Print Costs

New law may force disclosure of print costs New legislation pending approval in North Carolina would require printer/MFP OEMs to provide “full disclosure of printer costs” Would require disclosure of cost of replacement ink or toner cartridges and estimated number of printed pages for each supply item

Continue reading »

Toshiba to be acquired?

The Nikkei Asia newspaper is reporting that CVC Capital Partners, a global private equity firm, is attempting to acquire Toshiba for more than $20 billion Offer is 30% more than current Toshiba share price Supposedly is also recruiting other investors to help with acquisition Toshiba, currently a publicly traded company, is battling with its activist

Continue reading »

Printers

Printer market to grow Research published by ReportLinker Global printers market is expected to grow by $6.01 billion during 2021-2025 Market growth momentum is expected to decelerate at a CAGR (cumulative annual growth rate) of over 2% during forecast period

Continue reading »

Vizient buys Intalere

Vizient GPO buys competitor Vizient, headquartered in Dallas, TX, the large national healthcare group purchasing organization, announced it has completed acquisition of Intalere GPO Intalere, headquartered in St. Louis, MO, will be under the Vizient brand identity by end of 2021 (Konica Minolta is a contracted vendor with both Vizient and Intalere)

Continue reading »

Konica Minolta Business Solutions

Pacific Office Automation Acquires Three New Locations Posted on April 7, 2021 by IA Staff We’re proud to announce that Pacific Office Automation (POA) has acquired three new branch offices from Konica Minolta Business Solutions, located in Reno, Nevada, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. POA is Konica Minolta’s largest independent dealer in North America with a

Continue reading »

KONICA MINOLTA BRANCHES START FALLING

Breaking News, Business & FinanceOp-Ed & Commentary THE KONICA MINOLTA BRANCHES START FALLING written by Scott Cullen April 7, 2021 Late last Thursday, Konica Minolta Business Solutions issued a press release over the wires announcing that it was transferring select sales offices to its independent dealer channel. The reason for making this move, according to the press release was

Continue reading »

Konica Minolta direct branches

Posted on April 5, 2021 by IA Staff All Copy Products (ACP) is proud to announce that they are expanding and acquiring several Konica Minolta direct branches. The Konica Minolta direct branches involved in this acquisition are strategically located in areas where ACP currently operates and can support these customers with their current equipment as well as offer

Continue reading »

Robotic Process Automation

Top uses of RPA solutions Report published by CMS Wire magazine 5 most common ways that companies use robotic process automation (RPA) solutions to enhance document processing Transactional data entry Invoices, insurance claims, PHI, shipping documents, etc. Document acquired and ingested OCR and machine learning to auto categorize documents and extract data Extracted data validated

Continue reading »

Employees in offices

Even Google wants employees in office Google announced that employees can return to the office voluntarily this month and planning on not voluntary on 9/1/2021 according to Daily Mail News According to CNBC, Fiona Cicconi, Google’s new head of people operations, wrote in a memo to employees that the company is ‘doing their best to

Continue reading »

Konica Minolta Announces Strategic Changes

Konica Minolta Announces Strategic Changes to Support Customers and Independent Dealer Channel Posted on April 1, 2021 by andyslawetsky Tweet Share Share Ramsey, NJ, (April 1, 2021) Konica Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced strategic changes to accelerate its business transformation and execute on its promise to deliver exceptional value creation for its customers and independent

Continue reading »

Hyland Software launches new options

Maker of Hyland OnBase electronic content management solutions Perceptive Content Foundation Enhancement Pack EP3 (Perceptive is a legacy ECM product that was acquired from Lexmark) Perceptive Experience Content Apps for capture capabilities with indexing Content Composer Foundation provides security enhancements and compatibility with Microsoft productivity apps Brainware Foundation EP2 offers expanded handwriting recognition

Continue reading »

