How Are You Going to Get Better Next Year?

By Dave Quint | Oct 5, 2018 4:20:42 PM

Smart businesses are beginning to plot out their plans for growth in 2019 now.

Goals shouldn't be vague wishes either – growth or “better productivity” are as useless as all of those upcoming New Year's resolutions to “eat better” and “lose weight.”

No, your goals need to be SMART: specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound.

Without a SMART plan of action, a goal is just another name for “wish” (and just as unlikely to come true).

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6 Careless Ways to Expose Sensitive Documents and Risk a Data Breach

By Dave Quint | Sep 24, 2018 5:11:01 PM

It should be impossible to ignore security challenges today - though many offices do continue to try.

We’re bombarded with commercials, ads, radio spots, articles in the newspaper and magazines, podcasts, news programs, and even this blog (sometimes) about various security issues.

Most of this content focuses on securing networks, which is a huge, complex, and important topic. We’ve focused on the issue of copier security.

I’d like to bring the focus down to a level we’re all familiar with -- the humble document. We all work with documents. Paper or digital, sensitive documents need to be secured.

Here are six ways documents could be accessed by the wrong people -- and what to do about it.

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Are You Spending Too Much? Ask Yourself These 21 Questions About Your Printers and Copiers

By Dave Quint | Sep 21, 2018 3:46:11 PM

We talk to companies every day who just want to get a new printer or copier, stick it in their office, and move on.

While we’re always happy to make a sale, we also encourage these companies to stop thinking of copiers as interchangeable and start thinking about how they contribute to office-wide productivity.

Some follow our lead. Others don’t.

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Get Your Xerox Copier Out of The Stone Age – Scan Directly to DropBox

By Dave Quint | Apr 5, 2018 1:46:18 PM

Does your copier feel like a dinosaur compared to your mobile phone? Size and mobility are the indisputable differences, but so are your mobile apps that you’ve come to rely on.

What if your copier could be as cool as your phone?

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Leases, Jams, Recycling, Training, and Business Processes – Reader-Approved Blogs of 2017

By Dave Quint | Jan 3, 2018 1:09:21 PM

Happy New Year!

We’ve had the pleasure of blogging for you for almost three years now.

In case you missed them, here are nine of the most popular blogs from 2017.

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4 Happy Reasons to Care About Managed Print Services

By Dave Quint | Nov 30, 2017 12:06:19 PM

Happy employees are productive employees.

I bet you didn't know that managed print services can make your office a happier place?

For companies who don't want the headache of managing their printers and copiers, managed print services (MPS) will ensure you get the right mix of office equipment to meet your business needs. Your MPS partner will then manage your print fleet, using statistics to provide periodic suggestions to improve your document flow, proactively maintaining your copiers, and supplying toner. You just buy staples and paper.

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What Makes a Managed Print Services Plan Successful?

By Dave Quint | Nov 13, 2017 9:45:19 AM

Regular readers will know that print costs are the 3rd largest expense for many companies. They'll also know that outsourcing the management and maintenance of their copiers and printers via MPS saves money while increasing productivity.

But what are the key ingredients to take your rag tag, unmanaged print fleet and transform that into a productivity powerhouse for your office?

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