Microsoft to End Service for Windows 7: HIPAA Compliance Requirements

Microsoft has recently announced that it will end service for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. Many healthcare organizations have already migrated to Windows 10, but by this date it is mandatory that every organization make the switch to maintain the security of the sensitive healthcare data they handle. For a breakdown of what this shift means for your organization, read the post below.

Can Small Businesses Benefit From MPS Programs?

Managed print services (MPS) programs are very beneficial for businesses, as they can streamline operations and improve the efficiency of a workplace. If you're a small business owner, you might think that your operation couldn't benefit from MPS program. After all, if you only have a few printers, is there really that much room for improvement? The short answer here is yes. Even businesses with small-scale operations can benefit immensely from signing up for an MPS program, to increase productivity and save you money. For more information about the benefits of managed print services for small businesses, check out the post below.

Managed Print Services: The ABS Strategy for Success

Managed print services (MPS) programs can help businesses streamline operations and save money. Based on our experience, we offer the following ‘tips’ when evaluating various MPS options.

The Impact of Running Out of Business Supplies

Most businesses have experienced the issue of running out of toner or ink for the printer. This dilemma can be very frustrating, as it will halt all office productivity. When you run out of ink or toner, you will either have to wait days for a delivery, or have one of your employees run out to the store, which makes them less productive. Neither of these options is particularly appealing to business owners trying to maximize productivity. For this reason, we’ve broken down some ideas to make sure you never run out of supplies again to help you choose the solution that’s right for you. 

Important Questions to Ask a Prospective MPS Partner

Managed Print Services (MPS) programs are very valuable to businesses, as they can help cut printing costs while improving the efficiency of operations. When shopping for MPS services, one of the biggest mistakes that businesses make is assuming that all MPS partners are the same. In fact, different MPS partners can vary greatly in the services they offer and the assistance they can offer your business. For this reason, it’s essential to do your research and ask the right questions before choosing an MPS partner. We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 questions you should ask a prospective MPS partner to help you choose the right one to fit your business’s unique needs.

6 Important Steps to Automate Your Business Processes

Most businesses are constantly looking for ways to work smarter, rather than harder. One of the most important aspects of improving the efficiency of business processes is to explore automation. Although there are many processes in every office that must be performed by your employees, your business probably also has processes that can be automated. Automating business processes is a great way to improve the efficiency of your office while allowing your employees to spend more time on the tasks that truly matter. We’ve compiled a list of the most important steps to take when automating your business processes to help maximize the efficiency of your business.

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Seeking Managed Print Services

Managed print services can be very beneficial for your business. MPS can help you cut costs, consolidate your billing, and streamline your office operations, leading to a more enjoyable work experience for you and your employees. However, not all MPS programs are the same. For this reason, it’s important to do your research before selecting an MPS program for your business. We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 mistakes that people make when seeking managed print services to help you make a more informed decision.

6 Signs You’re Spending Too Much on Printing Equipment

In the digital age, many businesses are so focused on investing in the latest computer technology that they complete forget about their printing equipment. However, printers, copiers, and other printing equipment have come a long way over the years. If your business isn’t investing in the latest technology, you could be wasting thousands of dollars per year on your printing equipment. We’ve compiled a list of signs that you’re spending too much on your printing equipment to help your business start saving money today.

What Are the Top Misconceptions About Managed Print Services?

Managed print services (MPS) programs can save your business a lot of money. When all of your printing-related costs are consolidated, you can more easily budget for these reoccurring expenses. When you get help from the experts on consolidating your printing costs, you will be able to use their know-how to cut costs wherever possible. Despite these benefits, there are some persistent misconceptions that exist when people consider managed print services. We’ve compiled the top five misconceptions and debunked them to ensure that you’re informed about MPS programs.

What are the Advantages to Updating My Business’s Print Equipment?

In the age of paperless technology, updating your printing equipment might not feel like a top priority. However, most businesses still make frequent use of their printing equipment for reports, invoices, correspondence, and more. For this reason,  up-to-date printing equipment is vital for daily business functions. If your printing equipment is out of date, you might shrug it off and worry about other equipment in need of upgrades. However, failure to update your printing equipment can actually cost you time, resources, and money. We’ve compiled a list of the top reasons to update your business’s printing equipment today.


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