The fax machine is simultaneously a fundamental part of every medical practice, and the bane of many medical professional’s existence. Although completely removing the fax machine from your practice’s daily needs may not be possible yet, with modern healthcare technology you can begin the process of phasing it out and removing its importance. Anyone who has spent significant time responsible for handling an office’s faxing needs knows that any improvement on the amount of faxes sent and received is a welcome one.
With potential clients being so bombarded by media in every direction, it’s becoming more and more important to find ways to make your materials more attention-getting. One way to do this is to invest in office technology that will allow you to move beyond printing in CMYK only.
Dry Ink Technology
Print technology that uses dry ink is one way to make your documents more appealing. It not only allows for new colors to be used but also for layering and a smoother finish that makes jobs come out more vibrant and professional looking. Two important additions with the dry ink technology are:
1. White Dry Ink
A brighter and more opaque white is a game changer. This improved white will make you aware of how bland the whites of the past really are in comparison.
2. Metallic Dry Inks
Trying to find workflow solutions doesn’t have to be overwhelming. With the emergence of new apps for business, there is a plethora of options to assist with business management and workflow, as well as the possibility of custom-designed apps for individual businesses. Apps can take out the time-consuming manual tasks that people deal with day to day. Xerox multifunction printers now have several apps available that help make data sharing easy and secure.
Is There Still Room for Paper?
There is still a place in businesses for paper documents, however, with the apps that are now available, there are uncomplicated ways to convert paper to PDF and PDF documents to paper. The world is ever-changing, and the digital medium seems to be the direction for most businesses. Now businesses can find apps that help to make that transition easier.
Nothing is more frustrating than printing off dozens of copies of a large document, only to look at the first one and realize something got cut off on the first page. Especially with the present focus on sustainability and being environmentally conscious, it’s frustrating to have to throw all those misprinted copies in the trash.
With the Sample Set feature, available on Xerox printers, you can choose to print a sample set first. This was print only one set of the documents, so you can check to make sure everything printed correctly before printing the remaining copies. Not only is this better for the environment, but it will save you loads of time.
The Xerox Iridesse digital press is a groundbreaking piece of equipment that makes life easier and more creative for designers and print professionals. Here are three factors causing many people in the print world to talk about it.
1. Two Incredible Technologies Combined
The Xerox Iridesse has a six-color system which combines traditional and specialty inks on a single press. That alone is an innovation in digital printing, but the Iridesse also offers Metallic Dry Inks that retain so much resolution, they are actually a suitable substitute for foil stamping.
2. Embellishments, Including Metallics
Using the Metallic Dry Inks, print professionals can pull incredibly sharp images from tricky elements like gradients and thinner fonts. The Xerox Iridesse can also create these elements, making it easy to add metallic or iridescent textures to flat prints.
Since 1993, the US Small Business Administration (SBA) has promoted National Small Business Week to honor up and coming small businesses and entrepreneurs that play a critical role in the economy, both nationally and for local communities. The event highlights some of the factors that make up the roles of small businesses, as well as the issues they face and the solutions they implement.
1. Contributions to the Nation’s Workforce
By the numbers, the value of small business makes itself apparent, both in terms of workers employed and production. The SBA projects that: Roughly 66% of Americans of working age are employed by or own a small business; Small businesses with fewer than 50 employees, altogether, contribute about 70% of the US’s gross domestic product (GDP)
The subject of computer security has existed for as long as computers and the internet have, but the field is always changing and costs of cybercrime continue to grow. Major corporations and government agencies seem like high-profile targets, but small businesses increasingly are the ones under attack. Understanding the risks and how to implement document security is critical for small business owners to protect themselves and their customers.
Protect Your Clients’ Trust
Modern-day printers are typically multifunction printers (MFPs) that are:
- Able to print
- Act as copiers
They are interconnected devices most often networked to a business’s server and the internet, adding even more functionality and access across the span of brick-and- mortar locations as well as the mobile devices of the employees wherever they may be. As a business owner you should use your printers to the fullest by maximizing the utilization of all the available functions of your MFPs.
Profitability is often not the sole driving force behind successful businesses. Some of the most thriving businesses combine financial results with making positive social changes and emphasizing environmental sustainability in their business practices. Managed print services, or MPS, is one business process that can be an important focus when making attempts to minimize resource usage and expand recycling efforts
How Does MPS Improve Resource Usage?
Focusing on MPS has the potential to impact a company’s resource usage in several ways. Lower printing quantities naturally decrease the use of paper and ink. In addition to cutting direct costs, many companies have found the following benefits:
With a modern work environment in which not all employees are on-site, you might need a new process for document management. You, your business and your employees will all do well by learning a new way to take care of such paperwork as payments, receipts, contracts, claims and business forms.
Work Mobile, Print Mobile
Just as your employees might be mobile, so too can be their printing capabilities. New apps make electronic document management efficient for employees as well as your IT team. While these new apps are designed to make managing documents easier, you’ll want to do your research to see which of them have the best reputation and are the best fit for your business.