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IT Strategy

Innovative Office Solutions for Safe Workplace Re-Entry During COVID

If you’re like most businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic caused a swift and resounding change to your office’s life as you once knew it. Suddenly, previously packed buildings sit empty out as...
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Managed Print

Three Printing Stats That Are Terrifying to Your IT Budget

When I start talking with potential new clients, I often find that their companies massively overlook print spend as a major culprit behind their rapidly depleting budgets or chronic...
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Cost Reduction

Where Is My IT Department Wasting Time?

Time flies when you’re having fun. It also flies when you’re insanely busy managing an information technology department—and it's in times like these that you stop prioritizing more efficient...
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IT Strategy

4 Essential Office Safety Measures During COVID-19

Employees are slowly heading back into the office, but this doesn’t mean that it’ll be business as usual anytime soon. Instead, we’re facing an unfamiliar reality of what the “new normal” of life...
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IT Strategy

3 Ways Your Office Print Process Loses You Time And Money

As a manager, few tasks are more critical than ensuring the efficiency of your team. It's also shocking how even the smallest things can impact your bottom line in a big way.
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IT Innovation

How to Make a Better IT Department Budget

A transparent, organized, and complete IT budget makes it easier for your team and company to track and plan for your annual costs, balance your finances, and justify new, innovative expenditures....
Print Security

Smart Cybersecurity Tips for Working From Home

Are you one of the thousands—maybe even millions—of people now working from home due to coronavirus? If so, it’s probably a sudden and surprising transition, especially if you’ve never experienced...
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Managed Print

5 Ways To Reduce Costs In Your IT Department

As IT leaders, you’re often faced with the difficult task of making budget cuts. Whether those cuts are big or small, it never fails to be a tricky process.
IT Strategy

What Are Managed Print Services?

If you’re an IT professional or business leader, you've likely heard of something called a managed print service, or MPS. But what exactly is it, and what are the top benefits of a managed print...
Cost Reduction

How Managed Print Services Can Reduce IT Help Desk Tickets

Even the best IT departments sometimes struggle to keep up with that always growing pile of help desk tickets. In order to keep their company running smooth, IT must quickly respond to requests...
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Print Reduction

5 Questions To Ask a Prospective Managed Print Service Partner

So your company has made the decision to partner with a Managed Print Service (MPS) provider? Great decision! By taking this leap, you'll soon save your business time, money, and tons of...
Print Reduction

The Best Print Cost Reduction Software

Something that most companies have in common is the desire to save money with little effort. One of the easiest ways to do that is by reducing how much your office prints. The truth is that price...
Managed Print

4 Ways to Create a More Eco-Friendly Office Print Environment

More than ever, we’re discovering the importance of running a business with sustainable practices. Not only are green workplace strategies great for the planet—they also cut print costs and boost...
Print Reduction

4 Tips When Choosing a Managed Print Services Company

So, your business is finally ready to partner with an expert managed print service provider, or MPS. Great decision! You've just made the first step in optimizing your office print environment,...
Managed Print

Managed Print Services vs. Doing it Yourself (DIY)

Just because you can tackle any Pinterest or Home Depot project with perfection doesn’t mean you should use the same tactic for your print management system. 
IT Strategy

Why Your Business Should Use Software to Control and Monitor Print

How much paper did your office print last week? Who has access to your printers? Do you know the current toner left in each machine? Which error messages continually pop up on your devices?
Managed Print

How Much Does an Office Printer or Copier Cost?

Knowing that you need a new device for your office is just the first step in the printer or copier purchase process. Now, it’s time to figure out which machine is right for your business, and that...
Managed Print

Can a Managed Print Service Lower Print Costs?

Many businesses overlook partnering with a managed print service provider, or MPS, because it sounds like one more added monthly expense. It’s not cheap to run a company, so why pay extra for a...
Managed Print

5 Questions to Ask When Buying a New Office Printer or Copier

In the grand scheme of business decisions, the purchase of a new printer or copier for the office might feel insignificant. However, it is an often expensive buy with long-term ramifications—both...
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Managed Print

Which HP Printer or Copier Should I Buy?

