Monthly Archives: December 2015

Five Unique BizHub Applications for Your Konica Minolta MFP

If you’re in the market for a new copier, you may be considering what type of options and add-ons would be most beneficial to your office. You’ve probably already heard about Konica Minolta’s top-of-the-line multi-function printers (MFPs) and the bizhub control panel screen, which presents information in a way unlike most other printers. And while this helps productivity, it can also do some extra fascinating things that are very unique to the bizhub MarketPlace application store.

While these apps aren’t always necessary, they certainly will boost work morale, especially for those who spend time staring at a print job waiting to finish.

1. Announcement. With this app, you can place ads and announcements as screensavers so anyone in the office can be reminded of important events and dates whenever they use the machine.

2. Stock quotes. With the bizhub Connector for Finance, your office can have access to stock quotes on the MFP display panel. This is especially helpful for those in the financial field but can be a good way to spend the wait for your copies regardless.

3. Twitter. Turn making prints and copies from a chore to something that people will enjoy by implementing Twitter right into your Konica Minolta MFP.

4. RSS Feeds. Another way to make printing and copying more entertaining is to add the RSS Feeds app. This app can aggregate any type of news or information you want, whether it’s the local news, business, sports, you name it.

5. Weather. Perhaps both entertaining and productive, the Weather app can show different locations and give you important information you may need to plan whether or not you want to go outside on your lunch break, if you’re going to need your raincoat tomorrow, and more.

If you think that BizHub apps could help improve your office’s productivity and efficiency, and a Konica Minolta MFP would be right for you, go to Caltronics.net to see how Caltronics Business Systems, a certified dealer for Managed Print Services with Konica Minolta, can help. They get your office the right type of equipment and software that you need to have your office running better than ever before.

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Five New Year’s Resolutions for Your Office

New Year’s Resolutions are hard to follow, especially if you are trying to do it alone or choose resolutions that are overly ambitious. Below are some ideas for resolutions your whole office can do together, with some outside help, in order to improve your office’s environment, productivity, and morale.

Five New Year’s Resolutions for Your Officewishing you all a

  1. Save more paper. Going green is a common resolution for individuals and offices, but many don’t know where to begin. Aiming to save paper is a great place to start. And with managed print services by Caltronics, you will get the help you need to make this resolution a success.
  2. Be more productive. This is a great goal for any office, especially in competitive industries. One way to help be more productive is to look at your document workflow. Do you have an old printer or too much hardware clogging up office space? Use the New Year to add some new equipment to your office that will make you more productive, like Konica Minolta multi-function printers with Bizhub apps to help you get your work done quickly and efficiently.
  3. Reduce your printer and copier frustrations. Even if you have state-of-the-art, multi-function printers/copiers, you still might experience many frustrations that slow workflow. Make it a resolution to get some help! Caltronics Business Solutions can work with you to find the best solutions for your office printing issues and will help you make the right changes over time to have much less frustration.
  4. Go digital. Going digital is a New Year’s resolution that can help your office go green and make your office more efficient and secure. Cloud services can help with all of these goals. By bringing your work environment to the cloud, you will ensure the security of your data.
  5. Get healthier. Getting healthier is another popular individual resolution that you can put to good use in the office. Some good places to start are trying to offer healthier snacks and water in vending machines and promoting getting outside of the office during lunch breaks. And if you follow the above resolutions and make your office more productive, you and your coworkers will have more time to get out of the office and get healthier together.