30 Jan

Managed print services helping educators move forward

Managed print services helping educators move forward

When it comes to streamlining workflows in the education sector, there are few areas as ripe for improvement as the document and imaging departments. In primary, secondary and tertiary education, vast quantities of paperwork need to be distributed between departments, students, teachers and administrators. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) notes that there are over 3.7 million students enrolled in schools across the nation, while university enrollments make up a further 1.3 million according to the Australian Education Network. With so many people participating in the education sector, obviously managing certain systems can become pretty hectic.   Managed print services growing in popularity   To cope with often demanding print solutions, many organisations …

2 Mar

How to intelligently manage business costs

How to intelligently manage business costs

Businesses certainly need to focus on revenue growth, driving the bottom line to remain profitable in any given market. While this is often the primary objective of many organisations, cost management is equally important. Without appropriate governance of expenditure, companies can quickly become bloated. Rampant, uncontrolled spending can become a serious issue, to the detriment of the organisation as a whole. Intelligent cost management solutions are the answer for businesses of any size, as they can help boost profits and even make the company more competitive. Measuring and tracking costs In order to effectively manage costs within a business, it’s important to firstly establish oversight of current spending. This means assessing costs, reviewing baseline spending, and looking ahead to any future costs …

31 Jul

Managed Print Services Trends and Future-Gazing

Managed Print Services Trends and Future-Gazing

As a leader in the provision of managed print services we continually contemplate what may happen in these services and how we can evolve to meet customers’ ever-changing needs. Gartner’s hype cycle (below) demonstrates the changes we have seen in print and managed print services over time, including the increasing integration of the multifunction device into business processes and using connectors and workflow software. The changing work styles including flexible and activity based working have encouraged inclusion of mobile printing as an option plus cloud integration for “access anywhere, anytime” to information, and a focus on security and sustainability and enabled us to deploy solutions such as “follow me” printing or print on …

22 Jan

Managed Print Service Makes Strong Environmental Sense

Managed Print Service Makes Strong Environmental Sense

Delivering measurable environmental benefits is increasingly crucial to both improving operational efficiency and demonstrating forward-thinking strength to investors and the public alike. Fuji Xerox Australia commonly employs its peer-reviewed Xerox Environmental Footprint Calculator (EFC) software to help organisations assess the environmental impact of their print activities. Analysis of approximately 6,302 devices in Australia found that Managed Print Service (MPS) solutions deliver significant and quantifiable improvements to environmental performance. The environmental strength of an MPS approach benefits multiple industries: our data was drawn from organisations across enterprise, government and education. In every instance, we found that a mature MPS approach dramatically reduced energy use and waste production associated with office printing. This was the …

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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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