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5 Eye-Opening Printer Metrics Your College Should Be Tracking

Posted by Ken Godzik - July 12, 2017 - Education

How exactly are students, faculty and staff using your college’s print environments? For most institutions, the answer is unclear. But if you want to implement changes—increase efficiency, reduce environmental impact, or decrease your costs, for example—you’ll need solid data to help you make decisions.

Here are five eye-opening printer metrics every college should be tracking. Knowing this information will help you identify areas of improvement for your print environment and determine the strategies, equipment and software that will have the biggest impact.

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5 Essential Steps to Discover Your Business’s IT Direction

Posted by Mark Jennings - June 29, 2017 - IT Security, Managed IT, Education

It’s possible that your business happens to have a seamless flow of IT infrastructure and policies that have been carefully implemented to create a successful network environment. What’s more likely, however, is that your IT infrastructure has been cobbled together over the years, upgraded in a piecemeal way.   

If this sounds like your company, you’re not alone. Many businesses don’t have an “IT plan.” They struggle to keep up with the latest IT best practices and only implement new technology when it’s absolutely necessary for operations.

Without a strategic direction for your company’s information technology, you’re putting both your business data and bottom line at risk. So, why plan a business IT direction?

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4 Must-Have Printing Policies That Save Colleges Money

Posted by Ken Godzik - June 26, 2017 - Education

It’s no secret that printing privileges are often abused on college campuses—especially if those printers are available for use by students and faculty. Of course, some printing is required for legitimate academic purposes. But when you consider the costs of paper, toner, ink, and maintenance, out-of-control printing habits can quickly break the budget.

Fortunately, there are several simple policies colleges can implement that help to curb irresponsible printing, and, by extension, save money on printing costs. Here are 4 must-have printing policies that save colleges money.

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