18 Apr

Your guide to capable scanning software solutions

Your guide to capable scanning software solutions

The ability to scan paper documents, whether they’re old records that need to be archived or new receipts that must be logged down the track, is likely something many take for granted. However, there’s much more to scanning than just converting paper into soft images. With the right software, you can convert documents into usable data that you can utilise throughout the business, as well as clearing up any errors on the page. In effect, it comes down to improving business efficiency – something that’s essential in this day and age. “Sooner or later, any company not operating efficiently will be out of business,” said Laurie McCabe, vice president of small and medium …

11 Apr

Taking advantage of cost management solutions

Taking advantage of cost management solutions

Focusing on reducing operational costs is something all businesses prioritise, but there’s a good chance that many organisations aren’t addressing a golden area of opportunity: printing. This is an essential part of operations for nearly every modern business, but without attention it’s prone to significant bloat as well as cost overruns. Now, it’s time to have a think about new cost management solutions. Streamlining through software Taking advantage of new software can help organisations to streamline and reduce costs, while eliminating the need for expensive onsite hardware installations and ongoing maintenance. A paper released by GreenPrint Technologies1 noted the importance of streamlining, both as a way of cutting costs and ensuring that the business has an adequate focus on …

11 Apr

Data management through a proven solution

Data management through a proven solution

Information is increasing across the globe, and it’s not likely to slow down. A joint study from the EMC Corporation and the International Data Corporation (IDC)1 explained that the so-called ‘digital universe’ is set to grow by 40 per cent per year into the next decade. In fact, by 2020, the study estimates that there will be almost as many digital bits as the total number of stars in the universe. Organisations need effective data management strategies, especially given the value of information, and digitisation looks to be one effective solution. The importance of effective data management In every industry, whether it’s education or aged care, data continues to grow. In education, it’s related to …

14 Jan

With mobile growing, businesses need to consider new solutions

With mobile growing, businesses need to consider new solutions

Mobile has come to play a significant role in the business world, with smartphones, tablets and other ultra-portable computers used in every niche and for nearly every purpose. There’s a good case to be made for mobile technologies in the workplace: They make great tools for staying in touch, sharing information regardless of location and enabling collaboration between staff. Many businesses would appear to be recognising these benefits, as Gartner predicts a substantial rise in mobile data growth this year. For companies thinking that now is the time to take the ball and run with it in regards to mobile initiatives, there needs to be a degree of planning. Cloudy with a high chance of mobile …

25 Aug

The importance of a good work-life balance

The importance of a good work-life balance

In modern businesses there’s often a substantial amount of pressure placed on employees to get tasks completed and leave the office on time. It’s called a work-life balance, and many organisations can find it difficult to manage. Workplace website WhenWorkWorks.org explained in a report the importance of a good work-life balance for employees as the following: “Having the support, schedule and flexibility you need at work in order to effectively manage your work and personal/family responsibilities.” Thanks to technology, however, companies can start to use modern solutions to solve the issue. Deploying FreeFlow Core New technologies have changed how businesses operate – whether it’s customer interaction or how print jobs are processed from mobile devices. Technology …

30 Jun

Doing Business, Better eBook

Doing Business, Better eBook

Journalists from Switzer Daily have taken an in-depth look at three common problem areas for small to medium businesses, and how they can be addressed to save money, increase efficiency and boost productivity. For example any small and medium businesses still operate on manual, paper-based accounts payable systems, which can be inefficient, prone to errors, and actually drain money from the business when they should be helping to save it. Many businesses also struggle to get a handle on the cost of office printing and document management, which can seriously impact their bottom line in ways they don’t even realise. Lastly, many businesses are struggling to take full advantage of mobile technology, which …

16 Jun

Capable solutions for small businesses

Capable solutions for small businesses

Running a small business is no easy task, and it’s often a constant challenge to keep things like costs and employee productivity in check. Thankfully, there are solutions available that can offer substantial operational improvements to small businesses – especially when it comes to printing Document management This is one of the best ways for a company to improve operations, as it offers benefits in a number of areas. Document management solutions make it easy to archive and retrieve documents, reduce the volume of prints and even boost communications. Document management solutions can be put in place in companies ranging from five employees to 50. Going mobile Mobility has become a critical area for businesses, …

8 May

Smart Solutions & Compelling Speakers: PrintEx 15

Smart Solutions & Compelling Speakers: PrintEx 15

Next week PrintEx 2015 opens its doors to more than 8,000 industry professional, from 13-15 May, at Sydney Showground in Sydney Olympic Park and we’re tremendously excited to be showcasing our technology solutions and innovation at the event on stand #1537. Under a theme of ‘profitability’ we will bring together fresh ideas and technology solutions to enable print businesses to diversify, expand into new markets and drive greater levels of efficiency. Fuji Xerox Australia will play host to a range of activities, which we’d love you to join, throughout the show including: –       A presentation from international labelling and packaging expert Helmuth Munter from Durst Phototechnick AG from 3:00-3:30 on Day 1 at …

4 Mar

The advantages of XMPie StoreFlow

The advantages of XMPie StoreFlow

Web-to-print (W2P) is a something that cannot be ignored, especially given the benefits of a successful implementation. However, print service providers need capable, dependable W2P solutions, especially to avoid running into issues down the track. These W2P solutions need to keep costs and maintain a high level of customer service while dealing with time-consuming quote processes, the need for accurate order entry and disparate workflows. The importance of W2P In a W2P survey hosted by the Printing Industries Association of Australia in 2014, it was noted that a number of companies now derive a proportion of their revenue from W2P services – with 9 per cent noting that W2P accounted for over 50 …

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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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