• The Benefits of MPS for Schools

    Is there any more print-heavy area than education? Schools are required to print a variety of documents from worksheets for students to complex legal documents required by state and federal regulations. The heavy demand on print is countered by strained budgets at every level of education. Managed Print Services can help balance these demands to improve your school, district, or institution. (more…)

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  • How MPS Can Help You Go Green (and Save You Some Green!)

    Take a walk around your company and pay special attention to printers and copiers. Do you see lots of abandoned hardcopies littering the tables? Stacks of extra paper and toner vulnerable to theft or damage? Desktop printers on every office desk?

    All that represents waste – of time, resources and, especially, money:

    •The cost of every misused sheet of printed paper can add up.

    •Over-purchased material like paper and toner eats away at a budget.

    •Older, or obsolete devices use more energy than newer, energy-efficient, models.

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  • SMBs Are Taking Advantage of the Tremendous Value that Managed Print Services Offers

    Just like their larger counterparts, small and medium-sized businesses rely on technology to enable and drive business productivity. However, many SMBs are often challenged with smaller budgets and lack of IT resources, making it more difficult to control costs and streamline workflows. 

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  • Managed Print Services 101: What You Need to Know, LCI Office Solutions

    Managed Print Services 101: What You Need to Know.

    If you’re a business owner, most likely you’ve heard of Managed Print Services (MPS) before. But do you really understand what it’s about, and what it can do for your business? MPS can help you gain control and visibility of your print infrastructure allowing you to reduce costs and increase productivity. MPS can also improve your environmental sustainability and improve document security. Let’s look at little closer:
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  • Look For These Security Features in Your Next Printer, LCI Office Solutions

    Look For These Security Features in Your Next Printer

    As we become more connected, data security will become more of a concern for every business big or small. A recent study conducted by smallbiz.com found that 43 percent of data breach attacks target small businesses. Of those attacked, 60 percent are out of business within 6 months.

    It’s important to know your vulnerability points and put a plan in place that’s easy to implement, reliable and affordable. A good place to start is with your next print device. Here are some innovative security features to look for that can lower your risk.

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  • How Managed Document Systems Can Improve Data Security, LCI Office Solutions

    How Managed Document Systems Can Improve Data Security

    Every small business needs to keep security top of mind to protect your business. A managed document system can not only increase the efficiency of your processes – it can also improve productivity and protect sensitive data. A three-part security process helps to keep your data secure and can maintain the necessary compliance for your industry. Here’s how:

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  • Documents Out of Control? Here's What You Can Do About It., LCI Office Solutions

    Documents Out of Control? Here’s What You Can Do About It.

    Efficiency has a direct effect on success and profitability. This holds especially true for print and document management, where documents are used in close to 40 percent of all business practices, and inefficiencies cost businesses more each year than they realize. The good news is that once these issues are addressed savings can begin immediately, but the first step is spotting the warning signs that signal a need for change.

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  • Understanding Your Print Assessment

    When you run a business, your bottom line is what matters most, but sometimes it can be hard to know exactly where your money goes. One of the hidden costs is in print, with supplies, upkeep, equipment, and employee time all adding up to a significant expense. A print assessment can help you understand your print expenses to guide your decisions in the future.
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  • Finding the Right Managed Print Services Provider

    Finding the Right Managed Print Services Provider

    Managed Print Services offers many benefits to businesses, including a reduction of costs associated with print and higher levels of efficiency. However, to get the most out of your investment, it’s important to work with a provider who understands your business and tailors their services to your needs. Here are some factors to consider when choosing an MPS provider.

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  • Do You Know the Cost? The Hidden Costs of Printing, LCI Office Solutions, Beaverton, Oregon

    Do You Know the Cost? The Hidden Costs of Printing.

    Do you know what printing is actually costing your company? In many businesses, print is the third highest monthly expense, right behind rent and payroll. But often, it’s an overlooked area when it comes to lowering expenses. Unmanaged print could be costing you thousands!
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