Office Document Strategies Blog

I Gave My Scanner to a Client & Now I Can't Work

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Aug 30, 2012 @ 06:08 AM

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Topics: technology tools, Scanning, Fujitsu

Network MFP Scanning Breaks Due to Office Plants

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sun, Aug 26, 2012 @ 05:08 AM

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

Improve Scanning Input Using Indexing Tools

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 @ 09:06 AM

One of the issues that doing a large amount of scanning can create is getting the index information connected to the scanned document for storage.  The challenge created is to decide whether to simply use manual index entry using human operators or to build a more automated workflow which can capture the images and extract data from the scanned files and use it to index them for storage and retrieval.

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

Using Bar Codes to Improve Document Filing Efficiency

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 23, 2012 @ 08:05 AM

Getting files into an electronic document filing system is usually the most challenging part of any system.  Automating the input process for scanned files is one way to reduce the tedium and increase the efficiency for input.  Bar codes can be a great tool in that automation. 

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Topics: Scanning, document filing, document management, bar code

Types of Scanners For Paper Capture - 9 Considerations

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Apr 20, 2012 @ 11:04 AM

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

10 Reasons Why You Pay for MFP Printer Support

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 18, 2012 @ 10:04 AM

A question one of my account representatives has been running into lately.  Why do I need to pay for a support plan with an mfp printer?

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Topics: Software, Multifunction Printer, Scanning, MFP, cost of printing

Types of Scanners to Consider For Your 'Less Paper Office'.

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 11, 2012 @ 07:04 AM

There are several options for the type of scanner you need to match your document management system choice and improve your ability to have a 'less paper' environment.  Scanners come in several basic groups and they range in cost from the low hundreds of dollars to many thousands of dollars.

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

Production Scanners From Kodak Affected by Chapter 11

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Jan 20, 2012 @ 07:01 AM

News is official as I write this that Eastman Kodak has filed for chapter 11 protection while it attempts to deal with its financial challenges.  This news will have an affect on Kodak's business selling production scanners since this important area will be greatly overshadowed by the problems in the consumer side of the business.

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Topics: technology tools, Software, Scanning, Kodak

SMB Operating Choice Affects MFP Ability For Scanning

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Jan 19, 2012 @ 07:01 AM

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

High Scanning Resolution Massacres E-mail

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jan 10, 2012 @ 07:01 AM

On of the most popular uses of mfp (multifunction printer or copier) based scanning is the ability to scan to e-mail.  One of our clients recently highlighted a frequent problem that users encounter when they don't fully understand the way to setup their scanning for efficient scanning to e-mail use.  Here's the story.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, Scanning, MFP, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer