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Posted on Feb 3 2015 - 3:31pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Ricoh opens UK Customer Experience Centre

Ricoh has opened a European centre of excellence for production print in the Ricoh Products Ltd. factory in Telford. Featuring working solutions from Ricoh and its partners, the Ricoh Customer Experience Centre for production print will enable Ricoh customers to see a variety of end-to-end processes and workflows as they might exist in their own facilities. The Centre can also be used by Ricoh partners...

Posted on Feb 3 2015 - 10:15am by John Peters
Comments Off on The future of print in education

What impact will new tech nologies have on printing in education? To find out, PrintIT spoke to David Harrison, UK Sales Manager, Sharp Business Systems and Bob Taswell, Senior Solutions Consultant, Sharp Business Systems. PrintIT: What are some of the key developments in education technology and what effect are they having on print? David Harrison: “One of the big developments we’ve seen is the...

Posted on Feb 2 2015 - 3:20pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Designed to inspire – Konica Minolta has won a Good Design Award 2014 for its new R&D labs

Konica Minolta has been awarded a Japanese Good Design Award 2014 by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JPD) for the architectural design of its new research and development labs on the company’s technology development campus in Hachioji near Tokyo. Opened in April 2014, the Smart R&D Office for Knowledge Work and Transboundary Communication (SKT) is designed to encourage innovation and...

Posted on Jan 30 2015 - 11:29am by John Peters
Comments Off on Setting up a print centre the easy way

Setting up and running a 24-hour print centre is a big step for any business, but for CYC Logistics it was made a lot easier by the decision to outsource the running of the facility to Balreed, one of the UK’s leading independent providers of print technology and managed services. Balreed has provided the international courier and marketing fulfilment provider with three new high speed mono digital...

Posted on Jan 29 2015 - 11:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Samsung and Partner Vision: cutting print costs in the health sector

Samsung, along with strategic partner Vision, has recently won a number of key NHS print contracts, in the process achieving huge cost savings, reducing print volumes, introducing a more effective use of consumables and increasing efficiency. The latest deal, signed with a large NHS Trust, saw Samsung and Vision work together to simplify and streamline the Trust’s print estate. As with many large...

Posted on Jan 28 2015 - 11:44am by John Peters
Comments Off on Durham goes digital

Better patient care is on the cards as a new electronic medical records system is rolled out in Durham and the surrounding area County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust has introduced a new electronic medical records (EMR) system to enhance its operational efficiency and improve patient care. The EMR system removes the headache of managing the preparation, distribution and collection of...

Posted on Jan 27 2015 - 11:27am by John Peters
Comments Off on Document workflow: from hard copy to digital

When Hilson Moran implemented a print management solution, the improvements weren’t limited to printed documents. London’s landmarks are recognised globally. An eclectic mix of old and new, mild and wild, they combine to create a visual variety that eclipses many other cities in their quest to impress. The engineering brains behind some of London’s most talked about buildings, such as The Gherkin,...

Posted on Jan 26 2015 - 11:38am by John Peters
Comments Off on It won’t be over by Christmas

The latest Paper Wars research from AIIM shows slow progress towards paperless processes. James Goulding spoke to Doug Miles, director of AIIM Market Intelligence, to find out why so many organisations still rely on paper and what processes one should digitise first. Our conflicted attitude to paper is laid bare in the latest Paper Warssurvey conducted by AIIM, the independent information management...

Posted on Jan 23 2015 - 11:16am by John Peters
Comments Off on Businesses need to deal with paper’s invisible footprint

December 2013,  just as everyone was preparing to head home for the festive break, a worrying story hit the scientific research press. A team at the University of British Columbia had been attempting to collect original research data from a random set of 516 studies published between 1991 and 2011. They discovered that 80% of the scientific data that informed the studies had been lost. They noticed...

Posted on Jan 22 2015 - 12:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on In a four-week trial, PrintITonly scratched the surface of what’s possible with Sharp’s new cloud-enabled A4 colour MFP

Sharp’s new A4 MFP, the cloudenabled MX-C301W, is the perfect companion to large departmental devices in mixed deployments of A4 and A3 devices – it boasts a robust durable design that enterprises and MPS providers demand and, for ease of use, has the same user interface as Sharp’s A3 machines. It is also a highly productive device for smaller businesses/departments that might not need or have...