Office Document Strategies Blog

Degrees of Cloud For Your IT Network

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Nov 30, 2012 @ 09:11 AM

A traditional IT network is made up of a collection of servers, workstations, desktops and increasingly, mobile devices.  There will be printers, internal wiring, wireless routers, switches and some sort of backup capability.  This is commonly a USB drive in smaller systems and may include off site data storage over a remote connection in more sophisticated installs.

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Topics: Computer, Software, Software, IT network, network backup, network server, server software, Computer, IT support, Hosted document management, cloud computing

Kyocera Mobile Print HyPAS App Easy to Use [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Nov 29, 2012 @ 14:11 PM

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Topics: Software, MFP, Multifunction Printer, Scanning, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada

Kyocera Teaching Assistant Software for HyPAS MFPs [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 08:11 AM

Kyocera has developed a great tool for teachers who use bubble tests as part of their testing work in the classroom.  The Teaching Assistant package which is created for use with HyPAS enabled mfps in the TASKalfa series of devices makes the creation, production and grading of bubble tests an easy process.

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Topics: MFP, Multifunction Printer, software tools, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada

Microsoft Data Centre to Run on Human and Animal Waste

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Nov 23, 2012 @ 10:11 AM

Microsoft has announced that it is building a new data centre which will be off the grid and run entirely on power generated from waste.

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Topics: IT network, technology tools, cloud computing

Lenovo ThinkPad Twist is Unique Version of Windows 8 Laptop [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Nov 22, 2012 @ 08:11 AM

Lenovo has launched the ThinkPad Twist as a unique version of a Windows 8 Computer for those who really need a flexible form factor.

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Topics: Computer, Computer, Windows 8, Lenovo

Simplify Scanning With PinPoint Scan for Kyocera [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Nov 20, 2012 @ 14:11 PM

Most mfp printers will support scanning in one form or another.  Using SMTP protocols they can provide efficient scanning to folders on networks.  Unfortunately, with the increased concerns over network security setting up network scanning has become a more challenging process.

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

Self Diagnosis Can Lead to Wrong MFP Printer Choice

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Nov 16, 2012 @ 08:11 AM

Every doctor can tell you that they regularly have to deal with patients that come to their office having self diagnosed their symptoms.  One of my colleagues tells of how he went on the internet and determined that he had appendicitis only to find out from his doctor he really had pneumonia.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, Colour printer, colour multifunction, Colour printer, colour multifunction printer

Software Tools Enhance Kyocera MFP Printer Performance [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Nov 14, 2012 @ 11:11 AM

When a decision is made to acquire an MFP printer most buyers focus their attention on the print or copy capabilities of the device.  Scanning is also one of the features which is seen to have value for some offices.

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Topics: Document, Software, Multifunction Printer, document filing, Software, software tools, Document, paper filing

Auto Feed Cross Cut Shredder Makes Privacy Control Easier [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Nov 12, 2012 @ 08:11 AM

Privacy is an issue for every organization.  One of the key tools for maintaining privacy compliance is shredding of paper documents as they are no longer needed.  With the introduction of a solid workgroup or whole office level document shredder which incorporates Auto Feed capabilities, Kobra makes this somewhat tedious task much easier.

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Topics: Document, Paper shredding, shredders, Document

Microsoft Windows 8. A Power Tech User's View

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Nov 8, 2012 @ 08:11 AM

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Topics: Computer, software tools, Computer, Windows 8