Posted on Nov 18 2017 - 8:15am by Editorial Content
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One in five (20%) British office workers feels embarrassed by their lack of basic IT skills, reveals a survey by memory and storage experts Crucial. Almost half (47%) claim to have good IT skills; 22% describe their knowledge as excellent. 5% don’t know how to send emails 13% don’t know how to scan for viruses or other infections 21% don’t know how to update their software 11% don’t know how...

Posted on Nov 16 2017 - 8:15am by Editorial Content
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Toshiba TEC’s new e-STUDIO4508LP hybrid MFP series addresses the shortcomings of the company’s first generation Eco Copier In the last issue of PrintIT, we gave the Toshiba TEC e-STUDIO4508LP hybrid MFP series an Editor’s Choice award for its environmental innovation and for the way in which Toshiba has developed and improved its erasable toner MFP since the first model was launched in 2013. Notable...

Posted on Nov 13 2017 - 8:15am by Editorial Content
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Volker Spanier, Head of Robotics Solutions at Epson Europe, explains how the evolution of robotics will affect you Robots have transformed the workplace and will take industries to new levels in the coming years as technology, workplace practices and industry processes become increasingly innovative. To date, robots have been used mainly in large-scale production, but advances in robotics technology...

Posted on Nov 10 2017 - 8:15am by Editorial Content
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HP PageWide A3 devices launched with added security features and, from next year, enhanced monitoring and support At the HP Reinvent World Partner Forum 2017, which took place last month in Chicago, HP invited print partners to ‘Reinvent How the World Prints’. To help them do this, it announced both a number of new services to enhance printer security, mobility, servicing and support and the long...

Posted on Nov 8 2017 - 4:15pm by Editorial Content
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Highly automated companies more likely to experience revenue growth Four out of 10 UK organisations have started using intelligent automation in one or more business processes, and 35% expect to require even more automation by 2018. In a survey for ServiceNow’s new report, Today’s State of Work: At the Breaking Point, 91% of organisations agreed that productivity could be improved through the use...

Posted on Nov 8 2017 - 8:15am by Editorial Content
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Canon has expanded its imageRUNNER ADVANCE series of MFPs with three new A4 models offering colour print speeds of up to 35 pages per minute, the convenience of a 10.1in colour touchscreen and compatibility with Canon’s uniFLOW print management solution and Therefore document management software. The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256i, imageRUNNER ADVANCE C356i and imageRUNNER ADVANCE C356P use improved drum...

Posted on Nov 7 2017 - 4:15pm by Editorial Content
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Epson’s decision to invest in inkjet technology has helped the company significantly increase its share of the European business inkjet market, from roughly 25% in Q1 2015 to 40% in Q1 2017. IDC expects the business inkjet market in Western Europe to achieve a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.2% to 2020. www.global.epson.com ...

Posted on Nov 7 2017 - 8:15am by Editorial Content
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Almost half of firms (48%) are putting off investing in technology for their sales teams because of concerns about cost, claims CITE Research in a new report sponsored by SugarCRM. The SalesTech Report also highlights a lack of confidence in installing new technology, with 34% of respondents worried about the complexity of introducing new tech systems and 20% concerned that they lack the skill to use...

Posted on Nov 6 2017 - 8:15am by Editorial Content
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The first head-to-head processing battle between a robot and a human took place in front of a live audience at the inaugural ISG Automation Summit – Europe, hosted by technology research and advisory firm Information Services Group (ISG). A Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software bot – programmed live on stage by ISG Senior Consultant Steve Blundell – took on ISG advisor Thomas Saunders in...

Posted on Nov 5 2017 - 4:15pm by Editorial Content
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A lack of cohesion in the way public sector bodies manage their information is stopping employees from reaping the full benefits of mobile working, warns M-Files, following research showing that staff in 89% of public sector organisations struggle to find and access documents on mobile devices. The poll of 250 IT decision-makers by Vanson Bourne also reveals that: 49% of respondents would like to be...