Office Document Strategies Blog

Every Business Affected By Digital Disruption | 9 To Watch

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 11, 2015 @ 08:02 AM

Every business has been affected by the disruption of business practices which the digital revolution of the past twenty years has created.  Virtually every aspect of operations have been affected by the changes in technology and latterly in communication which has been fostered by the low cost of computing power, the creation of portable instant communications and the world wide spread of easy access to information,

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Topics: document filing, business processes, digital tools

Time Is Running Out On Windows 2003 Server

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 4, 2015 @ 07:02 AM

Like Windows XP last year, Microsoft has announced the impending end for Windows Server 2003 with support stopping July 14 2015.  What this means is that Microsoft will no longer issue security and bug updates for this server platform effective this coming July.  

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Topics: server software, IT network, IT support

Microsoft Announces Details Of Windows 10 | Free Upgrade Available

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 28, 2015 @ 07:01 AM

Microsoft has announced more details about the new Windows 10 slated for release this fall.  As is usual with Windows OS releases the information will be spotty with each announcement but will gradually tell us what to expect when the upgrade comes out. 

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Topics: Windows 8, Windows 10

How Low Gas & Oil Leads To Higher Canadian IT Prices

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 21, 2015 @ 08:01 AM

Every day that we currently go to the gas pumps to fill up we all are happy to see the relatively (best in over five years) gas prices we are experiencing in Canada.  The reasons given for the massive drop in prices usually hinge on the low oil prices which are currently the norm in world markets.

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Topics: technology tools, office technology, Canadian Pricing

Domain Registration Scams Abound | IT Owners Beware

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 14, 2015 @ 08:01 AM

One common IT related scam that often flies under the radar is the domain registration scam.  In this situation a notification gets sent to a registered owner of a website domain address from some official looking email address such as 

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Topics: software tools, spam, IT Scams

Desktop Document Scanning Can Facilitate Your Work

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 7, 2015 @ 08:01 AM

Scanning is a popular tool in most businesses.  There are several ways to attack the need for scanning and each has its purpose and benefits. One of the methods which often gets over looked in the office due to the preponderance of network scanning tools around is desktop document scanning.

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Topics: Scanning, document filing, document storage strategy, Kodak, Fujitsu, paper filing

Most Popular Office Document Strategies Posts of 2014

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 31, 2014 @ 06:12 AM

Over the course of 2014 we have covered a wide range of topics in this blog.  This post references those which have proven to be the most popular through readership views over the year.  Take a look and see if you missed any that others found useful. 

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rate 2014, business processes, Canadian Legislation

Document Imaging A Study in Many Names

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Dec 27, 2014 @ 10:12 AM

In the past two decades the field of document imaging has evolved through many forms.  When I first started out in this area it was simply known as Imaging.  This typically meant the use of a production

 level scanner to capture paper files and then store them into a structured electronic filing system for archive and potentially for later reuse through a search tool. 

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, business processes

Canada Post Announces 2015 Postage Rates

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 @ 07:12 AM

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, Canadian Legislation, mailing machines, postage machines, postage rate 2015

Use Surplus IT Resources To Do Good In Your Community

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 10, 2014 @ 08:12 AM

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Topics: Computer, technology tools, Computer