Office Document Strategies Blog

Kyocera Canada Launches New Mobile Print App for Apple and Android

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jun 13, 2012 @ 08:06 AM

Kyocera Document Solutions Canada just announced the release of their new mobile print app for Apple and Android smart phones and tablets.  This new app will permit users to easily print from their devices to installed Kyocera print devices on your office network.  This is part of their continued efforts to expand the functionality of their devices with new software solutions.

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Topics: Software, Multifunction Printer, Software, software tools, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada, tablet

Password Hacking Part of Computer Support in Oakville Ontario

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Jun 11, 2012 @ 09:06 AM

Our IT service team recently dealt with an interesting project for a computer support client in Oakville.

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

Cloud Computing A Hot Topic in IT Network Design

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, May 7, 2012 @ 05:05 AM

The hottest topic in IT network design seems to be Cloud Computing.  So what is this?  What is meant by cloud computing?

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Topics: Computer, Software, software tools, document management, server software, internet connectivity in Canada, Hosted document management, docucapture

10 Reasons Why You Pay for MFP Printer Support

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 18, 2012 @ 10:04 AM

A question one of my account representatives has been running into lately.  Why do I need to pay for a support plan with an mfp printer?

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Topics: Software, MFP, Multifunction Printer, Scanning, Software, cost of printing

Kyocera Document Solutions Focuses on Software Integration

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Apr 16, 2012 @ 09:04 AM

Kyocera Mita has changed its name to Kyocera Document Solutions reflecting the significant change in focus that the office products industry is undergoing.

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Topics: MFP, Multifunction Printer, colour multifunction, Software, colour multifunction printer, office document strategy, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada

Samsung Launches SUR40 Surface Touch Tabletop in Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Mar 7, 2012 @ 07:03 AM

Samsung Canada has recently launched a new 40 inch tabletop style touch LCD screen which can revolutionize the way people interact with information.  Using Microsoft Surface software as its operating system the SUR40 from Samsung is a remarkable device.

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Topics: Computer, Software, Computer, Samsung, Microsoft Surface

Consumer Preview of Microsoft Windows 8 -Three Assessments

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Mar 3, 2012 @ 09:03 AM

This week Microsoft released a Consumer Preview for Windows 8, the new operating system which is slated for general use later this year.  There is major interest in this release as it changes fundamentally the way users will interface with their applications as the model used more closely follows that used on mobile devices like cell phones and tablets.

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Topics: Computer, Software, Software, Computer, IT support

IT Network Acquisition Using Leasing Builds Flexibility

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Feb 7, 2012 @ 09:02 AM

Most companies who are setting up or expanding their IT network find the cost to do so challenging.  I have noticed that unlike many other categories of office products IT products tend to be purchased outright.

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Topics: Computer, Software, Software, IT network, leasing, Computer

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

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