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ARE YOUR LOCAL PRINTERS MULTIPLYING LIKE GREMLINS?

Posted by Liz Sumner on Aug 16, 2017 7:00:00 AM


One of the most delicate parts of an IT professional’s job is negotiating with users who want to buy their own IT tools, like peripherals or a one-off software package (their justification: it’s on their own department’s budget, so, you know, FREEDOM). A desktop printer is often one of those items that gets snapped up on a trip to the Office Supply store (“it was soooo cheap!”) and once one pops up, they can manage to proliferate like Gremlins under bright light.

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Topics: Print Management

WHEN PRINTER MAYHEM STRIKES

Posted by Liz Sumner on Jul 21, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Thanks to a well-known car insurance company, we all know that “mayhem” can wreak havoc on the roadways. But, just like getting stuck trying to change a tire in a heavy rainstorm, you can get stuck bending over a printer, 

trying to change out an ink cartridge, jiggling the USB cable of a non-networked printer that won’t print, or yanking out a paper jam…and then that paper jam turns out to be a co-worker’s birthday party invitation for their kindergartener.

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Topics: Security, Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Print Management

Top 5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Printer

Posted by SumnerOne on May 10, 2017 10:04:00 AM

 

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Topics: Print Management

One Tree at a Time

Posted by SumnerOne on Apr 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

 

Did you know that a single tree produces 8,333 sheets of paper? It takes a lot of paper, and a lot of trees to run a business. We help our clients turn that impact around through our partnership with Print ReLeaf, an organization that permits businesses to certifiably reduce their environmental impact. Their PrintReLeaf Exchange is a patented software platform that tracks usage and drives reforestation.

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Topics: Print Management, Environmental Impact

Checking In On Office Design Trends

Posted by Adam Arras on Feb 7, 2017 10:00:58 AM

 

In December of 2015, Fast Company published an article predicting the top 8 office design trends for 2016. A year later, we’re curious as to how those predictions have turned out. So we checked in with a few of our clients and colleagues, here’s what we discovered about the top 4 predictions:

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Topics: Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Print Management, Environmental Impact

January is National Organization Month – Celebrate in Your Office

Posted by Adam Arras on Jan 17, 2017 10:00:07 AM

The National Association of Professional Organizers declared, in 2005, that January would be henceforth known as Get Organized Month (or GO Month, if you’re in the know). Their effort is dedicated to focusing attention on how getting organized empowers people to regain control over their time, possessions, inboxes and surroundings.  So while we’re not experts in closet clutter, we are experts in document management. So our interpretation of National Organization Month helps enables companies improve productivity and compliance. Here’s how:

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Topics: IT Management, Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Print Management

Office New Year’s Resolutions - for a Smarter 2017

Posted by Adam Arras on Jan 11, 2017 10:00:42 AM

Have you ever noticed that New Year’s Resolutions jive perfectly with the start of another fiscal year for many companies?  This year, we’re offering our top New Year’s Resolutions for creating a smart office to help kick your year into high gear while keeping your budget in line:

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Topics: IT Management, Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Print Management, Networks & Security, Environmental Impact