Stop your Office from Becoming the Next Bermuda Triangle

When a company wants to go paperless and begins to scan the contents of their filing cabinets into a document management system many are surprised to find many files previously thought to be lost.

Why Automation Should be Your Company’s New Year’s Resolution.

Everyone knows how bad the economy was this past year and this downturn caused many companies to put their IT strategies on hold. Others however, saw this as an opportunity to be proactive and begin implementing automation and moving forward with new ways of getting the job done. As we head into the New Year, look at these strategies to think about re-organizing and working smarter.

What is Workflow?

All too often, we hear and even use terms assuming others know exactly what we mean. One term used in the document industry is workflow- but what does it mean?
According to Wikipedia
A workflow consists of a sequence of connected steps. It is a depiction of a sequence of operations...
The flow being described often refers to a document that is being transferred from one step to another.

What to Look For When Purchasing a Printer

Technological advances have resulted in many different printers, but of course not all printers will print the same quality. There are many different types of printers on the market, and all of them have different functions and characteristics.
Some questions you may want to ask before buying a printer are:
· Are you a large or small company?
· What will this device be used for?
· What quality and performance features are you looking for?
· What is your budget?

Why NOT Color?

Color helps you communicate more effectively with your customers, and it also helps you communicate more effectively internally.
Color Improves Customer Communication
Did you know that color invoices get paid faster, reducing collection time? Color marketing materials and proposals command attention. Color newsletters and publications keep your clients informed of your new offerings.
Color Improves Internal Communication

Three Simple Recycling Strategies for Your Office

The world is focused on recycling. One of the best places to start may be with your office laser printers and multifunction systems.
Here are three simple steps to cutting waste and saving money:

Color Printing, Get Noticed, Get Remembered

Did you know that color is one of the easiest ways to increase sales?
Research indicates that using color and graphics increases interest, retention, and improves comprehension.
The facts:

Color improves comprehension by 75%
Color increases retention 40%
Color accelerates learning by 20%1

Is Your Business Running At Its Best?

The core of any business is a group of processes. Predictable processes like invoicing and collections, order fulfillment and customer support are the fundamentals that drive businesses to success. Continual improvement of business processes leads to better results like increased revenue, reduced expenses, faster collection, regulatory compliance, and reduced risk.
The following are a few points to consider that will help improve your business processes:
1. Begin with the end in mind. Define what the real goal of your process is.

Controlling Print Costs with a Document Management Solution

When considering the many costs that an organization has to expend, one of the most misunderstood is that of printing costs.
The Gartner Group estimates that as much as 30% of organizations' print costs can be eliminated with simple technology solutions.

Consolidate Your Information with a Document Management Program

Tags: Document Management Systems
This is the challenge businesses face today—to take fragmented repositories of information and combine them into one, concise system. From copiers and fax machines to Microsoft Office and email, we expect these technologies to make our life simpler. Instead, they can tend to make it more complex.
Enter Document Management Programs
Many small businesses and corporate departments are enjoying the benefits of new document converging technology. Paper, digital and email documents are finally able to be handled by one system.

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