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Lack of insight into document workflow prevents organizations from taking Managed Print Services to the next stages to “secure and integrate,” and ultimately “automate and simplify” your document processes.
Read this blog for tips on how to identify the best MPS partner for your documents and processes.(Read Full Article)
Mike Stramaglio comments on the recent announcement from Konica Minolta concerning their relationship with MWAi's FORZA offering.
Are you interested in the Dealership back office? Then I think you will want to read the full article.(Read Full Article)
The Managed Print Services Association is pleased to announce its new executive committee and board of directors. Elections were held during January and February, and the new officers were chosen from the largest slate of candidates in MPSA history.(Read Full Article)
The newly elected MPSA executive committee consists of........
RightOpt’s unique focus on participants’ well-being is also driving high levels of individual engagement. During 2014, 100 percent of employees accessed the available resources. Employees also averaged 11.5 return visits to the RightOpt portal, compared to only 5.3 return visits for a typical benefit administration platform. Members most frequently viewed pages providing a personalized list of recommended health actions, health screening and incentive information, as well as spending account balances.(Read Full Article)
There are numerous ways to strengthen a business. You can invest and expand current operations into new markets, acquire a complementary company or simply improve your current efficiencies and future success by implementing industry best practices. The latter is not only among the least expensive options, but is typically the easiest route for businesses of every shape and size. Adopting the latest industry standards is the proverbial “low hanging fruit” every organization can and should be benefitting from.(Read Full Article)
Ricoh Americas Corporation today unveiled new solutions to help companies improve their business performance by cost-effectively managing large fleets of printers, copiers and multifunction products (MFPs). Adding to an already robust portfolio of solutions currently available through Ricoh and its market-leading partners, RICOH Device Manager NX Pro and RICOH Device Manager NX Enterprise address unique customer pain points by optimizing the performance of large device fleet deployments.(Read Full Article)
Reseller's study finds IT pros find making the move away from legacy kit too hard.
In its new Cloud 401: Navigating Advanced Topics in Cloud Computing report - which surveyed 1,200 IT professionals - the reseller claims although cloud seems promising in theory, in practice it can be much more difficult.(Read Full Article)
Xerox’s (NYSE: XRX) board of directors today announced that Stephen H. Rusckowski has been elected to the board effective Feb. 19, 2015.
“Steve has shown impressive leadership at Quest, delivering value in everything he has touched,” said Xerox Chairman and CEO Ursula Burns. “His vision of empowering better health with diagnostic insights and his focus on collaboration within the healthcare industry will be a guide for us as we continue to grow Xerox’s business around the world.”(Read Full Article)
Today Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) will kick off its’ Art of Disruption event showcasing an array of products serving the future of Mobility, Cloud, Content Management and Security along with products from the Business Innovation Center. The event will take place from February 15th -18th at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles and deliver a comprehensive look at the offerings for the enterprise, healthcare, education, hospitality and legal industries.(Read Full Article)
InfoTrends is pleased to announce the expansion of its Professional and Managed Print Services practice area to include the services necessary to be successful in the modern office environment. This new service, Managed Services Consulting Service (MSCS), offers executives, product and marketing managers, and senior managers the information and advice they need to outpace the competition and thrive in this dynamic marketplace.(Read Full Article)
If you don’t also pay attention to managing documents, managing your output devices can only take you so far. Multifunction devices and printers are merely points along your document workflow. Sometimes they’re the endpoints for document processes; sometimes they’re the starting points. When you start looking beyond printers to end-to-end document workflow, you enter a whole new generation of Managed Print Services (MPS).(Read Full Article)
Every day, millions of commuters buy and use tickets, creating massive amounts of data about daily transportation habits. Xerox recently introduced an analytics platform that analyses this anonymous data quickly and accurately and presents the information with user-friendly graphics, making it easy for transport and parking operators to better understand and even predict commuter needs.(Read Full Article)
More than 130 of the top office equipment and IT solutions and services vendors will exhibit at the ITEX National Conference and Expo, to date. The 15th annual event will take place at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Wednesday, March 11th through Thursday, March 12th with Executive Workshops on Tuesday, March 10th.
This year’s current exhibitor list boasts a nearly 20% increase in new companies.(Read Full Article)
The Southern Solutions app Is a novel way of offering customers access to managed print services (MPS), a bundle of remote monitoring, device management and ongoing optimization services intended to save customers money, make their print activity more visible and reduce their IT burden.(Read Full Article)
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) has announced that they are the recipient of the BBB Innovative Product of the Year 2014 for its bizhub 654e and 754e models released last year.(Read Full Article)
Haworth, Inc. of Holland, Michigan, maximizes efficiencies in office environments with its innovative, ergonomic furniture. They found Managed Print Services (MPS) could do something similar for their device environments.
All Covered, a division of Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. (KMBS) and one of the nation's leading IT services companies, has acquired the assets of Preferred Networks Corporation of Atlanta. The company’s clients will now be serviced by the All Covered IT Services division of KMBS, giving All Covered a stronger foothold in the greater Atlanta area. The acquisition became official January 1, 2015.(Read Full Article)
ILTA Names Nuance the Leader in Document Scanning, Print Management, Cost Recovery and Speech Recognition Solutions for the Legal Community
Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions, today announced that its scanning, print management, cost recovery and speech recognition technology solutions for the legal industry once again topped their respective categories in the 2014 International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) Technology Survey.(Read Full Article)
Mobile devices are essential to the modern work environment, and it’s important that you have all the necessary capabilities at your disposal while on the go. The Samsung Mobile Print App, which doesn’t require a new driver or network configurations, ensures that your mobile devices, such as smart phones and mobile tablets, are loaded with all the latest print, scan and file transferring capabilities(Read Full Article)
Xerox has brought the North American Agent Operations and the United States Solution Providers organizations under the same roof. The two groups previously operated independently until the consolidation at the beginning of the year.
The U.S. Channel Group will be headed up by Kurt Schmelz, who previously led the U.S. Solution Providers business.(Read Full Article)
Xerox, Canon, HP, Konica Minolta, Lexmark, and Ricoh Named Winners in InfoTrends’ Industry Score Card Study
InfoTrends has named the winners of a web-based survey as part of a recently completed multi-client study. The study examined industry score card ranking of criteria and requirements by vertical and vendor's capabilities in the office technology market place.(Read Full Article)
Canon U.S.A., Inc., announced several senior executive appointments and promotions.
"I am proud to announce six well-deserved appointments and promotions for the New Year," said Joe Adachi, chairman and chief executive officer, Canon U.S.A. "These executives bring the highest quality of leadership, commitment and dedication to Canon and I am confident their merits will bring continued success to our Company."(Read Full Article)
"Our partnership with Kofax creates a more comprehensive document processing solution so customers can extract even greater benefits from Xerox's Next Generation Managed Print Services – which improves productivity by automating and simplifying ...(Read Full Article)
InfoTrends Reveals how to Profit through Digital Printing in the Decor Marketplace with Latest Research
Decorative printing has long been a way for businesses and consumers to surround themselves with texture and color rich materials at work, at home, or public spaces. The desire to customize our working and living spaces is a powerful driver that spells a wide-ranging need for decorative printing in several key applications including ceramic tile, glass, textile, sign & display, laminates, functional, flooring, and wall covering.(Read Full Article)