Office Document Strategies Blog

Workflow Tool Makes Document Scanning Viable - 9 Step Process

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Apr 29, 2011 @ 14:04 PM

I recently configured a workflow design for a client who is planning to use a multifunction printer (MFP) for document scanning to support a service work order application.

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Topics: Document, Software, MFP, Multifunction Printer, document filing, software tools, Document, document management, document storage strategy

Go Paperless - 8 Steps to Win

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Apr 9, 2011 @ 10:04 AM

I want to go paperless.  Of course my desk still has lots of paper on it.  It would be so nice to only deal with electronic documents and forgo paper.  Is this practical?

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Topics: Scanning, document filing, Software, document management, document storage strategy

Office Document Strategies Weekly Digest - 2

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Mar 7, 2011 @ 10:03 AM

Here is the next edition of the office document strategies weekly digest.  Each week I feature a few of the articles, topics and stories we have come across that enhance knowledge of use, management, production and eliminating documents.  Feel free to add your suggestions in the comments section below. 

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Topics: Computer, Computer, office document strategy, technology tools, document storage strategy, Canadian Legislation, internet connectivity in Canada, cost of internet

University of Toronto Chemistry Document Management Upgraded

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Mar 4, 2011 @ 16:03 PM

Leppert Business Systems is pleased to have recently completed an upgraded document management system at the chemistry department administrative offices for the University of Toronto.

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

Four Common Types of Document Management Software

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Feb 15, 2011 @ 10:02 AM

 

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

Desktop Scanning Comes Of Age

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Jan 24, 2011 @ 11:01 AM

Scanning has become a staple of most offices that use multifunction printer - copiers.  Through these devices users have the ability to capture paper documents and use them in their everyday business. E-mailing has overtaken faxing largely due to the ability of businesses to easily adopt scanning.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, Scanning, document filing, video, document storage strategy

Is an MFP the Right Network Printer for Your Office?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 12, 2011 @ 12:01 PM

An MFP (multifunction printer) can be the right choice for offices but in my work in the Burlington, Ontario market I have seen places where the choice becomes cloudy.  So how do you decide?  I think part of the decision relates to the size of the office.

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Topics: Printer, Software, MFP, Multifunction Printer, document storage strategy

The Best Scanning For Your Document Imaging System

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 @ 11:11 AM

 There are three primary ways that you can choose  scanners for your document imaging system.  You  can use scanning capability from a multifunction (MFP) based print device.  You can install a dedicated scanner with network scanning capability or you can use desktop connected scanning from your PC.

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Topics: MFP, Scanning, document filing, document management, document storage strategy

Some People Really Get Document Imaging in Ontario

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 27, 2010 @ 17:10 PM

For over 15 years I have sometimes felt like I was an evangelist as I quoted, configured and promoted document imaging in our area of Ontario, Canada.  In the past couple of weeks I have been gratified to meet and talk to people who have really understood the benefits and are adoptees of the tool.

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Topics: Scanning, document filing, Document, video, document management, office document strategy, document storage strategy

Is Your Paper Filing System Costing More Than Necessary?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 20, 2010 @ 10:10 AM

  Paper filing systems are a key tool in every office.   Whether yours is a drawer in your desk, many banks of file cabinets or an electronic document system there is a tangible cost to setting up, equipping and using filing systems.  

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