13 Jun

How do you know when to replace your multifunction device?

How do you know when to replace your multifunction device?

Most of us take our multifunction printers for granted. They sit in the corner and work when we need them… until they don’t! When we can’t print our reports, invoices and presentations it means the difference between winning new business or bringing cash into the bank. But an ineffectual device can impact your business in other ways. So how do you know when to replace your multifunction device? 1.Your print costs are higher than they should be. As organisations grow and change they often acquire new technology but the old devices are still lying around (phones, laptops and even printers). If you have two or three old printers think about consolidating into a …

28 Mar

Meet the face of your digital workforce

Meet the face of your digital workforce

Gone are traditional offices occupied by employees during regular work hours. Digital workspaces powered by technologies are contributing to a digital workforce, leading to increased productivity, cost savings and more mobile and agile workers. But what defines a digital workforce? A digital workforce leverages the capabilities of technologies to perform their duties any time and anywhere. From virtual and global collaboration to adopting a disperse team and even the reengineering of monotonous work using cognitive technologies, the digitisation of the workforce is redefining ways of working. Furthermore, this integration enhances collaboration and knowledge sharing, which helps improve productivity by connecting expertise with work. It also empowers workers to have better control of how …

22 Mar

Top 3 considerations in supporting a mobile workforce

Top 3 considerations in supporting a mobile workforce

Gear up for your mobile workforce   With the growing number of workers depending on mobile devices to get their jobs done, it’s difficult to fathom that smartphones and tablet computers didn’t exist a decade ago. Indeed, more companies today are realising the productivity gains that enterprise mobility can bring. Besides enabling workers to be more productive while on the move, mobile devices also help to enhance customer service and promote self-service in sectors facing labour shortages. Plus, with a new generation of tech-savvy, millennial employees entering the workforce, there is also a growing expectation for employers to provide workers with applications and mobile devices in most aspects of business. What does this …

16 Mar

Protecting your mobile workforce from cyber attacks

Protecting your mobile workforce from cyber attacks

Mobile devices are empowering employees to be more productive than ever before. However, they also expose organisations to cyber attacks by putting massive amounts of company data at risk. Instances such as accessing unsecure Wi-Fi networks with personal devices, ignoring mobile security updates and using unapproved apps and devices open up new opportunities for cyber attacks. Ponemon Institute’s 2016 Cost of Data Breach report revealed that when it comes to the biggest threats to endpoint security, IT and IT security practitioners point to mobile-related threats. The most frequently cited threat? “Negligent or careless employees who do not follow security policies”. It is thus imperative to devise a cyber security strategy to guard against …

27 Oct

Setting up the office of the future, today

Setting up the office of the future, today

Take a look around your office, and chances are some of the equipment you see on your desk or being used by your colleagues would have been confined to the realms of science fiction just a few short years ago. The world of consumer and business technology moves incredibly quickly, whether with incremental improvements to existing devices or brand new, revolutionary items that can impact the entire world. Keeping your organisation up-to-date may no longer be enough – the most successful businesses need to be able to predict how the office environment will change in the coming years and remain agile enough to adapt. Expert research into technological evolution can shed some light …

13 Sep

Security Tip: How to Secure your BYOD future

Security Tip: How to Secure your BYOD future

If you don’t already know, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is thriving. Tech Pro Research’s study confirms the trend, saying 74 per cent of organisations are either already using, or planning to allow employees to bring their own devices into the office for business use. While this may be good news for companies and employees, translating to a boost in productivity as employees work on-the-go, it is an added burden to IT departments tasked with security. By letting employees use their own devices for work purposes, pertinent company data can be compromised. Fuji Xerox’s Working Folder is a simple, yet highly functional cloud document management solution that equips businesses with complete data …

6 Sep

How to Protect your Mobile Workspace

How to Protect your Mobile Workspace

As demand for remote working increases, SMEs should tighten access to cloud services through mobile integration and regulation of mobile devices. So how do you go about regulating mobile access? With a mobile print for business application. With the ubiquity of laptops, smartphones, and easy Wi-Fi access enabling employees to be location-restricted no longer, nearly 61% of them reportedly spend at least part of the time working remotely. In fact, the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) workforce in the Asia-Pacific region is forecast to grow to a whopping AUD 87.68 billion by 2019. As the world progresses in the direction of a fully mobile workspace, the productivity and agility of workers has improved immensely thanks to the almost-constant level of …

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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