Green Office Blog

5 Steps to a More “Optimized” Print Environment.

Posted by Melliza Giliomee on Aug 28, 2017 8:30:00 AM

It’s no secret that organisations are seeking to cut down on costs and what better and more effective way to do so than starting with the print environment.

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Topics: MPS, Managed Print Services, Managed Print Environments, Managed Print, print Environment

What to Consider When Choosing a Print Supplier - 3 Simple Guidelines:

Posted by Mandisi Dabula on Aug 25, 2017 8:30:00 AM

When choosing a print supplier, it is often easy to overlook the practicalities that might hinder the fit between what your business envisaged as a final solution, as opposed to what you might get after the fact.  Typically, this happens when there are a few oversights in decision making pertaining to what your business wants as opposed to what your business needs.  The understanding of your business’s drivers, is often more important before choosing the correct company to fulfil your needs in the print space.

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Topics: Managed Print Environments

HOW DOES YOUR MANAGED PRINT SERVICE STACK UP?

Posted by Francois P. Naude on Aug 23, 2017 11:39:38 AM

 

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Topics: MPS, Managed Print

The Vendor Management Journey – Why Clients’ Don’t “let go”

Posted by Chasthi Grant on Aug 11, 2017 3:19:28 PM

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Topics: Vendor Management

Printing and the POPI Act, What You Need to Know

Posted by Riaan Jansen van Rensburg on Aug 11, 2017 3:17:09 PM

According to South African Law, everyone has the right to privacy (Section 14 of Constitution of South Africa, 1996).  The right to privacy includes a right to protection against the unlawful collection, retention, dissemination and use of personal information.  What does this mean in the World of Printing?  It means pages printed with personal information need to be controlled, but how do you do this?

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Topics: POPI Act

THE VENDOR MANAGEMENT JOURNEY – Reasons to Trust The Vendor Manager

Posted by Chasthi Grant on Aug 11, 2017 3:14:32 PM


  1. Reduce Costs

The word “Savings”, when embarking on this journey with the client, is of highest priority.  Majority of clients will now have increased visibility of their vendors costing through the vendor management process.  In addition, through the vendor management process, the client will reap the benefits of negotiating better rates, thus increasing profit margin.

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Topics: Vendor Management

5 Things to Consider When Purchasing Printers and Copiers

Posted by tshepo choechoe on Aug 11, 2017 3:12:55 PM

Purchasing a printer or copier may be one of the most daunting tasks one would need to carry out for the organisation.  Often, these big monstrous car-like contraptions all look the same, just with a different name and often with an alpha numerical that is more like a formula to an intergalactic mineral.  Be that as it may, purchasing a copier/printer is quite important and there are a few things to consider before leaping into the commitment of procuring it.  

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Topics: printers/copiers

5 Tips to Deliver on Customer Managed Print Expectations

Posted by David Whitehead on Aug 11, 2017 3:07:33 PM

 

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Topics: Managed Print Expectations

Managed Print Environments

Posted by Peter Naicker on Aug 11, 2017 3:03:54 PM

We live in the age of technology, with that said, ask many companies what they spend on their print environment and you will be surprised by how few companies really know. To make matters worse, we have found that many companies do not know how many devices they have and the location of those devices.  This creates a major risk within the business as it leads to costs being unmanaged.  Just to clear up any confusion, when I say “Print Environment”, I am referring to all printer and copiers that a company is making use of.

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Topics: Managed Print Environments

Print Accounting Software, What to Consider

Posted by Riaan Jansen van Rensburg on Aug 11, 2017 2:56:48 PM

So, your company decides to purchase print accounting software for various reasons, such as:

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Topics: Print Accounting Software, What to Consider