As businesses move increasingly online, it has become more important than ever to make sure your paper management and workflows are efficient. According to a recent survey by Xerox Corporation in conjunction with Coleman Parkes, 99% of businesses still report that paper processes are integral to their business, they just want to manage it better.> read full article
Building and managing a small business has many challenges. Arguably, one of greatest is managing cashflow. Finding ways to meet the costs of winning more business and delivering your product or service, without spending more than is necessary, is a perennial headache.
Compounding this challenge is the emergence of new technologies that add a layer of complexity for anyone who manages the finances of a small business. This rapid evolution in technology and the constantly changing landscape can make it hard to differentiate between the advancements that need immediate investment and those that can wait.> read full article
Some businesses have shoeboxes. Others having filing cabinets. And some may have large cavernous rooms in the basement of their buildings or offsite storage sheds where documents go to die.> read full article
The cost of printing is a business operation that requires a lot of scrutiny. Printing costs add up in ways you may not expect: you burn through ink cartridges at blazing speed (and if you don't, they dry up or clog and you still need to buy new ones), colours are off and the frequent servicing causes a lot of tiny outages that frustrate you and your employees.> read full article
Right now there are more than 3.7 million apps available worldwide and they are estimated to have been downloaded 135 billion times, all of them offering solutions ranging from productivity and education to health and leisure.
This app-happy culture is changing the way we live and work. Importantly, it’s also changing the way students study, complete assignments and prepare for exams.> read full article
The Westpac-Melbourne Institute SME Index, which examines the economic health of Australian small and medium sized enterprises, has revealed a significant improvement in business confidence heading into 2017.
Westpac’s General Manager of SME Business Bank, Julie Rynski said, “The strong increase in business sentiment is a burst of good news as we move into a new year.> read full article
Australia’s medical industry is one of the country’s most high-pressure and highly scrutinised sectors. It’s an environment where time is of the essence, and where access to timely, accurate information can help medical professionals assist people in their times of need — and potentially avert a disaster.> read full article
In my role at Fuji Xerox I have the pleasure of working with small to medium businesses right around Australia. In speaking with these business owners I see first-hand the common issues they face. Everything from resourcing to increasing business costs is enough to make even the most ardent small business owner lose sleep at night.> read full article
Internet of Things (IoT) or Machine to Machine (M2M) connectivity are both great tools that help small and medium businesses gain vantage points in their fields. Your connected devices can help you and your team work remotely and help you work faster, consequently, they help you work more efficiently. But, at times, this comes with a price: data loss and/or data theft.> read full article