Tag Archive: cloud printing

Influencing Change: Moving to the Cloud

Cloud Analyst, David Linthicum, said that ‘technology issues don’t typically stop cloud implementations. More often than not, it’s the people’. As with any new technology, there is often internal resistance to change – what if it doesn’t work out? Do we know the weaknesses and how to deal with them? How will an office cope without paper copies of contracts or the physical processes that businesses have used for decades? Creating change within your organisation means that you need to communicate the benefits to every stakeholder and involve decision-makers early on. Benefits of Cloud Printing In 2011, IBM executive Mark Dean was already referring to the ‘post-PC era’ – a time when people rely more on mobile devices than PCs read more...

Printing from Your Phone: There’s an App for That

Smartphones are ubiquitous – even if your business doesn’t provide sales people with smartphones, it’s likely that your staff have used their phones for checking emails or other work tasks at some point. If they’re doing more and more of their work from smartphones and tablets, it makes sense to let them print from those devices. At the moment, emailing items between the devices is the simplest way of getting them from place to place. Unfortunately, this wastes time and can present problems if you need to print a particularly large file. PrintBack from Xerox Printers That’s why Xerox launched PrintBack – an app for both Android and iOS devices that let you print to the device at work from read more...