8 Apr

How Next Generation Managed Print Services Enables Digital Transformation

How Next Generation Managed Print Services Enables Digital Transformation

This is a post co-written by guest contributors Emma Morgan, Segment Marketing Manager and Jan Ergen, Presales Consultant at Fuji Xerox Australia. Traditionally Managed Print Services (MPS) has been regarded in the Banking and Finance Sector largely as an avenue to reduce cost. With Xerox research in the US indicating that for most organisations their documents are split roughly fifty-fifty between paper and digital, it is not surprising that there is huge opportunity for driving efficiency in this area. MPS can indeed achieve significant savings, as much as 30 per cent in some cases, much of which can of course be done by increasing the proportion of digital documentation within a business. However, …

17 Feb

Cheques are Changing

Cheques are Changing

This post is from guest contributor Rob Charlton, Pre-Sales Consultant at Fuji Xerox Australia. It will probably not surprise you to know that the use of cheques in Australia is declining. Over the past 10 years, the rate of decline has been about 7% p.a. In spite of that, Australians still bank a total of around 15 million cheques every month. During 2011, the Australian Payments Clearing Association (APCA) undertook public consultation on the future of cheques. Details are available at http://www.apca.com.au/consultation/index.html. Many submissions stated that, even given the growth in electronic payment channels, there were strong reasons to retain cheques as a payment mechanism. Source: APCA 2011, “The Role of Cheques in …

9 Dec

Barriers to Reimagining the Mortgage Process

Barriers to Reimagining the Mortgage Process

This post is from guest contributor Brad Whatman, Senior Solution Analyst at Fuji Xerox Australia. I recently performed an exercise that involved discussing with banks, mortgage brokers, real estate agents and current mortgage holders the mortgage application process. It was amazing to see that in an era of financial and technological innovation that the mortgage application process hasn’t fundamentally changed in over 40 years. Digitisation in the mortgage industry is a hot topic with the digitisation of both back and front end processes front of mind. This concept was explored in an earlier blog post ‘it pays to digitise in the mortgage industry’, however there still seems to be some way to go …

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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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