HP Marketing Success eBook

HP has released a new eBook for assisting companies with marketing. They are releasing a chapter per month and you might find it interesting.

HP Marketing Success

From the HP landing page:

What is a document management system?

"A document management system (DMS) is a computer system (or set of computer programs) used to track and store electronic documents and/or images of paper documents. The term has some overlap with the concepts of Content Management Systems and is often viewed as a component of Enterprise Content Management Systems and related to Digital Asset Management, Document imaging, Workflow systems and Records Management systems."

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Document_management

Information is easier to steal if you don’t put it on your laptop

TechDirt last year had a blog posting titled Why Keep Personal Information on a Laptop When It’s Much Easier to Steal on a CD.


It is a pretty interesting article and points out that companies, like insurance companies, are not very careful with their data.

Multifunction Printers: The Forgotten Security Risk

"That networked multifunction printer sitting innocently in the corner of your office just might be the most significant entry point for hackers to hijack sensitive data from your business," warns an eWeek article today.

Get a good look at your data

We have a lot of data that we use in business. How in the world can we begin to use it?

Evan Goldberg of Inc. Magazine had a great article on using your information technology to understand your data better.

Three most important scanning features

If you are looking to implement a scanning solution, it is very important that you have three, very important features. Those features are not scanning to email, scanning to folder and scanning to document management. Then, what do you think they are?

Scan to email, folder and document management systems are very important features that can not be over looked. They are never the most critical components, but these are the features that most people consider. Most often, people forget to look at the most critical features first.

Document System Security

I was thinking a little today about security of documents. I was thinking about how most organizations think that documents are secure, but upon further reflection, find that documents are not nearly as secure as we think.

When we start to consider all of the things a copier can do, we realize that we really don’t just buy copiers anymore. We buy multi-function products. One of the functions of a multi-function product is the simple function of scanning. We can scan to folder, scan to ftp, scan to Novel, scan to email, scan to fax, scan to databases and so many more places.