Posted on Jul 31 2015 - 8:00am by John Peters
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In its 2012 report, The Paper-Free Process Revolution Handbook, AIIM claims that capturing data electronically at the start of a business process can deliver a 30-50% again in process productivity and a three- to 10-fold reduction in turnaround response times. This statistic helps explain why the digital mailroom – the scanning and digital distribution of documents at their point of entry into an...

Posted on Jul 30 2015 - 4:30pm by John Peters
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Headline findings from the latest technology and workplace research 4 The cost of commuting continues to go up. According to Regus, the average proportion of salary spent on commuting now stands at 4%, up from 3% in 2010. Nearly a third of workers questioned by the workplace provider spend more than 5% of their salary on commuting. For 11%, travelling to and from work consumes £1 or more in every...

Posted on Jul 30 2015 - 1:30pm by John Peters
Comments Off on In the spotlight the Ricoh PJ HD5450

The Ricoh PJ HD5450 projector series is a bright 4000/3500 lumens high definition projector for mid-sized conference rooms and class rooms. It is capable of displaying the finest detail in image sizes up to 300 inches (diagonal) and, with a high contrast ratio of 10,000:1, is equally suitable for action-packed video. With a built-in 10W speaker, you don’t even need to connect external speakers. The...

Posted on Jul 30 2015 - 8:00am by John Peters
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As printer vendors transform themselves into document processing specialists, they are encouraging customers to embrace digitisation to reduce costs, improve customer service and increase productivity. Through a combination of consultancy and MFP-enabled workflow automation solutions, they are encouraging users to drive paper out of their organisations and adopt electronic workflows. Ricoh, for example,...

Posted on Jul 29 2015 - 4:30pm by John Peters
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In the last issue we looked at how the internet of things was helping to keep traffic moving on the UK motorway network. Here, we examine how it has the potential to revolutionise waste management Anyone who has walked down Upper Street in Islington recently may have noticed a new style of rubbish bin currently being trialled by councils up and down the country, from Rugby to Chester and from London...

Posted on Jul 29 2015 - 1:30pm by John Peters
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Laser projection is now more cost effective than traditional lampbased technology, claims Panasonic following the publication of a new study by ROI team. ROI team evaluated the performance of the Panasonic 6,500 lumens RZ670 laser projector against a range of popular lamp-lit projectors in three key verticals – museums and galleries, higher education and rental and staging. ROI team found that the...

Posted on Jul 29 2015 - 8:00am by John Peters
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The Adonit Jot Script 2 Bluetooth Stylus simplifies note-taking on an iPad. With updated Pixelpoint technology inside a 1.9mm fie-tuned tip, it provides more precision and better compatibility with note-taking apps. The Jot Script 2 comes with a rechargeable battery offering up to 20 hours of battery life. The £59.99 price includes a six-month subscription to Evernote Premium. www.adonit.net ...

Posted on Jul 28 2015 - 4:30pm by John Peters
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Steelcase has produced six rules for successful video-conferencing Cultivating trust and a good working relationship between colleagues based in different locations is a major challenge for multinational companies. So how can senior executives ensure that a workforce spread across the globe is working as efficiently and productively as possible? Steelcase, the world leader in the provision of high...

Posted on Jul 28 2015 - 1:30pm by John Peters
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Data Capture Solutions is the ideal partner to help implement a digitisation strategy The key challenges business face today, from raising productivity levels and improving customer service to cutting costs and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, can all be addressed by optimising document management. The best way to do this is still to replace paper-based processes with digital workflows. Removing...

Posted on Jul 28 2015 - 8:00am by John Peters
Comments Off on A battery lifesaver -The Batteriser

The Batteriser is a clever device that extends the life of a standard disposable battery by up to 800%. Most consumers don’t realise that electronic devices often only use 20% of a battery’s energy before the device stops functioning. Batteriser, a 0.1mm thin stainlesssteel sleeve, allows you to tap into the remaining 80% of energy that is usually thrown away. Its thin design enables the battery...