Carbon Offsetting: Debunking Common Myths

by Adam Johnson | February 7th, 2017 | category: Carbon offsetting / Carbon Reduction / CO2 / Greener Office / Sustainability

This blog was first published on Toshiba TEC Talk – Author: Paul Chiplen – co2balance Managing carbon emissions is a key issue for organisations who wish to mitigate climate change. Calculating, reducing and offsetting your carbon footprint is an effective way for companies to take responsibility for their own impact on climate change; however, it is…

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A managed services model for the collaborative workplace

by Amy Fowler | March 24th, 2016 | category: Business Transformation / MPS Infrastructure / Productivity

This blog was first published on Louella Fernandes – Perspectives on print in the digital age on March 17th 2016 An information managed service (IMS) is emerging as a key approach to enable digital transformation. Such providers are building on their traditional print heritage and evolving their offerings beyond the traditional managed print service (MPS)….

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What You Need to Know About E-Signatures and Business Processes

by Amy Fowler | March 3rd, 2016 | category: 2nd Generation MPS / Business Transformation / Digital printing / E-signatures / Enterprise MPS / Greener Office / Managed Print / Security

This blog was first published on Xerox Enterprise Matters Words by Carro Ford Electronic signatures or e-signatures have the power to change the way we interact with all kinds of documents: mortgages, vendor contracts, sales agreements, briefing NDAs, check requests, FDA submissions, even how we pay for our mochas at the coffee shop. As use…

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IDC MaturityScape Helps Organisations Optimise Their Print Security Strategy

by Amy Fowler | January 26th, 2016 | category: Security

This press release was originally published on Business Wire. Driven by an increasing number of cyberattacks on major institutions, organisations are actively taking steps to ensure that their IT environments are secure. However, recent research from International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that print security often goes unaddressed in comparison to other IT technologies, leaving organisations vulnerable…

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Productivity up and Paper down in 2016

by Adam Johnson | January 11th, 2016 | category: Business Transformation / E-signatures / Greener Office / Paperless Office

The push to paperless in the office is unrelenting. Not purely because companies wish to become more sustainable, but many organisations understand that the increase in productivity by removing paper can have a significant impact on profitability. I believe in 2016 we will take another significant step towards eliminating paper with a vast increase in…

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The Digital Office: New Research Sheds Light on Requirements

by Amy Fowler | December 11th, 2015 | category: 2nd Generation MPS / Business Transformation / Digital printing / Enterprise MPS / Managed Content Services / Managed Print / MPS Infrastructure / Paperless Office / Productivity / Scanning

Words by Carro Ford, Xerox Enterprise Matters Instead of conversations about the paperless office, more often we now hear talk of the digital office, a more attainable goal. Much of the discussion is ad hoc or opinion, but there is a growing body of research on the subject. One of the most recent is “The…

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How Documents Drive Business Today

by Amy Fowler | November 23rd, 2015 | category: Digital printing / Managed Print / Productivity

Words by Ramon Ray, Xerox Small Business Solutions As the modern office strives to be as paperless as possible, there’s a common assumption that “documents” are a thing of the past. In actuality, documents power 40 percent of business activities today, from presentations to reports to invoices. While the delivery method may have gone from…

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Behind the Scenes: MPS Infrastructure and Service Delivery

by Adam Johnson | October 29th, 2015 | category: 2nd Generation MPS / Enterprise MPS / Managed Print / MPS Infrastructure / Security

Words by Carro Ford, Xerox Enterprise Matters The quality of your Managed Print Services engagement depends a great deal on the provider’s MPS infrastructure. How does the vendor deliver your services behind the scenes? MPS infrastructure typically requires an integrated suite of tools for asset, supply and service delivery management. Expect it to include capabilities…

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Why migrate your print servers when you can also remove them?

by Amy Fowler | October 16th, 2015 | category: Print server management / Productivity / Server Support

Words by Linda van der Westen, Cirrato Windows Server 2003 extended support ended mid July 2015. A lot of time and effort was spent on explaining why organisations would want to migrate to Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Azure or Office 365. Microsoft states that “organisations can achieve concrete benefits, including improved performance, reduced maintenance…

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Beware the paper trail! Why your biggest security threat might be right at your own printer

by Amy Fowler | October 9th, 2015 | category: Managed Print / Security

Words by Justin Doyle, Xerox Small Business Solutions When you hear the words “security breach” what do you imagine? Shifty eyed hackers, slouched over computer monitors in darkened rooms? Black clad cat burglars rifling through your files? It will probably surprise you to learn that the biggest security threats don’t come from outside your business,…

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