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IT and Copier Talk Your Business Can Rely On

The AIS IT Services and Office Technology Blog. Insights and perspective into what works and makes businesses more competitive.

Boost Your Productivity and Save Money With These 9 Copier Apps

The printer prints. The copier copies.  For most users, that's all their copier is used for (with maybe the occasional fax or scan).  If that's all you're using your copier for, you're wasting the potential of the copier to make your life easier. Copiers today include more functionality than ever before. As software becomes more embedded in copiers (and even larger laser printers), functionality will continue to explode. Today, if you aren't using the apps available in your digital copiers, you're missing out on more productivity and saving money for your business. The following six apps are available on Kyocera Copiers. While some of these apps are Kyocera-specific, similar functionality exists for copiers from other manufacturers.
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Lethal Weapon: The Office File Cabinet Document Management System

  I stubbed my toe on a filing cabinet the other day (our old document management system). It hurt. But it got me thinking about one of the most basic benefits of document management – getting rid of most (maybe even all) paper documents in an office. That means you can get rid of most of your filing cabinets. Until I hit my toe, I hadn't really thought much of filing cabinets. After all, they're in nearly every office and you see them but don't see them, if you know what I mean.
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The Benefits of Document Management for Small Business

It’s a small business reality that the amount of paper that you have in your office today will double every three years. What would that mean for your business? Do you have enough space in your filing cabinets today to welcome twice as many pages? Document management can be a great solution for organizations looking to minimize the impact of paper in their workspaces, be more efficient, and save some money in the process. If document management has been on your list of things “to look into,” we’ve done some of the legwork for you with this quick list of benefits of document management for small business:    
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Do You Believe in Technology That Just Works? You Might as Well Believe in Leprechauns

on Mar 17, 2017 10:50:13 AM By | Monique Phalen | 0 Comments | Green Technology Managed IT Services
Consumerization of IT has been both blessing and curse for IT professionals. On the one hand, the penetration of IT into all aspects of our lives has made most professionals unafraid (or at least not as nervous) around new technology. On the other hand, the simplicity and ease of use of consumer-oriented technology hides a huge amount of software complexity, user design analysis, and planning. It also leads to an assumption that goes something like this, “Why isn't my IT at work as easy to use as the stuff I use in my personal life. It can't be that hard!” Let me be your Saint Patrick and drive those idea snakes out of your head.*
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Going Green With Business Copiers and Document Management

on Aug 31, 2016 2:56:21 PM By | Gary Harouff | 0 Comments | Green Technology Document Management Copiers
Going green. Who cares, right? You've got payroll to make and want to grow your business. It's hard enough to do that without worrying about environmental sustainability. Here's the thing – this isn't an either/or proposition. Your business can be more environmentally friendly AND save money. To paraphrase Kermit the Frog, “it's easy being green.” The low-hanging fruit for going green is to reduce (some companies can even eliminate) paper use in their offices.
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