Month: August 2019

Why implementing a Print management solution will support your business?

Businesses often focus on implementing solutions for IT, communications and marketing. However, print management is an area that is often overlooked in terms of reviewing efficiency, cost effectiveness and security of your devices. For 25 years, Mode has supported clients in London with their print management, ensuring that we offer a bespoke solution and help businesses understand their printing environments. Mode has often found with our London clients, that their print management requirements vary considerably, depending on the size of business, their objectives and their future strategies. Print management should be there to support your aims and an excellent supplier should make sure that they are improving your workflows to ensure that they are seamless and minimise downtime to be read more...

The Complications of Security Printing in Business

It is a misconception by many, that security of printing in business matters. However, a Quocirca report recently indicated that 61% of organisations reported at least 1 print-related data breach in the past year. The consequences of this, is not only expensive but time consuming for your business. So, what are the common security printing threats? Mode have examined the most that would be detrimental to you. (a) Printed documents left in the printer tray. This happens more regularly than you think. A team member prints a document, likely a sensitive document and it is forgotten about as they become distracted by another task. This then makes that document susceptible to theft by anyone that has access to your offices. read more...

What Does Managed Print Services Mean?

The exact definition of ‘Managed Print Services’ is vague because it varies from company to company. However, the end result is straightforward: managed print services help you gain an understanding of and greater control over the printing behaviours in your workforce. As a result, this helps save money on ink and paper, while also boosting the productivity levels of your staff. What’s more, managed print can help with security and is often better for the environment. Essentially, managed print services use special software on your computers to monitor print activities. It assesses patterns in print behaviour and begins to plan for change. Its overall aim is to help you make better use of your printers within an office environment. Not read more...

Mode’s charity donations totals over £25k this year!

Mode has always had a long standing relationship with its 3 charities: Together for Short Lives, Marie Curie and Blue Cross. In our pursuit of being mindful of our responsibilities in contributing to these amazing causes, as we have grown so has our capacity to donate more to help others. We have exceedingly strong links with Marie Curie who’s Hertfordshire’s head office is near our head office. They provide care and support for over 40,000 living with terminal illness and their families to make life as comfortable as possible. Blue Cross help the sick, injured and abandoned homeless pets since 1897 across the UK. Their work is so valuable, with shelters across the country and constant projects to better their read more...

5 Interesting Facts about the World Wide Web

The World Wide Web is only 30 years old, yet it’s hard to imagine a life without it. We use it at work, to connect with people across the planet and even to order our food. Here are some facts about the internet you might not have known: 1.     The World Wide Web was Invented by Tim Bernes-Lee Thirty years ago, in 1989, the world’s biggest physics lab (CERN) was a hub of innovation and ideas. In March of that year, Tim Bernes-Lee imagined a structure that connected information across different computers in a user friendly way and wrote a proposal titled “Information Management: A Proposal”. Two years later, the World Wide Web was prevalent. Today, Bernes-Lee has mixed emotions read more...