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Articles by Function4

What is an Acceptable Turnaround Time for Copier Service?

November 27th, 2022 by Kevin Box

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Last week, during a conversation with a potential new customer with Function4, the customer asked me what is our turnaround time for service calls. My answer was four hours depending on the time of the day the call was placed. She seemed shocked, so...

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Posted in: General, Managed Print Services

Why Print Management Software? A View From Outer Space

November 7th, 2022 by Kevin Box

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When Neil Armstrong stepped off the Apollo 11 Lunar Module as the first human to ever set foot on the Moon, and uttered his famous line, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." He did so not knowing the impact it would have on future...

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Posted in: Managed Print Services

3 Reasons Why Your Organization Should Have Print Management Software

October 30th, 2022 by Kevin Box

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Did you see the movie Money Ball? In the movie, the Athletics General Manager, Billy Beane uncovered a new and revolutionary way to manage a baseball team using anaylitics. He hired a Harvard Graduate and analytics expert, Paul DePodesta (Peter Brand...

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Posted in: Managed Print Services

How to Select a Print Partner

October 24th, 2022 by Christian Colasono

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Day-to-day use of paper, toner, and other supplies is an everyday part of many businesses. The technology that supports that supply chain may be another story. Now is the time to think about how you can bring efficiency and flexibility into how your...

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Posted in: Managed Print Services

In-House vs. Outsourced Printing

October 17th, 2022 by Paul Perez

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For some organizations, print marketing is their primary avenue for distributing information to the public. Though digital marketing has unleashed new marketing methods such as SMS, Email, and Social-Media, print still plays a large role, and its effectiveness...

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Posted in: Managed Print Services

What Type of Label Printer Is Right For your Organization?

September 25th, 2022 by Jason Andrews

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My customers often call me inquiring about label printing, and one of the first questions I typically ask them is: "Will you be using a direct thermal or a thermal transfer printer?" Most inexperienced users have no idea what the difference...

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Posted in: Managed Print Services

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