Office Document Strategies Blog

Email Goes Stale Really Fast - IT Network Failure Proves the Case

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Feb 9, 2013 @ 12:02 PM

 We had an IT network system failure recently and our email was down for several days due to data corruption.  Over the years the data base to our Exchange email had grown to a pretty big size so running the necessary tools to clean the corruption and recover our system took a long time.  We're talking many hours spread over several days.

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

Social Media Must Be A Part of Your Office Document Strategy

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jan 15, 2013 @ 08:01 AM

When we think about office documents and our strategy in dealing with them the common picture in our mind is a piece of paper.  For many workers this picture in their mind is starting to change.  It could be the 140 characters of a tweet, the images of a facebook page, or an email message coming through LinkedIn.  It may also be a new blog post that has been posted to your website.

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Topics: document filing, software tools, office document strategy, document storage strategy, e-mail, Customer service

Email Has Its 41st Birthday and Still Growing In Importance

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Dec 27, 2012 @ 11:12 AM

A recent article in CIO Insights outlines some of the stats on what for many is seen as a new activity but which in fact is much older.  Email: Middle aged and still going strong outlines where email ranks today and compares its use to other e communications tools like Instant Messaging and Social Technologies.

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Topics: software tools, technology tools, e-mail, IT support, mailing equipment, Fax, Paperless office

12 Steps Illustrate Process of Office Technology Adoption- Voip

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 12, 2012 @ 07:12 AM

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Topics: Office, Software, Software, software tools, IT network, IT support

Kyocera HyPAS Sharepoint Connector Simplifies Scanning Input [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Dec 3, 2012 @ 09:12 AM

Many organizations have deployed MS SharePoint as a collaboration tool within their business.  One of the key pieces required to keep the data up to date is providing scanning input to the file store.

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Topics: Software, MFP, Multifunction Printer, Software, software tools, document management, document storage strategy, Kyocera copier

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

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

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

Microsoft Windows 8 is Here. Buy the New OS Today

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Oct 26, 2012 @ 09:10 AM

Windows 8 hits the store shelves today and it is an important day for Microsoft and for all of us who use desktop computers, laptops, smart phones, tablets etc.

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Topics: Computer, Software, Software, software tools, technology tools, Computer, tablet

Make Your MFP Part of Your Accounting With Account Code Software

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 19, 2012 @ 15:09 PM

Your MFP and indirectly your network printers can become a part of your accounting system by using tools which are available for running account codes to track your print, scan and fax systems. Why would you do this?  There are a number of reasons why this capability is gaining traction in many businesses and organizations.

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Topics: Printer, MFP, Multifunction Printer, Printer, cost of colour, software tools, cost of printing, technology tools