You knew the IoT was on its way, and this holiday season you may receive or give gifts designed for connectivity. From your watch and smartphone to your refrigerator and home security system, we're reaching a point where connectivity will be almost impossible to avoid — all of which bring up an issue of great importance to us as 21st-century consumers of technology.
Your organization is bombarded by information from the opening of business to the moment you close your doors at the end of the day. Each document that enters your workflows follows a path until it's eventually filed away in a storage solution. What happens to your documents after they enter your workflows has a direct correlation to how well your company conducts business—and how you're perceived by associates and customers alike.
We've all experienced the frustration of purchasing goods from out of the area only to find a problem with the item. Either it's not what we expected, or the product is damaged in some way. Perhaps we're not sure how to use it properly. Whatever the case, the type of support that can be offered over a long distance is often inadequate.
Once you've decided to make a move to a managed print partnership, you've still got a few decisions to make. The most important is choosing a managed print provider who can meet your company's requirements. A one-size-fits-all solution may not work for your organization, so it's a good idea to do your homework.
How secure is your company's network? Have you doubled-down on your practices and made sure your printers and multifunction copiers are secure? Xerox knows what's at stake and they've made tremendous strides in print security in recent years. But first, let's talk about why a security event is bad for your company.
Anyone who has worked in the field of construction knows that the industry is always changing. There are always changes, delays, or turnover coming from clients and suppliers. Operating in quality, effective ways can take a great deal of work. Synchronizing the mass amount of information that is required for construction is extremely difficult for many businesses. This is where we find the value of document management.
As an office copier ages, it can be difficult to determine whether you should continue to make repairs when issues arise or if it is time to upgrade to a new device. And while we could tell the different kinds of wear-and-tear that your copier might be experiencing to diagnose if it is time to move on, we have a solution that is even better, that will impact many facets of your print environment.
If you have recently been introduced to Managed Print Services and want to learn more, you are in the right place. Today we will discuss the basics of Managed Print Services, which is often referred to as “MPS.” The fundamental question we will seek to answer today is, “How does Managed Print work and how does it benefit your business?”
Every small business owner has a list of priorities and goals to accomplish to see the company succeed. One of those goals is innovative practices that lead to productivity from employees and workflows. Another goal is to cut costs where possible, yet remain as efficient as before. These goals are reached through the benefits you receive with Managed Print Services (MPS).
If you run a small business, every system in your office needs to be fine-tuned to be as productive and cost-effective as possible. There’s never a wrong time to assess the processes you’re business relies on that includes ensuring that your document management procedures are up to par.
Here are a few tips to streamline document management in your office: