5 Dec

Future of Work 2023: Introduction

Future of Work 2023: Introduction

What does the future of work in 2023 look like? As Fuji Xerox straddles the analogue and digital data world, the familiar and the future, we think now is an ideal time to look at what the future of work may be. To explore this question, we have divided the future of work into three focus areas; the future workforce, the future workplace and the future work processes. The future worker will most likely be self-employed and will contract to perform short-term tasks. This will create a Gig economy where temporary positions are common, allowing workers to globalise their skills. The Gig economy is already a reality for many workers, with 34% operating …

24 Oct

The Realities of the Future of Work: What Does it Mean to Students Today?

The Realities of the Future of Work: What Does it Mean to Students Today?

What will the future of work look like for today’s students? What work will look like is constantly evolving. While major transformational change is likely some years away, the seeds are being sewn today for the types of skills students will need to be successful tomorrow. Fuji Xerox have taken a look at what the future worker, workplace and work process may look like over the next five years. The Future Worker The future worker is most likely to be self-employed and contracted to short-term tasks. This will create a gig economy where temporary positions are common, allowing workers to globalise their skills. The gig economy is already a reality for many workers, …

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22 Oct

7 Steps to Help Make Your Business Brand More Memorable

7 Steps to Help Make Your Business Brand More Memorable

Inspired by a Xerox Corporation blog published on March 15, 2018 In a crowded marketplace, it’s more important than ever for your business brand to stand out from the crowd. The secret to creating a memorable brand is maintaining consistency across all the platforms where customers interact with your business—in person, online and in print. The visual elements of your business brand play a critical role in maintaining that consistency. According to one survey, maintaining a consistent brand identity is estimated to increase a company’s revenue by nearly 25 percent per year. However, almost 90 percent of the same survey respondents admitted their organisations have some level of inconsistency in the branded materials …

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22 Oct

How Your Business Can Take Mobile Print to the Next Level

How Your Business Can Take Mobile Print to the Next Level

Inspired by a Xerox corporation blog published on March 1, 2018 By now, nearly every business has either enabled or considered enabling their employees to work remotely – whether from 9-5 or just while they’re on the road. Mobile is increasingly becoming the way we work, and it’s happening fast. An article published by The New York Times revealed that more employees are working remotely than ever before. In fact, by 2020, mobile workers will make up the majority of the workforce, and here’s why. Whether you’re a business owner or you’re just entering the workforce, the growth of mobile as a way to work is great news for everyone. Research has overwhelmingly …

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5 Sep

3 Practical Ideas for Improving Mobility in Your Aged Care Facility

3 Practical Ideas for Improving Mobility in Your Aged Care Facility

As the number of people requiring aged care increases and their family’s expectations around care rise, there is mounting pressure on aged care providers to offer value-added services to improve the experience of their residents and increase the productivity of staff. Offering technological mobility is just one example of how the day-to-day lives of both residents and staff could be improved. This could be as simple as implementing bring your own technology (BYOT) programs which allow residents to print, copy or scan from a common networked multifunction device (MFD) from their own computer, or implementing new workflows which allow staff to update resident information on the go via mobile devices. Below are just …

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20 Aug

Practical Steps to Secure your Print Environment

Practical Steps to Secure your Print Environment

In our previous post, we explored why print security matters. In this post, part two in our series, we provide some practical tips to help businesses who are wondering where to begin when it comes to securing their device. 1. Know your risk. It is necessary to understand the possible causes of data breach, information loss or misuse. By completing a risk assessment, your business can understand the gaps that need to be filled to help implement security improvements. 2. List your priorities by importance and time. Identify which aspects of device security are most important for your business to address first. Dividing these into three buckets will help you to prioritise: Must …

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16 Aug

Why Security Matters

Why Security Matters

When businesses think about print security, their thoughts are often immediately drawn to device security from a technical point of view. Is the device open to hackers? Is our network secure? But there is another key vulnerability to your businesses print security and that is your employees and contractors, the people who are using your device on a daily basis. This post is the first in a two-part series dedicated to exploring what print security looks like and providing practical advice on how you can secure your organisations printers, scanners and fax machines. What does print security look like in 2018? The human interaction required with a device to print, copy and scan …

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13 Aug

Four Ways Smarter Document Management Can Improve Your Bottom Line

Four Ways Smarter Document Management Can Improve Your Bottom Line

Inspired by a blog originally published by Xerox dated 12 April 2018   “Document Management” sounds so tedious, labour intensive and time consuming. It may not be a bundle of laughs, but it should not take time and it should cut costs from your bottom line. To ease the burden, we have been inspired by a recent blog from Xerox with four easy tips to help you toward better document management. 1. Print smarter (if at all) According to the Xerox blog, the average business spends approximately 3% of their annual revenue on printing, making it the third largest expense behind rent and payroll. Most companies underestimate how much they’re spending by around …

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31 Jul

Keeping track of contractors, volunteers and staff at your school

Keeping track of contractors, volunteers and staff at your school

Maintaining a safe environment for both students and staff is a top concern of Principals and School Administrators. Having risk management strategies in place that focuses on preventing, identifying and mitigating risks to children was a key recommendation in the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Sexual Abuse report on Creating Child Safe Institutions. Managing visitors to your school One key risk that was outlined in the NSW Department of Education and Training safety and security directorate on how to be a safer school* was around the management of visitors to a school site including contractors and volunteers.  A key recommendation in the ten steps to protecting schools was developing a visitor management …

31 Jul

Creating Smart Remote Learning Spaces

Creating Smart Remote Learning Spaces

At the recent 2018 EduTech conference there was much discussion around the role technology plays in evolving learning spaces, whether through artificial intelligence, intelligent insights or workspace design. Ambient Computing When components of the Internet of Things (IoT) are in place and working together intelligently, ambient computing is possible. Ambient computing occurs when the computers and electronics within our environment can sense and respond to our presence and needs. Current examples of well-known technologies that utilise ambient computing are home assistant devices such as Google Home. Fuji Xerox’s laboratory in Palo Alto is focused on creating ambient environments that make work more efficient. One application of ambient computing in an education context was …

About nextwork

The next generation of work opens the door to new opportunities and challenges. The workplace of tomorrow will be a transformed place where greater mobility, increased innovation, collaboration and employee flexibility will be key drivers of change. At Fuji Xerox Australia we help businesses integrate data, documents and business processes and turn tomorrow’s documents into knowledge. Nextwork explores the dawn of the ‘new working world’ and how we can successfully harness the opportunities and mitigate the challenges of tomorrow.

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