, 2012 @ 14:11 PM

Most mfp printers will support scanning in one form or another.  Using SMTP protocols they can provide efficient scanning to folders on networks.  Unfortunately, with the increased concerns over network security setting up network scanning has become a more challenging process.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, Scanning, document filing, Hosted document management, MFP

Scanning Productivity Impacted by Paper Prep - Darn Post Its

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Oct 2, 2012 @ 08:10 AM

One of the services we provide is an outsourced scanning bureau for clients looking to convert their paper files to electronic records.  I have observed the process we apply to this busy part of our operation and one thing that becomes abundantly clear is that productivity in any scanning operation is seriously affected by the way paper files are created.

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Topics: Scanning, document filing, document storage strategy, paper filing, Less paper office

You Don't Want to Pay for Scans on Your MFP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Sep 21, 2012 @ 07:09 AM

So do you not want us to maintain the document feeder/scanner!

One of the strangest trends that seems to have traction in support pricing for MFP printers is pressure to provide scans on the device for Free.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, Scanning, MFP, Multifunction Printer support