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Lee Kirkby

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Password Hacking Part of Computer Support in Oakville Ontario

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Jun 11, 2012 @ 09:06 AM

Our IT service team recently dealt with an interesting project for a computer support client in Oakville.

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Topics: Computer, Software, software tools, Computer, IT support

Pay Attention to Warning Notices on Your MFP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Jun 8, 2012 @ 08:06 AM

It never seems to register with some users that the warning notices which come up on the panel of their MFP printer are there for a purpose.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, colour multifunction, Kyocera copier

Postage Machine Shopping? Compare the Consumables!

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jun 6, 2012 @ 08:06 AM

I have been told many times, the world of postage machines is not any easy place to shop. There are so many variables that is hard to compare apples to apples.

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, meter rentals, postage machine, mailing equipment

Password Protected Files Got You Down - Try Document Management

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Jun 4, 2012 @ 08:06 AM

One of my clients in Hamilton asked me for a solution for a problem she is having.  Her difficulty is that she has a large number of electronic files which she needs to keep secure and therefore she password protects the files when she creates them.  This becomes a problem as the number of files increases and she says she also always forgets the passwords she uses.  At the present time she does not have access to a document management system to solve her problem.

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Topics: Document, document filing, Document, document management, office document strategy, document storage strategy, paper filing

myMail The Starter Postage Meter for Soho Business in Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 30, 2012 @ 11:05 AM

myMail is the smallest postage meter in the Francotyp-Postalia lineup of meters.  For Soho businesses and other organizations with limited mail volumes who seek a professional and secure mailing option it can work ideally.

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Topics: Postage meter, meter rentals, postage machine, mailing equipment

8 Ways To Make Your Office Greener with Document Management

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, May 29, 2012 @ 09:05 AM

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Topics: Document, document filing, cost of printing, Document, document management, document storage strategy, Environment, Less paper office, paper filing

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

Canadian SMBs Have a False Sense of IT Network Security

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 16, 2012 @ 07:05 AM

Recent computer news has outlined interesting trends in Canadian SMB business environments.  Today I point you to some of these stories as they illustrate the challenges that all businesses and especially SMBs face as they try to operate in the IT world today.

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Topics: IT network, SMB, Computer, network security

Is Your IT Network, MFP and Printer Support Program Like My Plumber?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, May 14, 2012 @ 09:05 AM

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Topics: Printer, MFP, Multifunction Printer, Printer, IT network, Customer service, IT support

Too Many Fingers in the Paper Filing Cabinet- A Disastrous Recipe

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, May 11, 2012 @ 10:05 AM

IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals) were in agreement…  Too many fingers in the paper filing cabinet equals lost files, wasted time and an overwhelming, aggravating and stressful mess.

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