SCANNING IS HOT

I try to write about trends in the office technology field.  Over the years (since 1973) I've observed what's hot and what's not.  Some trends fizzle out and some get legs.  Scanning has gotten legs.  It isn't just the post office that's being impacted by email and the internet.  Everything is changing in that direction.  Just about anything can be scanned to someone's email or folder. … [Read more...]

HOW TO SAVE MONEY ON MAINTENANCE AGREEMENTS

Here are a few days to consider when putting your copier under maintenance coverage..Putting the service agreement in the lease is a smart idea because it locks in your rate.  Most copier companies like to bump the rates up 10% per year and it's harder to do that when it's in the lease.  However, I have seen a hybrid type lease that allows them to do so.  Make sure you ask a about that when you sign the lease. … [Read more...]