The printing industry is undergoing significant changes as seen in other industries: digitization, modernization, data-based decision making, and other technology-focused shifts. These shifts represent the needs of the modern consumer, which include the need to have personalized printed materials as efficiently and quickly as possible.
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A Print Audit is Essential for Every Professional Venture
A print strategy is just as important as marketing or hiring strategies. Without a print audit, it's impossible to get an overall picture of waste and expenditures for the company as a whole. There are many positive long and short-term effects. A few of which include saving money, increased security and efficiency, and decreased environmental impact. If you're skipping your print audit, you're probably leaving money on the table.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and real-life examples of machine learning are suddenly showing up everywhere.
Printers and copiers regulate and handle one of the chief cardinal assets of any business— Documents. The decision between buying or leasing them for your organization can set the tone for success or failure in your business’ day-to-day operations. Of course, there are benefits to either buying or leasing printers and copiers, and which you choose should depend on the needs of your business.
There is a paperless revolution going on right now – companies of all kinds are scrambling to renovate their business models, and revolutionize their business processes, with an eye towards paperless operations.
An office is only as good as its people, but if your team is struggling with outdated equipment, you could be missing out on valuable potential. Take a look around. Where are your employees struggling? There’s a good chance you mentioned several office equipment classics such as the printer, scanner, or fax machine. It’s time to upgrade.
Every business strives to be a purpose-driven story, especially now when people care where their products come from. A survey shows that 58% of U.S. consumer-respondents review a company’s effort for sustainability, specifically its impact on the environment, before making a purchase. Also, the sustainability practices of the company influence the buying decisions of 50% of customers. Many other studies have echoed these findings.
No matter what industry you’re in, and no matter how digital the world gets, every modern office needs printing technology. The only questions are about the type and scale.
In the pantheon of new services available to today's companies, Managed Print Services has its own particular niche. It's a specialty service in an inherently complex business world, and it’s a little bit difficult for some clients to really define.
What if I told you that you that your copier could be a secure customizable, educational, collaborative powerhouse? You might think I'm nuts. You might think you don't need any of that stuff, just the copies, please and thank you.
Well, the jury's still out on the nuts thing but when it comes to making your copier a powerhouse, Ricoh's Smart Operation Panel is the small wonder you should absolutely be making use of.