There's something about managed services that seems to act like a "siren song" for small businesses. No matter what industry they're in or what their workflows look like, these strong little companies are flocking to managed services solutions, from managed IT to document management--but why would that be? Let's find out!
Here's hoping print security is not a new term for your office. However, it may not be a priority.
It's time to change that: over half of all businesses have experienced a breach of security through a printer security problem.
Could this be you? If you aren't looking for gaps and looking to find solutions, it certainly could be.
Print Security is More Important Than You May Think
Checking for updates, searching for risks, and evaluating your network protection are all critical aspects of any security strategy, including a print security strategy.
When it comes to paper-based processes, there are frequent failures among enterprises. The first downfall of paper systems is the need to find the physical document. Paper can be misfiled or easily lost leading to mismanaged time. It also takes longer to pass paper documents back and forth to receive edits and suggestions. Noticing that time spent looking for files that can become lost in the passing back and forth of materials is the best place to start looking for a solution.
Choosing the best copiers for your business isn't all that complicated, but only when you're armed with some good information. The right copiers can make a positive impact on your workflows, but it's also true that leasing or purchasing one that's a bad match could have the opposite effect.
Here are a few pointers to help you make the right choice for your workgroup's requirements.
Though we wish we could control all of the elements around us, unpredictable events occur all the time. Fires are one of those unforeseen events that cause chaos in our personal and business lives when they strike. In the business world, fires put our documents at incredible risk, as an office fire could cause a company to lose all their information.
Printing issues can have a significant impact on your company's workflows. One of the more frustrating and potentially severe problems has to do with how employees print and retrieve documents.
Facing the Risks
If your company hasn't developed a policy for printing confidential documents, here's what could happen.
Relying on paper in today’s digital world isn’t sustainable anymore. Learning about document management systems and how they benefit your business is a proactive move. Here’s what you need to know.
Let's talk about office organization: do you dream of a day when your workplace is in order? Do you imagine big, sweeping efforts you could make that would set everything right in your office? Do you struggle with annoying disorganization but can't find the time to fix it?
Organizing your office for better productivity can seem daunting, but the reality is that it's just a few simple steps to a more streamlined workplace. Follow along here!
Managed services are easily the new saving grace for many businesses.
From managed print to managed IT to document management, outsourcing those time and money consuming office projects help bump businesses ahead in the competition by allowing employees to focus and managers to set budgets that stick.
Here are a few ways to measure and boost productivity in your office.
• Measure output, not time. Some businesses are so focused on making sure employees punch in and out at the time clock that they forget to keep track of the things that really matter—like projects completed each month, new customer sales, or the success of recent campaigns.
• Encourage accountability. Have everyone write their goals on a shared document, collective whiteboard, or company Facebook page. Employees will be motivated to work harder when they see others succeed at a faster pace.