Managed print services (MPS) report

Research published by Quocirca 44% of executives surveyed say that they plan on reducing office footprints 23% = office consolidation 13% = will open more satellite offices 11% = will close locations permanently 38% expect increase in office printing in next 12 months 40% expect increase in home printing 33% expect decrease in office printing

Continue reading »

Equipment Leasing

Equipment leasing report Report published by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation Confidence in equipment finance market is 67.7, up from 64.4 from January 50% of executives believe business conditions will improve over next 90 days 9% believe equipment lease demand will increase

Continue reading »

Lexmark

Ninestar preliminary financial results Ninestar of China is owner of Lexmark FY2020 finish expects revenue to be down 15.3% Operating profits down 140.79% to a loss of 477,781 million yuan Estimates total operating income to be down 15.33% to 19.72 billion yuan

Continue reading »

St. Patrick’s Day

UPDATED: MAR 16, 2021 History of St. Patrick’s Day HISTORY.COM EDITORS Who Was St. Patrick? When Was the First St. Patrick’s Day Celebrated? Growth of St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations The Irish in America The Chicago River Dyed Green St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Around the World What Do Leprechauns Have to Do With St. Patrick’s Day?

Continue reading »

Security

This email is being sent on behalf of Hampton Hale, Corporate Director, BIS Programs.   As you may be aware, on Tuesday, March 9, Verkada security cameras suffered a serious security breach when international hackers gained access through the cloud to live feeds of 150,000 surveillance cameras inside customer facilities, including hospitals, government agencies, and schools. In

Continue reading »

Security

HIPAA & Cybersecurity Updates Comparitech Security reports that ransomware attacks cost the US healthcare industry over $20 billion in 2020. Sandhills Medical Foundation of McBee, South Carolina, notified an unknown number of patients that their PHI was exposed after ransomware attack. Molson Coors Beverage Company, headquartered in Chicago, IL, notified an unknown number of customers

Continue reading »

Technology communications

Nursing homes must use Kno2 to survive? Porter Research published results of survey that found 78% of hospitals would potentially stop referrals (sending patients for care) to nursing homes who do NOT have a way to receive the referrals electronically (i.e. Direct Secure Messaging) Only 12% of nursing homes surveyed said they were equipped with

Continue reading »

Industry News

Ricoh clarifies its commitment to print The Japan Times newspaper published an article entitled; “Is print dead? With shift to digital, office-equipment giant Ricoh votes yes” This article apparently caused quite a storm, as both Ricoh Europe and Ricoh USA had their executives give interviews stating that print is still an essential part of Ricoh

Continue reading »

Industry News

Ricoh CEO details plans for future Interview published in Japan Times magazine of Jake Yamashita, president and CEO Sales in its DocuWare ECM division up 48% in Europe in 2020 Aims to shift to a digital services company Goal of 150 billion yen in operating profits by 2025 Reorganizing company into 5 divisions: Digital Services

Continue reading »

Is Ricoh Leaving Print?

Is Ricoh Leaving Print? A Ricoh Exec Goes On Record Posted on March 10, 2021 by IA Staff Tweet Share Share On March 4, The Japan Times ran a story titled, “Is print dead? With shift to digital, office-equipment giant Ricoh votes yes.” To find out What’s Happenin’ at Ricoh, we turned to Jim Coriddi, VP of their dealer reseller

Continue reading »

Healthcare

Hospitals sending and receiving documents report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology researched most common methods used by hospitals for sending and receiving summary of care records 68% use fax or mail to send 76% use fax or mail to receive 65% are now also using Direct Secure Messaging to

Continue reading »

Security

Xerox sues to stop security researcher The Daily Swig, a tech news site, published an article claiming that Raphael Rigo, a senior security researcher from Airbus, was originally scheduled to give a presentation entitled; “Attacking Xerox Multifunction Printers” (apparently a demonstration on how to hack into a network by hacking into a connected Xerox MFP)

Continue reading »
Pages:1234567...19»