Saving Companies Millions on Printing – By Design (Part 3)
In part 2 of this series, we explored the critical importance of obtaining benchmarks and a better understanding of the costs associated with printing. Now begins the fun part: the strategic design. Here, I will introduce several keys to achieving greater efficiency, better security, more sustainable printing workflows, and ultimately the lowest costs for your… [ Read more ]
Saving Companies Millions on Printing – By Design (Part 2)
The first part of this series introduced the strategic aspects of a successful print solution. It’s important to understand the key details of this critical phase. When I said you need to “know your stuff,” I don’t mean you need to be a print expert like Pharos. I mean you need to know what “stuff”… [ Read more ]
Is Your Security Compromised by a Weak Print Strategy?
In February 2017, a hacker going by the name “stackoverflowin” accessed over 150,000 internet-connected printers and printed messages stating, “Your printer has been pwnd’d!” — hacker-speak for gaining access to and claiming ownership of a system. When an organization’s network is breached, it is a serious threat to information security. In this situation, however, the… [ Read more ]
Saving Companies Millions on Printing – by Design (Part 1)
At the start of an engagement, our new customers typically ask what savings are possible and what steps should they follow. Most companies want to spend less on their office printing and they want to create a user-friendly printing environment that’s secure and optimized for their business needs. We demonstrate how they can realistically save… [ Read more ]
Embed Sustainability Into Your Company’s DNA
Millennials put their money where their beliefs are. Two out of three say they’re willing to pay higher prices for products and services from socially and environmentally conscious businesses. For obvious reasons, consumer trends like this catch the attention of business leaders. In recognition of the shifting priorities and corresponding customer loyalty, more and more… [ Read more ]
Healthcare Organizations Can Reduce a Major Hidden Cost
For the past 10 years, HIMSS Analytics has been tracking the adoption of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and rating organizations according to stages ranging from 0 to 7, with 7 being an environment in which paper records are no longer used. At the end of 2015, only 4.2% of the nearly 5,500 hospitals tracked had… [ Read more ]
These Sustainability Technologies Pay for Themselves
Sustainability has become a priority for businesses, both internally and externally. Today, executive decision makers and employees alike are demanding access to the abundance of sustainability-focused technologies that help reduce costs, improve efficiency, and enhance their companies’ public images. Externally, customers prefer to patronize companies that make sustainability a priority, and shareholders view it as… [ Read more ]
Secure Printing: Is Your Company Ready For “The Wolf”?
Good for HP for successfully calling attention to an overlooked aspect of corporate security strategy, and for doing so in such a novel way. If you have not yet seen The Wolf, HP’s print security mini-movie, then you’re in for a treat. At Pharos, we share HP’s belief that it’s critical to… [ Read more ]