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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 copier 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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SMB Productivity Tips: Automating AP and Patching, Plus the Power of 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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Six Simple Tips That Improve Happiness – AND Productivity

on Aug 14, 2017 11:34:22 AM By | Gary Harouff | 0 Comments | Insider Resources & Training Workflow & Productivity
Happy Monday! Four weeks ago, I wrote about how happiness can improve productivity – Copiers, How to Be Happy, and a 12% Boost to Productivity. This isn't a new insight, though it's only recently that there's been research (cited in the blog post) to substantiate that happy equals productive. Today, I thought I'd share a few tips for improving the culture and happiness in an office.   And even if you don't experience a huge surge in productivity, isn't it better to work in a pleasant environment anyway?
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IT Help Desk Help in Two Rings

Our IT Help Desk answers the phone in two rings. Can your IT guy do that?   Maybe your IT guy is that responsive, but that's probably not the case because he's (or she) is one guy. Our professionally staffed IT help desk is a room of professionals ready to answer the phone, discover what your IT issue is, and then solve it. Our network operating center (NOC) proactively monitors your network and devices, intervening to prevent attacks, patching updates, etc. (Read about our network operating center here.)
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