Print Management Insider Blog

Top Secret: Print Audit 2018 Strategic Initiatives

Posted by West McDonald on Dec 14, 2017 10:54:54 AM

What you are about to read is “Eyes Only” and contains content not designed for consumption by a general audience.  It contains statements and forward thinking content that are highly ambitious and bold in nature.  Those not looking to grow in 2018 should stop reading now.

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Topics: Business Tips, Cost Per Page, Growth, Managed Print Services, Per Seat Billing, print management, sales, seat based billing, infinite device management, print costs, business growth, print servers

Filing, Piling, and the Theory of Relativity: What You Need To Know

Posted by John Hewitt on Feb 7, 2017 2:03:04 PM

It’s amazing to see the major changes in the look and feel of the typical office over the course of the last 50 years. If you have seen TV shows like Mad Men with their 1960’s workplace décor and then compare this to the open space and cubicle jungle concepts of the modern office, you notice a radical change in the physical working environment. The only constant is change, right?
Your office could be old school or new school but one thing remains the same: When it comes to managing documents your people are either Filers or Pilers. Both lay claim to high levels of efficiency and have an unwavering belief that their way is the best way when it comes to managing their documents.

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Topics: MPS, print audit, print management, printers, printing, print costs, Document Management

The Stakes Are Still High

Posted by Charles Rodney on Jan 23, 2017 2:33:53 PM

Since my last blog I received many questions regarding my past, and my experience in my former life as a blackjack player. I cannot answer all of them, but I will take a stab at a few…

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Topics: managed print, Managed Print Services, MPS, print audit, print tracking, sales, sales tips, print costs

To Boldly Go: 5 Winning Traits for Growth in 2017

Posted by West McDonald on Jan 11, 2017 9:32:03 AM

Spock It Up: The new reality of big data & predictive analytics

You can’t read any technology news without running across a bunch of articles on “big data” and predictive analytics. From IBM’s Watson to Google’s open sourced TensorFlow, machine learning and data analytics is everywhere.

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Topics: business strategy, Business Tips, print audit, print management, print tracking, star trek, 2017, print costs, business growth

Print Audit: A Year In Review

Posted by West McDonald on Dec 19, 2016 8:00:00 AM

As you’ve no doubt noticed Print Audit has been very, very busy.  Our mission this year was to save the office equipment industry through transformation!   In 2016 we decided to put all of our efforts into this mission, and the results have been incredible.  Our Premier and Premier Plus members know this first hand, but for others, you might be surprised at all the new things we’ve developed to the betterment of the channel as a whole.  Here are some of the things we’ve been up to:

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Topics: 7 Deadly Sins, avengettes, managed print, Managed Print Services, print audit, print management, print tracking, seat based billing, Top 100 Summit, infinite device management, print costs, convergence radio, year review, print audit insight

Shattered Glass: Women of Influence in the Office Equipment Channel

Posted by West McDonald on Dec 14, 2016 11:41:09 AM

I don’t know if anybody noticed, but in the most recent US election we had a woman running for the highest office in the land. Hillary may not have won but history was still made in a big way. In our own industry, the office equipment channel, the old boys club is getting a shake up too. There are more women in positions of power than ever before.

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Topics: managed print, Managed Print Services, Office Equipment Dealers, print audit, print tracking, print costs, convergence, convergence radio, leaders, office equipment, women

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