Patagonia, based in Ventura, is one of the world’s most popular sports apparel and gear providers. The challenges of managing their technology infrastructure are even more complicated by their corporate mission, which includes using their business “… to inspire and implement solutions to environmental crisis.” As such, Casey Stoops, Director of IT Services, is always looking for potential solutions that improve service to end users while reducing the carbon footprint of Patagonia’s operations.
In today’s digital office, where we are dependent on so much technology to do our jobs on a daily basis, there is already plenty of work for an IT department to be responsible for within any given organization. From programming to maintaining their website to technical support to network administration, IT department staff members have no shortage of tasks to keep them busy. The last thing they need to be bogged down with is the maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and preservation of your printing environment.
Working with paper documents in the digital age puts companies at a competitive disadvantage. This outdated method of doing business is slow, tedious, and inefficient. Document Systems has solutions available to streamline an organization’s document processes with the use of digital documents, improving the security of their data while better organizing it and making it more easily accessible.
Providing employees access to the information they need to do their jobs is essential to a productive workplace. Another key to driving success in business is employee collaboration, which is enabled by the ability to share this information. More and more companies have come to recognize the value of collaboration in business.
Among the problems faced by education institutions and school districts is an overwhelming amount of paperwork. They are responsible for massive volumes of student records, files containing data that is legally required by state and federal regulations to be kept for many years, if not permanently.
In many professional environments, color printing is considered an extravagance. Regular inter-office documents don’t need color, right? That’s just for the marketing department, isn’t it? However, both of those sentiments are inaccurate. Read on to learn some astounding information about how the strategic use of color can help your financial team get results—by printing invoices with color.
Today, technology is an integral part of nearly every organization, from testing companies to veterinary clinics. Whether operations are focused on a low overhead or considered high society, Document Systems is pleased to play a part in making companies more efficient and effective.
The first fully functional digital computer, ENIAC, occupied an astounding 1,800 square feet. Mobile devices today pack exponentially more computing power into a mere 6 square inches! Computing’s evolution has involved ever-smaller components, and whether it’s sending print jobs from tiny smartphones or printing while away from the office, the convenience of mobile printing can’t be beat.
It’s a question faced by every company at some point in the evolution of their office technology: Buy or Lease? For many small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the flexibility, simplicity, and affordable technology available through leasing can’t be beaten by a purchase. Read on to learn why.
The secret to success in any business is focusing on your strengths. Document Systems’ goal is to help businesses leverage their office technology to maximize their effectiveness, but there’s no single solution that suits every company; business technology design is not one-size-fits-all. To help each company we work with thrive, we must understand their individual mission and critical workflows.