The first step in improving business processes is identifying problems within your organization. This analysis piece discusses how you can recognize these issues, understand their relative significance, and uncover their cause.
A well-known Jedi once said, “Our meeting was not a coincidence. Nothing happens by accident.” Star Wars reference aside, when it comes to your document imaging technologies, it’s precisely that: You have to set the intention and then take the necessary steps, not wait around for the problem to magically fix itself. However, it can be a challenge—or more specifically, yet another hurdle for your organization to leap over in a seemingly endless line of hurdles—to make this happen.
“Optimization” isn’t just a big word. As a major facet of managed print services, this methodology of right-sizing an organization’s print environment will have more benefits than the number of syllables it has.
Below the Surface
We live in a connected world. One thing leads to another. Such is the case with MPS, where the engagement works its way up a ladder and eventually becomes a continuous endeavor.
You’ve already determined that your organization is sorely in need of MPS. You’re already aware of how it can reduce your expenditures around everything document imaging—by as much as 30 percent. And you already understand that managed print services isn’t a “one size fits all” strategy and helps solve pain points in your print ecosystem. So, what’s next?
Businesses today are faced with challenges galore. Many have a deep desire to go “green,” even more not only want to improve security but need to, and all organizations regardless of vertical are constantly trying to reduce costs. When it comes to document imaging, managed print services is the cure for this trio of goals, but it can expand—coinciding with company growth—to address myriad other aspects of any size print ecosystem.
This blog post aims to help businesses decide if managed cloud services are right for them, outlining five common characteristics of a managed cloud services customer.
Critical company information passes through all types of devices, including PCs, mobile devices, and your document imaging printers and copiers, every day. What’s more, company information might be stored on these printers and MFPs without your knowledge. Vulnerability extends to devices that sit on the periphery of your network—they, too, are gateways for hackers.
Whether you’re familiar with “managed services,” the “cloud,” or “managed cloud services,” it can be helpful to review these terms as well as potential benefits of managed IT cloud services to your organization. This analysis piece will discuss the managed cloud services market as well as key advantages and components of a managed cloud engagement.
Prevention and Protection Organizations need to continuously prevent themselves from both inside and outside attacks. There are countless data breaches in the recent past—Apple and Citibank, to name just a couple—that not only have had financial repercussions but also regulation and compliance implications as well as public humiliation. Additionally, your print infrastructure should be among[…]
For many years, most organisations look at IT infrastructure spend as a required expense which should be minimised, and the ROI should be stretched over as many years as is safe without introducing undue risk to the business. Intuitively, you would think that spending 100k on infrastructure for 5 years would be more cost effective[…]