Office Document Strategies Blog

IT World Canada Tells What Went Wrong With SOPA and PIPA

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jan 31, 2012 @ 10:01 AM

There has been a lot of interest in the results of the one day protest that was undertaken by a large number of internet sites to protest the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation in the US.

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

Profiling SentryFile Web Based Document Management

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Jan 30, 2012 @ 09:01 AM

There are hundreds of document management software packages available.  Deciding which is the right one for your business can be a challenge.  Sentryfile document management is a package which has been well tested in the market as it has been used in many varied businesses for well over a half a dozen years.  The latest version of the software, version 5.17 is an incremental upgrade built upon a major revision about four years ago.

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Topics: Software, document management, document storage strategy

Document Storage Clean Up is a Necessity - 7 Reasons Why.

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Jan 28, 2012 @ 10:01 AM

Most businesses spend little time doing clean up on their document storage systems.  This is especially true of electronic data but also true of paper records as well.

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

Social Media Affects SMB Office Document Strategies

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jan 24, 2012 @ 14:01 PM

If you ever wondered whether social media and the dissemination of information through blogs and electronic newsletters has value and impact the recent actions which have led to the 'parking' of the SOPA and privacy legislation in the US proves that it does.

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

US SOPA Legislation Another Reason For Data Storage in Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sun, Jan 22, 2012 @ 07:01 AM

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Topics: Document, Document, document storage strategy, Canadian Legislation

Production Scanners From Kodak Affected by Chapter 11

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Jan 20, 2012 @ 07:01 AM

News is official as I write this that Eastman Kodak has filed for chapter 11 protection while it attempts to deal with its financial challenges.  This news will have an affect on Kodak's business selling production scanners since this important area will be greatly overshadowed by the problems in the consumer side of the business.

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Topics: Software, Scanning, Kodak, Software, technology tools

SMB Operating Choice Affects MFP Ability For Scanning

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Jan 19, 2012 @ 07:01 AM

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

Who Makes Xerox Copiers and MFP Devices?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 18, 2012 @ 14:01 PM

One of the industry blogs I read regularly is written by an industry pro out of New Jersey, Art Post.  Art knows his stuff and keeps on top of many industry trends.  Recently he reposted a blog written by another US veteran Vince McHugh who publishes a blog about multifunction (mfp) and other print issues.

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Topics: Printer, MFP, Multifunction Printer, Printer

Lost Internet Connection Slams Burlington ON IT Services

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 11, 2012 @ 06:01 AM

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Topics: IT network, network server, Customer service, IT support, network security

High Scanning Resolution Massacres E-mail

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jan 10, 2012 @ 07:01 AM

On of the most popular uses of mfp (multifunction printer or copier) based scanning is the ability to scan to e-mail.  One of our clients recently highlighted a frequent problem that users encounter when they don't fully understand the way to setup their scanning for efficient scanning to e-mail use.  Here's the story.

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Topics: MFP, Multifunction Printer, colour multifunction, Scanning, colour multifunction printer