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Scodix to Launch Scodix Ultra Press at Print 13

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News – For Immediate Distribution Scodix to Launch Scodix Ultra Press at Print 13 The production speed and features of the new Scodix Ultra™ make this print enhancement digital press ideal for commercial print service providers, folding cartons packaging convertors, web-to-print shops and trade finishers CHICAGO – September 3, 2013 – Scodix, the leading provider of digital enhancement solutions for the graphic arts industry, today announced they will be launching the industry’s fastest...
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By The Numbers: 2015-2016 Industry Printing Statistics Are Out And The Details Are Surprising

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By The Numbers: 2015-2016 Industry Printing Statistics Are Out And The Details Are Surprising By West McDonald, Oct 19, 2017 9:29:17 AM We all know that “big data”, when gathered and analyzed, can tell a story like no other. Print Audit has run the numbers on user-based print behavior and compiled a compilation of some of the most interesting findings which you will read about now. We compiled rich user, document and device-based data from 2015 and 2016 and built Insight BI dashboards to...
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Conducting a Killer Planning Session with your Team

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Conducting a Killer Planning Session with your Team by Print Audit Getting motivated to write is tough. It has been months since I started this series and I have started, put off, continued and started again. I have had the best luck writing these on a plane which is where I am now – flying from Nashville through Toronto back to Calgary. Read more of this post
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Coloring Outside the Lines: How Child’s Play Changed Crayola

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Coloring Outside the Lines: How Child’s Play Changed Crayola Posted on September 3, 2015 by Print Audit As positive as I try to be, I find myself getting a wee bit more cynical and a touch more cranky every year. Once bitten and twice shy I suppose. Every once in awhile, however, I see a company or a person doing something really cool and I find myself believing, once again, that surprisingly simple things can make a huge difference. Recently my wife shared with me a project she is working...
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Getting the Most Out of Your Support Experience – Part I: How to Fix a Broken Fence

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The ‘Net is full of horror stories from both those providing support and those requiring support. Sadly, both groups want exactly the same thing – to have an issue addressed as quickly, as painlessly and as thoroughly as possible. From the point of view of those whose job it is to provide support, no matter how well prepared we are, inbound support calls are always “reverse cold calls.” We never know what or who we will be dealing with. Folks calling in for support can do a little...
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More Firing Than Hiring? 4 Proven Ways To Hire Right The First Time

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More Firing Than Hiring? 4 Proven Ways To Hire Right The First Time by Print Audit Do you want to hire fast or do you want the right person? I just read an article that highlighted a recruiter that made 120 hires in one year . Pretty impressive. What the article didn’t talk about, though, is how many of those 120 are still in those roles and if they are making valuable contributions to the organization. Read more of this post
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Print Audit Announces the Top 100 List of Companies

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Print Audit Announces the Top 100 List of Companies June 2, 2014 Calgary, Alberta - June 2, 2014 - Print Audit® announced today the creation of a Top 100 list of companies, which they believe will be responsible for transforming the imaging industry. Currently, the industry is undergoing an unprecedented level of change. Some examples are: In March, 2014, International Paper closed its largest mill located in Courtand, Alabama, reducing their paper making capacity by about one third, or...
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Print Audit Insight Webinar

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here's the link, I previewed it on Friday and it's unreal.  I can see MIF field placements by county, in addition I can drill down with customers and find inefficiencies with their printing habits.  You've got to see this!!! ...
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Print Audit® Opens Additional Attendee Spots for Exclusive Top 100 Summit

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Print Audit® Opens Additional Attendee Spots for Exclusive Top 100 Summit April 8, 2015 Calgary, Alberta - April 8, 2015 - Print Audit®, the company that helps office equipment dealers grow their businesses, announced today that due to high demand it has extended the registration limit for the Top 100 Summit from 40 to 50. The Summit is an invitation-only, all expenses paid (less airfare) event for some of the proven leaders in Managed Print today. The event will take place at The Chateaux,...
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Print Audit Premier Helps Dove Data Products Increase Annual Revenue by 3.7 Million

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Print Audit Premier Helps Dove Data Products Increase Annual Revenue by 3.7 Million August 6, 2013 Print Audit® has published a new case study which reveals how the Premier program has helped Dove Data Products increase annual revenue by 3.7 million Calgary, Alberta - August 6, 2013 - Print Audit® has published a new case study which reveals how the Premier program has helped Dove Data Products add over 3.7 million in annual revenue. Premier, winner of the 2013 MPSA Leadership Award For Best...
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Print Audit® Releases Print Audit 6.7.5

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Print Audit® Releases Print Audit 6.7.5 The latest release of Print Audit 6, which features several tracking enhancements and fixes, is available free of charge to current users. Calgary, Alberta - September 4, 2013 - Print Audit®, the print management company, has released a new version of its flagship print tracking software, Print Audit 6. Print Audit 6.7.5 includes several enhancements and fixes to the program’s tracking client as well as installation and configuration improvements.
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How a Short Conversation about Print Audit Print Rules Landed a $40K Order

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A few months ago, I was able to secure an appointment with a prospect on the premise that we might be able to lower their costs by reducing their copy and print overage charges from their current vendor. The overage pitch was not my idea, but was borrowed from Paul Giorgi from Print Audit . I've been using the overage pitch off an on over the last few months. During our survey, I was able to discover that the prospect has two MFP devices, one color and one black. The color unit had a speed...
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Margins Getting Tight? Saving Money AND Increasing Marketing Effectiveness

If you are a small to medium sized business you may be looking for ways to grow by developing a more effective marketing program. You also know that the world is changing and what might have been effective even 5 years ago might not do the trick today. That’s why we’ve written this blog! To help you shorten your cycles and to more effectively build a marketing strategy that won’t break the bank. A traditional marketing department for a small to medium sized business focuses on 2 key areas:...
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Color Me Crazy: The Shocking Truth About Hyperlinks