On the surface, this might sound like an easy enough question. How complicated can it be to choose an HP office printer or copier?
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Managed Print

8 Surprising Facts about Office Print and Paper Spend

Here at imageOne, we’re unapologetically obsessed with everything print. We can also understand why the average person wouldn’t expect many secrets or surprises within our industry.
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Managed Print

Should I Lease or Buy A Printer for My Office?

When you begin working with a Managed Print Services (MPS) partner, there are many potential options such as printers, copiers, and multifunction devices that are best for your office's...
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Managed Print

How Do I Know If My Printer Is Secure?

Your office printers are just as vulnerable to security threats as any desktop or laptop computer. All it takes is one small crack in your network’s armor. Then, a single sneaky hacker—or even an...
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Managed Print

The Most Secure Print Devices in the World

Hackers from around-the-globe would love to break into your printer and gain access to your organization's sensitive information, just like they would to your desktop computer. After all, printers...
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Cost Reduction

How To Get the Best Cost Per Page for My Office Printers

We all want the biggest bang for our print management buck. However, we also want fantastic service that offers incredible results. So, how can you perfectly balance price with quality to find...
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Managed Print

What’s the Average Price of a Copier?

As most can imagine, the average price of an office copier dramatically varies depending on its power, speed, functionality, volume, and more. But how exactly do those variables affect the final...
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Managed Print

How Long Should a Printer or Copier Last?

Is it time to buy a new printer or copier for your business? Before making this big purchase, you'll want to know how long the machine is likely to last. Also, what should you know prior to...
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Cost Reduction

How PaperCut Can Reduce Your Print Costs Quick!

As a print management specialist, it’s nearly impossible to talk about reducing print costs without discussing PaperCut. After all, the biggest culprit behind unnecessarily high printing costs is...
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Managed Print

How is CPP (Cost Per Page) Determined for Managed Print Services?

In the managed print world, few numbers have more importance than the cost per page. In short, this tiny number—which often runs under a penny—will have a significant impact on the final price...
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Managed Print

Wonder How to Secure Print? Here's Where You Should Start

Is network security a priority for your business? Let’s be honest--of course it is! If you’re looking to enhance your printer security strategy, here’s what you need to know to get started.
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Print Security

The Best Copier Security Solutions for Finance, Legal, and Other Industries

Many people believe that copier security only involves the physical paper used within each device. In reality, great copier security is actually much more complicated. Regardless of your industry,...
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Print Security

4 Printer Security Tips to Avoid a Data Breach

If the idea of a data breach terrifies you, honestly, it should. 
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Print Security

HP Security Manager: The Watchdog of Printer Security

Here’s a statistic that will blow your mind: when it comes to printers, fewer than 25% of businesses comply with standard security protocols. However, when businesses use HP Security Manager, that...
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Print Security

Is Your Organization Making These 4 Printer Security Mistakes?

Every printer is an important part of your company’s network security strategy—yet they’re often overlooked. Instead, people think of them as “just printers” and not the computers filled with...
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Managed Print

4-Step Guide to Building a Secure Printing Strategy

Does worrying about data security keep you up at night? You’re not alone.
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Print Security

3 Keys to Ensure That You're Sending Documents Securely

Whenever we talk to IT leaders, one point always stands clear: strong security tops their priority list. As new threats emerge, IT focuses much of their time and resources on ensuring that they’re...
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Managed Print

How Insurance Companies Can Reduce Print Costs and Paper Volume

It’s no secret that printing paper, plus the high prices of ink and toner, can be a huge financial cost for insurance companies. Between policy decks, marketing collateral, and claim documents,...
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Managed Print

4 Steps to Optimize Your Managed Print Solutions

Although working alongside an experienced managed print service (MPS) provider is the best way to streamline your in-office print process, it’s not the only way. In fact, it’s possible to improve...
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Print Security

The Top 2 Print Priorities for Manufacturers

In the manufacturing industry, things are constantly changing. Is your team ready to respond to those changes? Often, it this means reconfiguring machines to reflect updated product lines or...
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Managed Print

3 Things Oil and Energy Companies Should Look for in a Managed Print Partner

In the oil and energy industry, there’s little margin for error. With a high volume of day-to-day printing, large expenses invested in supplies, and remote locations that require exceptional...
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Managed Print

A Quick Guide to Examining Your Printing Process

Excellent time management is key to running a successful business. However, many companies and their IT team waste precious hours resolving the same recurring printer problems instead of...
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Managed Print

