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.
Office Document Strategies Blog
I lead off this week's digest with an article for 11 Microsoft freebies which can help you in your daily tasks. Then there is some more on the RIM Playbook and an intro to another new tablet with a unique docking tool.
The Blackberry Playbook is fully launched and there are lots of issues, ideas and perspectives being bandied around. Two of this weekly digest articles feature some commentary on the Playbook launch. I also offer some information on the use of passwords and how bad we often are at choosing these important security tools.
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.
Most businesses are interested in reducing their documents printing and doing so in an environmentally friendly way. There are tools available with multifunction printers and some network printers that can help in this effort. Here are 6 tips for more Eco focused printing.
As part of our IT support for small business we publish a weekly digest of interesting articles and tips which can assist readers to better run their business. I know that your focus is running your business and the industry you serve. These weekly digest articles provide a range of information which can be of value to all kinds of operations.
This week's digest has a real variety of topics to cover. PC Magazine's Best Free Software of 2011 heads it off.
When looking at their IT network backup most companies focus on the critical data that they need to recover in the event of a failure. This data includes databases, e-mail records and perhaps office documents such as correspondence. Traditional backup software focuses on this type of protection. This is fine as far as it goes. in our practice in Hamilton we find clients are looking for more.
I really never thought this could happen but courtesy of the author of the Death of the Copier Blog I am now not so sure. He recently featured a presentation made to TED in September 2009 that kind of blew my mind. Maybe a paperless document strategy is really possible.