Office Document Strategies Blog

Enhanced Print Device Management Improves Printer And MFP Performance

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 10, 2018 @ 08:10 AM

The consumer market is flooded with tools to enhance personal tech performance through hardware and software tools.  In these days of Alexa and Google Home there are many ways that consumers interact with physical devices using apps and voice commands.  Check the weather, turn on and off lights, schedule events in your calendar and get reminders on critical activities all through your mobile device or a small speaker system in your home.  

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Topics: Kyocera Canada, Kyocera copier, Multifunction Printer support, Customer service, photocopier, colour multifunction printer, toner, MFP

5 Reasons Document And Information Retention Systems Are Key

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 @ 07:09 AM

In the current world space for electronic storage seems unlimited.  Unlike the days when everything a business did was held in paper and stored in files in cabinets today's offices hold massive amounts of information on individual computers, on network servers, in cloud storage sites and sometimes if they are current on technology in organized electronic storage systems. 

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Topics: digital filing, Paperless office, paper filing, document management, document storage strategy, document filing

Kyocera Most Reliable Color Copier MFP Brand 2018 to 2021 | BLI

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 5, 2018 @ 08:09 AM

Reliability is a keystone of any successful copier/printer MFP installation. Limiting downtime, wait times for repair and user frustration with devices is something that all companies want to reduce. When colour became a standard for MFPs you want to avoid challenges and manage them appropriately.

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Topics: Kyocera copier, photocopier, colour multifunction printer, colour multifunction, cost of colour

Web Page Issues Can Happen To Anybody

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 @ 08:07 AM

Anyone who spends any time at all listening to what happens in the technology and retail fields will know by now that Amazon experienced intermittent outages with the launch of their 2018 Prime Day on Monday afternoon this week.  For anyone who is not up to what is happening at the world's most aggressive online retailer each year they launch a roughly 36 hour promotion day which makes Black Friday in the US and Boxing Day in Canada look tiny.  Estimates are that over 3.4 billion dollars in sales will be produced this year on Prime Day in spite of the glitches which occurred. 

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Topics: IT connectivity, SMB, Customer service, business processes

From Paper To Digital

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jul 4, 2018 @ 07:07 AM

It is over twenty five years ago that our company started to actively work in the field of document management.  In the early days it was called document imaging as the primary technology involved using high speed scanners to scan and capture images of paper documents for long term storage and retrieval. 

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Topics: digital filing, Kyocera Canada, data security, Hosted document management, document storage strategy, document filing, technology tools

Canadian Government Plans New Cyber Security Strategy

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 @ 07:06 AM

Stories continue to abound about cyber attacks, hacking and new potential threats to the security of Canada's IT systems.  For many SMEs the thoughts of addressing the many potential threats, while they work hard to provide business growth, good service to customers and returns on investment, is pretty challenging.  Since for many companies the IT environment is still kind of unknowable territory especially when looking at security issues it is not hard to accept that they can become overwhelmed by all of the negative news.  

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Topics: it security, cyber security, Canadian IT, Canadian Legislation

European Privacy Legislation Has Impact For Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jun 6, 2018 @ 07:06 AM

Its been a couple of weeks since the new EU privacy legislation has come into effect.  This legislation is the strongest and most defined legislation dealing with the use of data collected through online activities and could easily become a model for what happens in other jurisdictions including  Canada and the US.

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Topics: Canadian IT, Canadian Legislation, data security

Proposed Federal Election Act Changes Address Election Hacking

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 23, 2018 @ 07:05 AM

The Canadian Federal Government has introduced revisions to the Canada Elections Act designed to address concerns about how electronic interference affects future voting.  Given all the controversy about US, European and other jurisdictions being affected by both individual and country sponsored hacking during elections this is a timely and important topic for Canada given the numbers of elections coming over the next couple of years,

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Topics: cyber security, Canadian IT, Canadian Legislation

Time To Repair Or Replace Office Systems

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 9, 2018 @ 08:05 AM

There are many tools which are used in an office which become part of the underlying work flow without anyone really being aware.  In many cases these are software tools which have become inherently integrated into the daily work of many employees.  

If you think of the basic categories of software tools there are some which can be kind of generic, like your office suite for example, and some which become very industry and company specific. 

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Topics: automation, digital filing, office technology, business processes

Control The Data You Collect Or Face The Peril Of Problems

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 18, 2018 @ 07:04 AM

Facebook has lost $100B in value — and its money problems...

Facebook's value drops $40B as stock tumbles over data scandal

Facebook value drops by $37bn amid privacy backlash - BBC News

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Topics: it security, Canadian IT, paper filing, data security