Submitted by Walter Whal on Mon, 02/27/2017 - 5:12pm
Midcentury modern office decor may be all the rage, but vintage office equipment? Not so much. Check out our list of tell-tale signs your St. Louis office equipment is ready for a well-deserved upgrade.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Fri, 01/27/2017 - 11:06am
Is a new multifunction printer on your St. Louis company's wish list for 2017? These office workhorses are a smart investment. By combining the capabilities of four different technologies into one device, your business can save money, space, and time.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Thu, 12/29/2016 - 11:50am
Printer and copier malfunctions are only funny when they happen in someone else's office. When it's your turn, it's a bit of an understatement to say that downtimes are somewhat less than amusing.
The truth is, many printer issues are caused by end-user errors and missed maintenance opportunities. A little patience and proactive maintenance are all it takes to keep your St. Louis office's devices from driving everyone crazy.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Wed, 11/23/2016 - 12:05pm
Did you know your St. Louis small business may be spending as much as 15% of annual revenues on printing costs and document management? Because print-related costs often go undetected, many business owners don't realize how an unmanaged print environment can impact their bottom line.
Here are three proactive steps your St. Louis business can take to work smarter, increase productivity, and save money.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Thu, 10/27/2016 - 2:13pm
Some trends don't live up to the hype—mullets, for example. No one wants to be the guy who had a mullet "back then" just to be on trend. But some trends exist because people are starting to realize something important, and they stand the test of time. The latter is true of the trend toward digital everything in the office.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Thu, 09/29/2016 - 11:52am
You've purchased the latest multifunction printer and other state-of-the-art imaging equipment for your St. Louis office, but the expected improvements in productivity haven't materialized. Your staff members are highly skilled and trained to get the most from your devices, so you know that's not the problem. Could it be your print environment and device layout?
Submitted by Walter Whal on Thu, 08/25/2016 - 2:52pm
Have you ever printed a document and discovered an unfamiliar document in the print tray?
Perhaps a print job you didn't request printed along with yours, or maybe the document was not retrieved from the print tray by the owner.
Either way, this seemingly insignificant error has the potential to cause a major security breach within your St. Louis organization.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Thu, 07/28/2016 - 11:35am
As the decision maker for your businesses expenditures, you have a weighty responsibility and a lot to consider. You have to please the board, consider the budget, your employees, your customers, and much more. All of this comes into play when it's time to replace or upgrade your printers. It's difficult, some would even say impossible, to please everyone, so where do you start? Well, one office workhorse that has proven to serve multiple needs and desire is the multifunctional printer.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Thu, 06/30/2016 - 11:07am
When your copier and multifunction printer are cranking out documents without a hitch, that's a good day for your St. Louis staff. It's those other days that drive everyone crazy.
Whether it's paper jams and black lines or crazy-slow print speeds, multifunction printer problems can bring workflows to a standstill.
Easy, In-House Troubleshooting
Check out these tips to discover which problems are an easy fix, and which ones mean you should call in the pros.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Fri, 05/27/2016 - 9:46am
When selecting an office equipment provider, it’s important to enter into a partnership with someone who understands your needs and demands. At United Business Systems we aim to be your go-to partner for all of your print and document management needs.