Mobile printing is more than cloud printing although the two are often mixed up when bloggers and journalists talk about the category. Mobile printing is the act of printing a file (a document, photo, web page, email or something else) from a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet on a printer that is probably connected wirelessly to the mobile device.Read More
Ever since mobile devices made their way into the workplace, there’s been something of a battle between mobile and paper. Large and small businesses alike have been struggling with the question of how to integrate cloud, mobile and digital workflows into their day-to-day operations.
So Canon USA hired the Harris Poll to examine trends in document management workflow, and their impact on the day-to-day operations of businesses around the U.S. Not surprisingly, there were gaps in how different people within companies view the issue.Read More
Back in 1748, in his essay Advice to a Young Tradesman, Benjamin Franklin wrote:
“Remember that time is money. He that can earn ten shillings a day by his labour, and goes abroad, or sits idle one half of that day, though he spends but sixpence during his diversion or idleness, it ought not to be reckoned the only expence; he hath really spent or thrown away five shillings besides.”Read More
Whether they’re going green, or just trying to avoid going over budget due to spiraling printing costs, a growing number of corporations and educational institutions around the globe are adopting print management solutions to help control excess printing costs.
When the smartphone first appeared on the market, circa 1997, printer manufacturers worried that mobile devices would eventually make all forms of printing obsolete. It seemed as if the long-awaited paperless office might become a reality as people explored new ways to share digital information.
When businesses first began to formulate policies to integrate mobile devices into corporate IT, printing was, as a rule, completely neglected – either forgotten about altogether, or treated as a mere “nice to have” – but not essential – function.
In the beginning, words and images were created by hand. The process was slow and difficult, and written documents were expensive and highly prized.
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For 21 years, David Cowan has invested for Bessemer Venture Partners, a global venture capital firm that has funded cloud companies such as Box, Eloqua and LinkedIn. Recently, he took to LinkedIn to offer his opinion on the future of cloud computing – a future that he says will rely on encryption.
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When HP, Samsung, Xerox and Canon banded together late last year to create the Mopria Alliance standards for making it easier to print from mobile devices, journalists and analysts said it was an effort to return printing to relevancy. And when top software vendors started joining the alliance, journalists wrote about an “explosion” of new printing uses.
As the first month of 2014 winds to a close, don’t let old enterprise mobile printing myths get in the way of efficiency and security in your work environment. Falling for any of the enterprise mobile printing myths listed here can be a costly mistake – so don’t let out-dated ideas follow you into the New Year!