I have recently visited Ireland, and seen how the GDPR has affected the Office Automation industry. Since the introduction of the GDPR, the standard offering of MFP (Multi-Functional Printers), has changed from simply being a hardware device, to now including 3rd party print management software applications, and this is not negotiable.In South Africa, the inevitable introduction […]
Customising Software Solutions is what we do: flexibility in solutions, pricing & focus on client needs is where we are heading.
The market place is currently focused on simplicity-as-a-service (SaaS) and Printsol has moved into the realm of being a Software Delivery and Service provider. No longer merely product centric, part of the service is to provide flexible solutions focused on the clients’ requirements. This entails specific needs analysis, accurate quoting, and efficient technical support.The role […]
The trend in many industries is to outsource key services like IT, finance, accounting, marketing, and or entire projects that need to be executed for a period. Brett, our GM outlined some of the key benefits to outsourcing corporate solutions.Specialised skill setA company may require skills that do not necessarily reside within the current organisation, […]
They say that ‘a new broom sweeps clean’ which is certainly the case with the General Manager at Printsol.Who is he?Brett, brings great experience and knowledge to play in the re positioning of the Printsol brand. Over the 16 years that Printsol has operated in the print management software industry (quite a mouthful), 2019 sees […]
The Challenge:Customers often look to software products to resolve thier specific problem. In the industry in which we operate, the issue could be to ensure the security of documents by using authentication on the MFP (Multi-Functional Printers), this would be in line with specific acts being introduced, such as POPIA or GDPR. In some cases, […]
A breach in document security could have dire and long-lasting effects on your brand and your customers. Data encryption & tracking is the solution. Stop. Think about the daily information exchanged in any industry. Legal and medical fields are obviously handling confidential data around individual’s, their financial situations, health status and contacts but have you considered […]
As we enter the final stretch of 2018 everyone is winding down to reflect on what has been and what is to come in 2019. An area that impacts all of us is the right to security of personal information and the responsibility of companies to protect personal information, especially in light of all of […]
A common problem faced daily by corporate workers is the amount of time it takes to re-create PDF documents. The need to convert PDF-to-Word documents exists in most industries and it is somebodies’ job to physically re-type the information over into Mircrosoft Word or Excel. The risk of human error to the data is high, […]
South African matric students are currently writing their final exams. Those individuals going on to tertiary education next year have already made application and started planning for the big move to an independent existence, away from home.What to expect One of the realities faced by most university and college students is to budget their allowance for […]
A few weeks ago, I learned that there are only 130 Dermatologists in South Africa. This is an astounding fact! Further to this, I was told that if you need to see one of these specialists, it can take up to a year to get an appointment. A lot can happen in a year, especially […]
The opportunity to quote a customer on potential work is of great value. New business can be won or lost at this point in the relationship, so it is important to take the time to assess the required work in its entirety. Consider all factors that could impact on the job so as not to […]
The cost incurred when a company implements changes to comply with acts such as the POPI act and GDPR need to be in line with the benefits otherwise there will be resistance, and the implementation process will be drawn out. In fact, there is always a good chance that many companies will do nothing until […]
Are you responsible to your company for accurately allocating telephone and document costs?Are you still pulling values from your telephone and print reports, consolidating these and then sending them to management, only to find some values have been put under the incorrect columns?Having a single view on document and telephone costs makes life easier and […]
The decision to upgrade your printer fleet to include software is not an easy one. Your hardware supplier should be contacted, to assess the software compatibility with your current hardware, based on your feature requirements.Testing the software’s compatibility with your existing IT infrastructure is essential. Within an organisation this task usually falls to the IT […]
Flexible work hours and work spaces have become the norm in many companies. Allowing people to be productive in environments that suit their lifestyle is valued by employees entering the job market. MoPri appeals to the latest way of working.Who benefits from MoPri?MoPri appeals to individuals who choose not to be office-bound and to businesses with small offices that would […]
How and where we work is evolving to suit our lifestyle choices. Flexible working hours and a mobile workforce mean that employers need to revisit the optimisation of their print fleet. You should have the ability to move machines in office areas to ensure that optimisation is achieved and cost savings met. User functionality needs […]
Reading a recent article on XaaS (Everything as a Service), I was surprised to see that the traditional mindset around “services” is shifting away from Cloud Based solutions (SaaS) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) toward XaaS (Everything as a Service).Even the way we travel has now become a service, think of Uber and Taxify; […]
When I have discussions with friends and colleagues about legal fees the biggest issue seems to be around how costs such as print, copy, fax and telephone calls are added onto the bill. Accountability seems to be a point of contention for most people for the simple reason that the administration costs cannot accurately be […]
SummaryWith confidential patient data a prime security concern for the National Health Service (NHS), it is taking proactive steps to stop data leaks. One source that pose a potential security risk is the seemingly innocuous multifunction printer (MFP). Often, internet-connected, networked MFPs can be vulnerable to an attack.
Much of the information needed to supply high-quality; accountable health care is locked in paper or document form. A further challenge is that when dealing with a specific case, such as a cancer patient, there are many parties involved…oncologists, surgeons, pharmacists etc.In my recent experience, a family member was treated incorrectly for a side effect […]
It is often said that a product is only as valuable as the implementation.Software implementationThis saying is especially true when dealing with software installations. Printsol supplies various leading document and print management solutions, and we want to ensure that our products are installed correctly, in a well planned out process.We have certified technicians to assist […]
The Internet of Printers empowers Resellers and End Users to make decisions to OPTIMIZE Printer Fleet hardware.
Until now, companies have had to rely on Office Automation companies to conduct an assessment of their current printer environment and put forward proposals on how hardware costs could be reduced or printer fleets optimized.Manual data collection This labour-intensive method is extremely time consuming for the Office Automation sales person. To gather all the necessary information, […]
Our goal is to use Business Intelligence (BI) to make it EASY to manage printing costs, OPTIMISE printer fleets and SIMPLIFY supplies fulfilment.Printsol Fleet Manager (PFM) – collects information from PrintFleetsoftware applications and displays business specific results on an easy-to-use dashboard. Recommendations for optimisation of equipment is provided to empower the user to make informed decisions. […]
Keep a beat on your print environments with DCA Pulse. PrintFleet® has made several improvements to our traditional data collection agent for greater data accuracy and performance efficiency.
What businesses operating in South Africa need to be aware of is that the GDPR applies in EU member states as well as where data is transferred to or from the EU. This means that businesses operating in South Africa which engage in business with persons in EU member states will fall within the ambit […]
Any course of business requires producing documents at the company printer or MFP and making telephone calls through the company PABX. Whilst these functions are a necessity, these are often costs that cannot be recovered, so the best way to keep these costs as low as possible, is to manage usage on these devices.The real […]
“With Nuance SafeCom, we can ensure that all of our staff can print documents confidentially, and additional functionalities mean that assistants can still pick up printouts for their managers.” Berthold Loritz, Head of IT Volksbank Reutlingen
70% and 80% of South African adults have been victims of cybercrime in their lifetime
Traditionally Print Management(PM) Software and Document Capture(DC) Software has been offered to companies as a means to “reduce” print costs, and improve the user experience with printers and Multi-Function Devices (MFD). The Return on Investment (ROI) would be reducing waste and by managing the volume of colour prints and copies to potentially save up to 30% on costs.