5 Questions to Get You Thinking about Print Management

It makes no difference how big your company is or what industry you’re in, the net-net is that you want to save money. One area of your business that provides a golden opportunity to achieve this goal, along with addressing information security and environmental concerns, is your print environment.

The relationship between document imaging technologies and users is symbiotic: You can’t have one without the other. However, when organizations restructure their print environment, many of them place all the emphasis on the hardware and don’t address the human factor.

3 Tactics for Becoming a “Less Paper Office”

It really is a simple equation: Cut down on your printing and you’ll cut down on your costs.

To many people the “paperless office” is the Holy Grail, but the more realistic goal is the “less paper office”—and print management software can get there you. By placing your employees’ printing behavior under the microscope, you’ll promote both eco- and cost-conscious document output.

Printer and MFP Supplies: What’s the Norm?

The types of printer and multifunction printer (MFP) supplies used in your organization can have a significant impact on cost as well as the effectiveness of your internal and external/customer communications. Before deciding on the appropriateness of your current supplies mix, it may be helpful to consider some norms around supplies use in North American businesses. This blog post will provide some key findings in this area.

Is Personal Printing at the Office a Problem?

When asked whether they print personal documents at the office, 78% of U.S. workers reported that they sometimes do. Keypoint Intelligence/InfoTrends suspects that in most cases, eliminating personal printing in the office will have more drawbacks than doing nothing. Nevertheless, some organizations may see a need to set limits, or require compensation if personal prints exceeds an allowable limit.

Paperless Office? No. Less-Paper Office? Yes.

While office print volume is declining at a rate of about 2% per year, Keypoint Intelligence/InfoTrends believes that paper will continue to play a significant role in businesses in the years ahead. This analysis piece discusses key reasons for printing, as well as opportunities for digitizing certain business processes.

Legal Process Automation: Where Do You Stand?

This blog post will provide suggestions for law firms seeking to evaluate the effectiveness of their business processes in place, as well as act on this information. This evaluation process should include consideration of whether the current level of automation is sufficient or in need of improvement.

Print Behavior Changing for the Better

What Is Print Management?

An organization’s document imaging technologies can put a strain on people’s time while being a drain on the bottom line. This leads to two things businesses never want to hear: low return on investment, high total cost of ownership. And then there’s this:

82% of employees report that some of the printing they do at work is optional, that is, it’s either for personal use nor required by the business process (meaning it could be done digitally). –InfoTrends Research