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Print Management, Breaking it Down

Most organizations underestimate the total cost of print production by as much as 50%. According to a recent Gartner Group study, organizations can spend as much as 3% of their total annual revenue on document output. Very often, those organizations will find that the majority of the output is from laser printers. Those costs range from toner and parts to service labor and network management. The real challenge is that most organizations do not understand how to measure or manage these costs. Without measurable controls in place to control these costs, positively affecting the bottom line is nearly impossible.

What Are Electronic Forms And Why Should You Care?

 Electronic forms come in two varieties. The first are client or user based forms. The second are server based forms. Understanding the differences between these forms and the benefits can dramatically help increase your operational efficiencies in your workplace.

The Important Specs for Home Printers

When looking at buying printers and other office equipment, there are so many specifications that it can be difficult to sift through them all to find the important figures. Well let us help you out here. The specs below are the main ones you'll want to take into consideration when looking for printing equipment. While others will aid in your decision, these figures must be known before any purchase decision is made.

Cost Reduction in Print

It is no doubt that documents are truly the key vehicle by which information flows through any organization. Documents, whether electronic or paper-based, are critical to an organization’s operation. Printing and reproducing those documents can be a very costly endeavor.

Unmasking the True Cost of Printing

Even though an average of 2% of annual revenues are consumed with office printing, most companies have no idea how much they are spending to operate their fleet of laser printers. Most costs associated with printing go unaudited and most organizations spend far more in print reproduction than they realize.