The A&A Blog

The Importance of a Print Audit

Posted by A&A Office Systems on April 23, 2019

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 and the Evolution of Print

Posted by John Partenio on March 26, 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and real-life examples of machine learning are suddenly showing up everywhere.

The Benefits of Leasing vs. Buying Printers and Copiers

Posted by John Partenio on February 26, 2019

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.

Benefits of Transforming into a Paperless Office

Posted by A&A Office Systems on January 29, 2019

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.

Benefits of Using a Multifunction Printer for Your Business

Posted by John Partenio on January 22, 2019

An office is only as good as its people, but if your team is struggling with outdated equipment, you could be missing out on valuable potential.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.

How MPS Can Help You Reach Your Sustainability Goals

Posted by John Partenio on December 05, 2018

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.

Print Technology For The Modern Office

Posted by John Partenio on November 12, 2018

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. 

5 Misconceptions of Managed Print Services

Posted by Craig on October 11, 2018

 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.

Ricoh Smart Operation Panel: A Conduit of Collaboration

Posted by Craig on May 31, 2018

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.

Optical Character Recognition: The Unsung Hero of the Modern Office

Posted by Craig on April 11, 2018

In the modern office, there are a lot of processes and devices that make life easier. Some are obvious: card authentication, cloud backups, the break room coffee maker. But others are invisible by design. By design, they do the heavy lifting in the background so you don't have to worry about it. One of the greatest unsung heroes of invisible processes is optical character recognition, or OCR.