The Benefits of Managed Print for Financial Companies

Few companies can benefit from a strong managed print service (MPS) strategy more than the financial industry.
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Managed Print

5 Questions Every IT Manager Should Ask Themselves About Print

The key to an IT department’s success it to automate and streamline as many processes as possible so they’re running smoothly in the background while your staff focuses on strategic initiatives...
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Cost Reduction

PaperCut MF vs PaperCut NG

PaperCut is an extremely valuable print management software application designed for both scalability and flexibility that helps you minimize print waste, save print supplies, improve document...
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Cost Reduction

What Are Self-Healing Printers?

When assessing your technological environment for potential cyber-attacks, your office printer is probably not the first thing that comes to mind – most people would never suspect an unprotected...
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Cost Reduction

How PaperCut Can Reduce Printing Costs

Print management is about more than filling printer trays with paper and ordering new toner cartridges for the office. Modern software now allows companies to implement print policies and user...
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Print Reduction

What To Consider With an HP MPS Program

HP is one of the most popular printer brands that MPS providers utilize when managing print environments. HP has 5 different classes of printers and multi-function devices that range all the way...
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Print Reduction

How Many Printers Should An Office Have?

"Does my office have too many printers, too few, or is it just right?"
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IT Strategy

What to Expect When Working With a Managed Print Partner

A managed print services (MPS) partner provides a proven process that many companies are using to free up their IT staff and save money. Finding the right MPS partner can be a challenging task, so...
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Cost Reduction

Troubleshooting: How to Fix Common Printer Problems

There is nothing more frustrating than running into printing issues right before a tight deadline. Whether you can’t get rid of streaky lines on your documents or you’re consistently running into...
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Print Reduction

What To Expect When Getting a MPS Quote

What are Managed Print Services? Managed Print Services (MPS) include the provision of external services by a managed print service provider that involves maintaining print and multi-function...
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Print Reduction

Should I Lease or Buy Printers and Copiers?

The next time your business needs printers or copiers you will no doubt have to make a decision that many companies struggle with.
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Print Reduction

The MPS Engagement Process

Managed Print Services (MPS) is the comprehensive management of an organization’s print environment. This service can include the design and set up, monitoring, and ongoing maintenance of the...
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IT Strategy

Printer Replacement vs Printer Repair

Issues that affect the functionality of your print devices can significantly impact on the productivity of your work environment and leave your team feeling frustrated. Eventually, all printers...
Print Security

Are Printers Vulnerable to Security Risks?

The topic of security has received a lot of attention lately due to the recent hacks of high-profile companies. It seems like we can’t turn on the news anymore without hearing about a recent...
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IT Strategy

The Impact Of Your Data Storage Practices On Security

Ensuring your company’s data is secure is an essential part of your job. But with new threats popping up every day, it can be difficult to determine what practices and processes you need to...
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Print Security

Three Myths About IT Security

Headless worms. Shadow IT. Hackers. It’s a scary world out there: how are you going to protect yourself, your IT department and your company from these threats and others?
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Insider

Your IT Strategy vs. “Shadow IT”

To the uninitiated, the term “shadow IT” may conjure up images of mysterious hackers in dimly-lit rooms or ghostly apparitions fixing printers. But in our IT department, we know that shadow IT is...
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Managed Print

Three Ways Managed Print Makes Every IT Person’s Job Easier

If you what managed print is, and why printers can be such a threat to your IT budget, then you probably understand why a managed print service (MPS) can make your business work more efficiently,...
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Cost Reduction

The Top 3 Most Common Sources of IT Inefficiency

What do you think the most common time-wasters are in IT? You’d be surprised: it’s not always your printer fleet or most recently-written piece of script. Instead, the areas that most commonly...
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IT Strategy

Maximizing Your IT Strategy Goal, Part 2: Company-wide Cohesion

According to CIO.com’s 2016 State of the CIO Report, today’s IT leaders find themselves having to balance functional efficiency, security and digital transformation within your company. All three...
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CIOs

Maximizing Your IT Strategy Goal, Part 3: Increase IT Transparency

As the head of IT, you make sure your company works. Every computer issue, cloud storage problem, security breach and paper jam falls under your jurisdiction, so you need to be on top of every...