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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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Productivity Tips: Automating AP & Patching, Using Compound Time

Sometimes, it pays to go down the Web rabbit hole of clicking, reading, and learning.  Of course, sometimes it just leads to Amazon or some other online purveyor of goods and purchases one really doesn't need. Regardless, I had a productive dip into the Internet recently. These five articles will help with your business' productivity. First, with two posts about document management, which could lead to dramatic cost savings. Then a quick look at how long IT departments spend on patch management might have you rethink how your IT department could be using its time more effectively. Finally, an interesting article on why it pays to take the time to continually put a down payment on continually learning.  Enjoy.
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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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Copiers, How to Be Happy, and a 12% Boost to Productivity

on Jul 18, 2017 11:51:59 AM By | Gary Harouff | 0 Comments | Workflow & Productivity Copiers Process Automation
Happy employees are productive employees. That's not just happy talk either. Research has shown that happier employees perform better, increase sales, and are more creative. There's science behind this. Stress and anxiety each spike activity in the part of the brain that processes threats. So your amygdala bogarts resources from your prefrontal cortex, the part of your brain that solves problems. That's hard for many of us hard-nosed sales people to swallow. Stress and deadlines are huge drivers of productivity, we think. That's how we meet our quota at the end of the quarter. Now, I'm not moving away from deadlines and quotas – and neither should you – but maybe being stressed isn't the positive driver of success many of us think.
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