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In-House or Outsourced IT: Which is Right for Your Business?, Hughes Office Equipment, Bellaire, OH

In-House or Outsourced IT: Which is Right for Your Business?

Modern businesses rely heavily on technology, making it imperative that you have an IT team you can trust. For many small and medium sized businesses it can be difficult to know if their budget is better spent building an in-house IT department, or outsourcing to a Managed IT Services provider. Here are some pros and…

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5 Tips to Going Paperless

Paper is still a mainstay in business and has long been the regulatory standard. But technology is changing that, and with rapid advances a paperless office can be a reality for many businesses. Here are some tips will help you get started: Assess your current paper use. By determining where, and how, you use paper,…

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Get Your Print Environment Under Control With These Five Tips

Did you know that outdated equipment and inefficient workflows could be costing your company big time? With a little creative problem solving, a new approach and updated print devices you can get your print environment under control and dramatically reduce your costs in the process. Here are five tips to get your print environment under…

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Get Your Email Under Control With These Five Strategies, Hughes Xerographic

Get Your Email Under Control With These Five Strategies

If you’ve dug into your email preferences to help get your email under control you’ve taken a good first step. Filtering, labeling and filing can help organize your existing email, but they don’t do anything to get your incoming emails under control. To make that happen, you need to set boundaries, ground rules and procedures.…

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Why MFPs Are an Important Part of Your Security Strategy, Hughes Xerographic

Why MFPs Are an Important Part of Your Security Strategy

There was a time when cybertheft was mainly limited to large scale corporations, major retailers, or government agencies, but as technology continues to advance businesses of all shapes and sizes are at risk of a breach in security. In an effort to reduce or eliminate the threat of an attack, business owners, managers, and IT personnel have…

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Lesser-Known Benefits of Managed Print Services

Managed Print Services (MPS) offers a variety of benefits for businesses. Most companies know that using MPS can save them as much as 30% on print expenses, but are unaware what other benefits MPS can offer.   Some other popular benefits include: Consolidated spending – Without Managed Print Services, your business printing expenses are probably…

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5 Ways to Get Employees to Adopt New Technology in the Workplace, Hughes Xerographic

5 Ways to Get Employees to Adopt New Technology in the Workplace

Many people resist change, especially when technology is involved. While advancements in technology can improve productivity in the workplace and save your business time and money, it’s not always easy to get your employees on board with adopting the use of new technology. You can overcome this common challenge by using the following tactics to encourage…

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Security Features to Look For In Your Next Print Device

In today’s connected world, data security is a concern for every business, big or small. A recent report by smallbiz.com found that small business was the target in 43% of cyber attacks. Of those targeted, 60% went out of business within 6 months after being breached. Understanding vulnerability points and putting a plan in place that…

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How to Work Smarter and Be More Productive During Business Travel, Hughes Xerographic

How to Work Smarter and Be More Productive During Business Travel

If you travel frequently for business, you’re not alone. The average employee takes 12 business trips each year. However, being on the road doesn’t have to take away from your level of productivity. Here are several best practices to maximize your productivity when traveling for business: 1. Go digital with your documentation. When prepping for your trip,…

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