Reduce Your IT Costs and Security Risks
Federal agencies are increasingly under intense scrutiny and pressure to cut costs, tighten security and become more sustainable. Agencies can go about this any number of ways, but one path toward achieving all of these goals is often hidden: the proactive management of office printing. Print management solutions are a hidden treasure for government and… [ Read more ]
Change Your Company’s Printing Habits For Big Savings
Few people realize it, but at $2,700 per gallon, black printer ink is one of the highest-priced liquids on Earth — five times more expensive than an equal volume of Dom Perignon. Office printing can be a huge expense, especially if many employees have their own desktop printers rather than shared network devices. The initial… [ Read more ]
A Print Management Strategy for Healthcare Organizations
Print management is rarely a popular topic of discussion among leaders in healthcare, even when they’re performing value analyses and devising strategies to reduce costs. Many healthcare organizations have a contract with a managed print services (MPS) provider, and too often, the assumption is that all potential savings are accounted for in the contract. MPS… [ Read more ]
Is Your Company Wasting Money on Office Printing?
Every large company competing in the global market today is doing what it can to drive growth, reduce costs, and improve information security and supply chain efficiency. However, there’s one frequently overlooked area that serves all of these goals when managed strategically: printing. That’s right. All of these goals can be addressed by an old… [ Read more ]
How Healthcare Organizations Can Reduce Costs and Secure Information
In 2005, HIMSS Analytics developed the electronic medical record adoption model (EMRAM) to measure the degree to which hospitals have improved their electronic medical record systems and facilitated progress toward paperless workflows. EMRAM measures the use of information technology applications according to eight stages, from 0 to 7, in which Stage 7 is the highest… [ Read more ]
The Hidden Gem of Healthcare Value Analysis
Many healthcare organizations are missing an opportunity to save millions of dollars each year and apply these savings to improving patient outcomes. In my experience helping healthcare organizations save money on printing costs, I often hear the statement “we have an MPS contract to manage our printing.” What many hospitals and healthcare facilities don’t realize… [ Read more ]
Are You Overlooking This Cost Reduction Strategy?
Companies routinely spend millions of dollars — between 1 and 3 percent of their revenue — on the creation of paper documents. However, very few companies today measure and control this critical element of their IT spending budget. In fact, from our experience, most companies cannot estimate the number of printer and copier assets they… [ Read more ]