Independence Day

Independence Day also known as Fourth of July or July Fourth is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American Colonies regarded themselves as a new nation,  the United States of America, and were no longer part of the British

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Way To Go Conroe!!!

Join us in congratulating the Conroe 6U on their big win in the All-Star Playoffs!  A special shout out to Nolan Orr, the grandson of one of our long time employees, Deborah Andrus. We are happy to sponsor these little guys and are so proud of their accomplishment.  Wish them luck as they head to

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Technology Trends

Technology Trends EKTA SAHASI TO UNITE LEADERSHIP OF KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS INNOVATION CENTER AND RESEARCH DIVISION Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. has announced that Ekta Sahasi has expanded her leadership role to include managing director of research and member of the Konica Minolta Global Strategic Council. She will continue serving as vice president of

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Process Solutions from Konica Minolta

Delivering paperwork from desk to desk. Requesting written approval. Manually searching for correspondence. Yawn. Imagine how much more work your team can get done by automating document-driven tasks from capture to routing, escalation to tracking. In our latest blog, we discuss three areas within the organization that process automation can make the most impact: Accounting—Streamline the

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Tonight the Full Moon and Saturn

Late Wednesday night (June 27), the moon and Saturn will be extremely close in the sky, and both will be opposite from the sun — a lineup that will attract the attention of even casual skywatchers. Sometimes, sky almanacs referencing the position of the planets will use the term “opposition.” But what exactly does that

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A Month to Remember

Well, what an exciting month for our family.  I am very proud to say that the youngest of our 4 boys graduated high school and is going to start college in the fall.  Our second to the youngest also graduated this month from the Air Force and is now attending tech school for the job

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Toner Scammers!

A longtime customer called last week & questioned if we called his office regarding a “big sale on toner” for his copier/printer. I informed the customer: “That would be a toner scammer”! The customer said he was caught off guard and provided the copier model to the caller. I informed our customer to be on

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Harbor Christian Academy

Harbor Christian Academy will be opening for the fall semester 2018 and will begin with Kindergarten, First and Second Grades. The plan is to grow and serve K-12. Harbor Christian Academy wants to make a classical Christian education possible for children from mostly economically disadvantaged situations.  The school looks forward to bringing the gospel to

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Two and one half BILLION DOLLARS Harris County Flood Control Bond August 25 VOTE

2018 HCFCD BOND PROGRAM INFORMATION & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Harris County Commissioners Court plans to call a bond election for August 25, 2018, for the Harris County Flood Control District. Registered voters in Harris County will be asked to vote on what could be $2.5 billion in bonds for flood risk reduction projects throughout the county. > 2018 Bond Proposed

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Healthcare IT departments keep spending

Healthcare IT departments keep spending Research published by Marketsandmarkets Global healthcare IT market is expected to grow to $280.25 billion by 2021 Includes hardware, software and services CAGR (cumulative annual growth rate) of 15.9% Undergoing major transformation due to challenge of providing more cost effective personalized care

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HP gets fined for price fixing

HP gets fined for price fixing The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has fined Russia’s subsidiary of HP 2.5 million rubles (about $40,000) for violation of competition legislation, the watchdog’s statement reads. several computer companies signed an anti-competitive agreement which resulted in price fixing at an open e-auction for the computers’ system units supply for the

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Businesses tricked by toner pirate

Businesses tricked by toner pirate Mark Timothy Mushkin of Laguna Beach, CA was arrested and accused of scamming businesses out of $3.3 million in toner scheme 878 different businesses were affected, mostly law firms Set up company named IT Tech Products in Huntington Beach, CA, and billed companies for toner, even though their existing copier

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3D Printer in Houston, Katy TX, Conroe TX, and all the Surrounding Areas

In the present era, technology has seen a long evolution. Everything has become digital and the need for paper has become more and more limited. So, this has increased the demand for various technological equipment including computers, copiers, scanners, printers, and even a 3D printer. This has definitely contributed to the enhanced efficiency of the employees and in

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Future Work Predictions

Statistics about future of work Published by CMO magazine the number of people working projected to reach 163.8 million in 2024. (Source: United States Department Of Labor) share of women in the workforce is projected to reach 47.2% in 2024 (Source: United States Department Of Labor) 78% citing that smart technologies will most significantly change

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Dealer News

One dealer suing competitor Ubeo LLC, formerly known as DOCUmation of Austin, North Texas and East Texas, sued DOCUmation Inc. of San Antonio, TX Claims trademark infringement, unfair competition and breach of contract Filed motion for an injunction to stop DOCUmation from doing business in Austin, Dallas and Houston Demanding unspecified monetary damages and attorney’s

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Cypress Creek

Please make it a priority to attend this meeting. At this point, the county bond will likely be the first significant dollars that are spent to work on new flood mitigation efforts since Harvey. The political reality with bond projects is that the communities that turn out are the ones are heard. So please take this opportunity to

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Flag Day June 14

The National Flag Day Foundation Our mission is to carry on the tradition of the first flag day observance. On June 14th, 1885, Bernard J. Cigrand, a 19 year old teacher at Stony Hill School, placed a 10 inch, 38- star flag in a bottle on his desk then assigned essays on the flag and its

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Service Survey Response

Today we received a service survey response from Kathy S “Rate our dispatch overall (ease of placing a service call etc.) 10 of 10 Over the the past 9 years I have had contact with Office Systems of Texas they consistently provide Excellent Customer Service to our much Needed Konica Minolta Copier. The arrive to

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Konica Minolta News

If you’re overwhelmed with high volumes of paper documents, you need Dispatcher Phoenix ECM. Our award-winning document workflow solution provides advanced tools to maximize your productivity as you manage your documents. With Dispatcher Phoenix ECM, you can scan, index, and send documents to a variety of content management systems, including SharePoint and OnBase. Features include:

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Industry News

Toshiba Sells its PC Unit to Sharp in $36 Million Deal – Industry Analysts, Inc. BYABRAR AL-HEETI – Toshiba is selling its personal PC business to Sharp. The roughly $36 million deal, announced Tuesday, includes the issuance of $1.8 billion in new shares by Sharp to buy back stock from banks, ZDNet reports. Sharp, which was

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Konica Minolta News

Konica Minolta Europe Acquires IT Company  Langenhagen, Germany, 5 June 2018  Konica Minolta strengthens its position as a full-fledged IT service provider by acquiring Grupo Meridian Konica Minolta Business Solutions announces the acquisition of Grupo Meridian. The Spanish company is a specialist in providing solutions for information technology, communications, technological consulting, outsourcing, IT security and

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Industry News

HP Says It May Cut 5,000 Jobs by 2019, More Than Planned bloomberg.com By Andrew Pollack – HP Inc., the world’s largest personal-computer maker, increased its planned job cuts to 4,500 to 5,000 employees by the end of fiscal 2019, or as many as 1,000 more than the company had estimated as part of a

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June 1 Hurricane Season is here

Today, June 1, is the official start of Hurricane season and everyone at Office Systems of Texas urges you to be prepared. After last year, everyone should have a plan to deal with power outages, high water and all the other problems we’re likely to encounter when a Hurricane affects the Houston area. Yesterday, Harris

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