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Where the Money Lives Series: Conclusion

Posted by Sean Halliday on Jan 9, 2018 8:00:00 AM

I love Document Management!  I get such satisfaction in helping people organize their documents, and in seeing them use information effectively to achieve their goals.  It seems almost unbelievable that the simple act of organizing documents is such a ‘game changer’ for many people and companies…but it is, and it matters!  And we have a lot of sharable expertise to provide our partners.

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Topics: 7 Deadly Sins, Document Management, content management, neostream, selling, sales tips, document security

Creatively Approaching Support & Maintenance Services

Posted by Sean Halliday on Nov 1, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Where the Money Lives Series,  Part 5: Creatively Approaching Support & Maintenance Services

In the previous article, Helping People Change Their Work Habits, we spoke about Change Management and generally helping people progress their corporate documentation work behaviors to a new way.  This article picks up on that theme with opportunities to create support and maintenance programs that really make a difference for your clients.

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Topics: 7 Deadly Sins, Document Management, content management, neostream, Change Management, technical support, Service

The 7 Deadly Sins of Document Management

Posted by Sean Halliday on Oct 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM

More than ever in the history of mankind, organizations are looking to modernize their business practices as they aspire for greatness at the altar of digital transformation. Sadly, the paper based workflows of the past are holding them back and they are praying for somebody to come to their rescue. Fortunately for them, salvation is at hand with the help of a great Document Management system!

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Topics: 7 Deadly Sins, Document Management, content management, neostream

Winning Tips For Getting Phase 1 Professional Services Right The First Time

Posted by Sean Halliday on Sep 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Where the Money Lives Series,  Part 2:   Winning Tips For Getting Phase 1 Professional Services Right The First Time

Document Management systems don’t yet offer the ‘one-click install’ feature like apps in an App Store do – unfortunately!  Wouldn’t it be great if you simply needed to enter your company name, click “install” and out pops an enterprise Document Management system?!?  Maybe someday, but not today.

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Topics: Business Tips, sales tips, selling, neostream, Document Management, content management

Why You Need To Think About SaaS

Posted by Sean Halliday on Sep 22, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Where the Money Lives Series, Part 1:  Why You Need To Think About SaaS

The world of software is changing dramatically these days.  The ‘Software as a Service’ model is not only disrupting how end-user companies buy software, it’s changing the way traditional software companies run their businesses.  From the manufacturers to the resellers and implementers, companies along the value-chain are redefining their business models to adapt to the buying preferences of their client base.  Subscription based revenue is a great opportunity, and one that can stabilize your business for years to come.

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Topics: Managed Print Services, print management, neostream, Document Management, content management

Where the Money Lives: Series Introduction

Posted by Sean Halliday on Sep 21, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Running a Document Management Division within an Office Equipment Dealership, VAR and Managed Service Company

When I was a kid, I used to go out Halloweening with my friends for hours – we’d literally fill our pillow cases with   so much candy that our backs would ache by the time we returned home…then the real fun started! After my  Mom did her ‘safety check’ (which included a heavy tithe for the service), the candy was mine all mine. And so I  did what any anally-retentive, over-organized kid would do – I  organized it. Oh did I find comfort and joy in organizing all that candy! Neat stacks of Kit-Kats, Aero bars, a sucker section and even a tidy little area for the ‘unclassified’ randoms. My happy place – a fully organized candy drawer.

 

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Topics: Managed Print Services, neostream, Document Management, content management, SharePoint

Coping with the Loss of a File

Posted by Sean Halliday on Aug 17, 2017 8:00:00 AM

So you’ve decided to avoid the pain and cost of another lost or missing file. You are going to move your file room to SharePoint. Excellent choice!  Did you know SharePoint is more than a file system? It provides multiple safeguards to protect you and your team from not just misplaced filing but overly-ambitious editing and outright file deletion.

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Topics: Managed Print Services, print audit, neostream, Document Management, Printing

5 Reasons to Go Paperless in 2017

Posted by Sean Halliday on Jul 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Paper has always been an amazing safety net. Something that we can always rely on and take with us anywhere. But if done properly, going paperless can be as seamless and reliable as paper, only more cost efficient and secure. 

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Topics: print audit, Printing, neostream, Document Management

7 Intranet Graphic Design Tips

Posted by Sean Halliday on Jun 2, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Corporate Intranets aren’t usually the first thing that come to mind when thinking of a rich, engaging web surfing experiences. You can understand why - an Intranet is meant to be the place to go to when looking for corporate policies, forms, news, events and documents. We aren’t selling cars here! 

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Topics: Managed Print Services, print audit, neostream, Document Management, Intranet

Worried About Ransomware? 3 Ways Your Corporate Secrets Are At Risk

Posted by West McDonald on May 24, 2017 11:26:45 AM

It seems all we see in the news anymore is another article about Ransomware and it certainly has gripped the popular (and fearful) imagination.  I know a couple of people who have fallen victim to it and you probably do to.  But I know a TON more people who have stories to share about data breaches and leaks from “the inside.”  In most cases they know the secrets left the office but they have no idea how or when.  Unlike ransomware, these threats to data security exist under our noses every day and most people don’t even know that it’s happening.  

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Topics: Document Management, neostream, print management, security, document security, ransomware, cyber security, Managed Print Services, Managed IT

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