25 Nov

Making the transition to digital workflows

Making the transition to digital workflows

In the never-ending pursuit for efficiency and productivity, most organisations around the globe are seeing the benefits of transitioning to the digital realm for at least part of their operations. Disruptive technology and modern workflow solutions have blazed new trails into the office environment, and there’s still plenty of scope for further innovations. The transition away from physical print appears to be continuing, with the International Data Corporation (IDC) recently reporting that Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) revenues from ink cartridges had fallen by 5.1 per cent in Q4 2015. As more offices embrace digitalisation, the benefits to internal processes and record management are becoming abundantly clear.   Why are digital workflows so popular? …

18 Apr

When is the right time to digitise?

When is the right time to digitise?

The amount of global information has now far exceeded what many would have thought possible even 10 years ago. In fact, a report from CSC1 noted that by 2020, there could be around 28 zettabytes in total, compared to the 6.32 zettabytes now. While most organisations won’t need to access such significant quantities of data in the course of daily operations, data growth in general is starting to cause problems. Now, workers in every sector are having to spend countless hours sifting through pools of unstructured data in order to find what they’re looking for. Let’s take a look at a sector like mobile data that Gartner2 recently predicted would grow 59 per cent this year, reaching …

18 Jun

Annual Wage Review could mean cost pressure for businesses

Annual Wage Review could mean cost pressure for businesses

Businesses are faced with cost pressure on a regular basis, so any increase to the national minimum wage is likely to mean cost pressure. On June 2, the Fair Work Commission awarded such an increase – granting a 2.5 per cent jump in the national minimum wage. This is an increase of $16 per week, and the weekly wage now sits at $17.29 per hour. While this will mean cost pressure for businesses, it’s also an opportunity to take a good look at internal operations and make some practical cost-cutting changes. 1) Minimise your costs New technologies mean many businesses will have the opportunity to effectively reduce costs without a large amount of effort. Smart …

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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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