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hybrid working future

Are there the right printing and document management tools to support hybrid working?

May 10, 2021 9:41 am Published by Comments Off on Are there the right printing and document management tools to support hybrid working?

We’ve now had time to adapt to working from home, and as we slowly come out of lock down, businesses are considering how we should work going forward. You may have been told not to return, you may have been told come back in the office, or you may have been told that you can work at home and in the office to ensure that we slowly readapt to life and prevent the spread of the virus again. However, Mode was wondering how may people were struggling to work from home because you didn’t have the right print and document management tools to support you? You may have a home printer, so you may have been thinking, why do I read more...


remote working

Document Management is one of the key tools for the hybrid workplace

April 26, 2021 9:26 am Published by Comments Off on Document Management is one of the key tools for the hybrid workplace

So, we embraced the remote workforce at short notice and now as we evolve into more normality, businesses are addressing the need to support a hybrid working environment where teams are located not only in the office but also at home. So as businesses we need to address how in the long term, we address the reshaping of our operations. Whilst the government are still requesting, we work from home, for some, the return to the office has been necessary so we need to ensure that we have the sufficient solutions for our teams to collaborate efficiently. Document management is a proven tool that enhances the capability of your teams in being able to manage their work flows even though read more...


cloud printing

How is the cloud transforming the way we print?

March 22, 2021 9:37 am Published by Comments Off on How is the cloud transforming the way we print?

The cloud infrastructure has been rapidly growing and businesses have been using a cloud-first approach to their digital transformation. In the last quarter in 2018, cloud infrastructure providers saw double-digit growth, and this is a trend growing significantly as we have entered 2021 and the pandemic has sent us into a remote working environment. If a business has an on-premises IT department, often part of their responsibility is to ensure that their departments can print. Transforming their printing environment into the cloud means your IT department can include it into their digital strategy, reducing the burden and cost but increasing the positive customer experience. Let us look at the ways cloud printing supports your digital transformation: Printing in the cloud read more...


digital transformation

Digital Transformation and Your Printing Environment

March 18, 2021 4:37 pm Published by Comments Off on Digital Transformation and Your Printing Environment

I wonder if you ever knew that your managed print solution, printers, and copiers can support your digital transformation. However, you need to know how to gather the right insights from your devices. Most of us never really have any consideration for our printing environment. Scanners, printers, they are just there, like furniture, so why would we even think about it and how it can support our digital transformation?! However, you really should not underestimate your printers when you are considering how you digitally transform your business as these devices over the last few years have developed to such an extent that they can support your business in so many ways: Customer Experience Digital Workplace Innovation Security Productivity Compliance Sustainability read more...


print management

How your Managed Print Provider Support your Return to the Office

March 9, 2021 9:31 am Published by Comments Off on How your Managed Print Provider Support your Return to the Office

We have all been hit hard by this pandemic over the last year within our personal and business lives. Hopefully now we have our roadmap back to some normality along with the vaccine and we hope that we can start returning to the office in some way soon. Last year Xerox is a global business survey that estimated that 82% of the workforce would return in just over a year’s time and it appears that the estimate is fairly accurate! Right now, as the kids return to school, we are all contemplating several things regarding our return to the office and one of those elements for consideration, should be “how can our managed Print Solutions be ready to support our read more...


International Women's Day 2021

International Women’s Day 2021

March 8, 2021 9:26 am Published by Comments Off on International Women’s Day 2021

Mode Celebrates International Women’s Day with a look at the past years’ most influential women. Throughout history there have been so many incredible people that have shaped our future lives and changed the world. As it’s International Women’s Day we look at 5 women who, in the last year have broken the glass ceiling. Kamala Harris Born in California, her mother is from India and father from Jamaica. She is a woman of many firsts. In 2010, Harris became the first African American and first woman to serve as California’s Attorney-General. Then in 2016 she became the first Indian American to be elected to the US Senate and now in 2020 she became elected as the first female Vice President! read more...


Office

Returning Safely to the Office after Covid

February 24, 2021 9:41 am Published by Comments Off on Returning Safely to the Office after Covid

The Government have announced our plan for coming out of lockdown finally, and as businesses, we can start to plan for our teams to come back into the office. This must be done though with thought and consideration with clear plans in place so that not only as business leaders, you minimise the spread of the virus, but that your teams feel safe and secure in coming back into the office. So, what are the things we should all be thinking about now? Engage your teams in the plans! With every policy you implement in terms of safety for your teams, ensure that you engage with them with guidance and support, so that they are clear on the plan, what read more...


print management

Why do you need Print management software?

February 18, 2021 9:02 am Published by Comments Off on Why do you need Print management software?

We have all been there-printing by accident, printing several pages but printing one sided, forgetting that we have even printed! 15% can end up in the recycling bin! Often businesses cannot even comprehend what they are spending on their printing environment. Print management software can help your business understand the printing environment and make sure policies are in place to ensure you are maximising potential financial benefits. How can Print Management support your business? Understanding your printing environment If you do not understand what you print, then how can you assess what policies you need? So, Print Management Software can help you achieve: Assessing your print volumes. Performing audits on your printing devices. Planning how to improve your workflows through read more...


donating to charity

Mode donates once more to its chosen Charities totalling another £15K.

February 12, 2021 9:03 am Published by Comments Off on Mode donates once more to its chosen Charities totalling another £15K.

Mode has a very long history of supporting its Charities Marie Curie, Together for Short Lives and Blue Cross. We are all aware of how challenging this last year has been and never before have charities struggled to access the funds, they so vitally need in order to support the work they do. The pandemic has meant that regular donations are significantly reduced and Therefore, it was with great excitement that we recently contacted our three charities to inform them that were making another donation! Here’s what our charities had to say about this: “This is brilliant news and very much needed. On behalf of everyone at Marie Curie, I would just like to say that this donation and the read more...