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  Color Me Crazy: The Shocking Truth About Hyperlinks   by Print Audit   What drives your customers crazy?  Many, many things drive them nuts. A good portion of them are crazy already, or at least unstable. Why else do they...
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Epson Partners with Print Audit Australasia to Expand Portfolio of Managed Print Services

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Epson Australia today announced its partnership with Print Audit Australasia, a comprehensive provider of device and print management solutions. Epson’s certification of Print Audit Australasia applies to the entire line of Epson WorkForce Pro and Replaceable Ink Pack System (RIPS) enabled commercial printers powered by Epson’s next generation printing technology, PrecisionCore. The partnership enables IT network professionals to utilise Print Audit Australasia tools designed to automate...
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Data Breach Got You Down? 3 Proven Document Security Tips For Office Copy & Print

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By West McDonald, Vice President of Business Development, Print Audit & Owner, FocusMPS Your company data is valuable, and unfortunately, you’re not the only one who thinks so. We live in a world where data theft is becoming a bigger issue every day. Here are some alarming statistics: Growth of 66% CAGR in security incidents ( source ) 19% of US healthcare providers report a security breach in the last year and say that nearly 10% of the time it was from a colleague ( source ) Almost...
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Focus Is The Shiniest New Object Around – A Fireside Chat with Chris Mee of ImageOne

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Focus Is The Shiniest New Object Around – A Fireside Chat with Chris Mee of ImageOne by Print Audit January is a great month for reflection and planning for the year ahead. Specific to managed print, there are a lot of different opinions on what the future holds. Industry pundits are quite happy to fill your head with their ideas of what office equipment dealers need to do to keep up with the changing times. I personally believe that the best opinions related to the future of managed print...
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Document Systems Joins Print Audit Premier to Provide Customers with Proactive Support and Lower Printing Costs

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Document Systems Joins Print Audit Premier to Provide Customers with Proactive Support and Lower Printing Costs April 1, 2014 Calgary, Alberta - April 1, 2014 - Document Systems, an office solutions provider based out of California, has joined Print Audit Premier to provide customers with proactive support and lower printing costs. Premier is a subscription program that gives office equipment dealers virtually unlimited access to all of Print Audit’s products for one low monthly price.
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Does The Office Equipment Industry Need Saving?

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Does The Office Equipment Industry Need Saving? By West McDonald, May 3, 2017 10:04:22 AM Print Audit has made it its mission for 2017 to “ save the office equipment industry . ” A pretty bold statement, right? Question is, does the office equipment channel really need saving? And if so, what kinds of things is Print Audit doing to make good on its mission statement? Read more »
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How To Stop Talking About Innovation and Finally Do It

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How To Stop Talking About Innovation and Finally Do It By West McDonald, Nov 1, 2016 10:01:32 AM We all talk about innovation and disruption but few of us actually do anything about it. Sometimes we say we don’t need to Innovate, we just need to hunker down and be better at what we already do. That’s okay. Sometimes. But other times we know it’s not okay and that we need to innovate to survive and thrive. The problem: few know the secrets to successfully move thoughts about innovation into...
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GreatAmerica Financial & Print Audit Introduce First Seat Based Billing Financing Contract

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Calgary, Alberta – January 4, 2017 – GreatAmerica Financial Services, the largest independent small ticket national commercial equipment finance company, announced today that it has partnered with Print Audit® to present the market’s first Seat Based Billing (SBB) financing options for managed print. Office equipment and imaging dealers now have the option to finance managed print agreements under a Seat-based model. Print Audit worked with GreatAmerica to ensure that all SBB variables were...
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IT Naledi Solutions appointed as the official distributor for Print Audit

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IT Naledi Solutions today announced that it has been appointed as the official Middle East and Africa distributor for Print Audit, a global leading print management company, in a move intended to expand the latter's services in the managed print services market to include both dealers and corporate end users. "Using Print Audit for both device management in terms of automated meter readings, ‘just in time' consumable supply chain and service status management and being able to provide...
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Its Time For A Print Audit

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As computer networks grow and more and more users are brought on line there is one part of the network that is often forgotten and goes unmanaged.  This growth can lead to unnecessary cost and also higher volumes of help desk issues.  It...
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Lexmark Introduces Advanced Output Management for Healthcare

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Lexmark Introduces Advanced Output Management for Healthcare New solution frees clinicians to focus on patient care instead of print output tasks. Lexmark International, Inc., a global imaging solutions leader, today announced the availability of Lexmark Advanced Output Management for Healthcare, a solution that combines durable, easy-to-use Lexmark printers with advanced queue management software to provide highly reliable, fast and accurate delivery of healthcare information, freeing...
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RIP: The Death of Privacy

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P: The Death of Privacy by Print Audit A couple of years ago I sat in on a Millennials panel at a COMPTIA event. There were 5 or 6 young folks sitting at the front of the room taking questions from a room of predominantly 50 year old plus business people. It all started off congenially enough but quickly devolved into one of the most contentious and fiery things I have ever witnessed! Read more of this post
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Top 5 Reasons Enterprises Deploy a Print Management Solution

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The Managed Print Services market is expected to grow to $12.3 billion (£7.4 billion) through 2018, up from $10 billion (£6.4 billion) last year . So who says print is dead? Achieving cost reductions used to be a main driver for deploying a print management solution. But pressure on IT to provide additional value from their existing multi-functional printer (MFP) fleet to meet changing business conditions have surfaced additional reasons for deploying a print management solution. SEE ALSO:...
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The MPSA is pleased to announce the winners of its Global 2016 MPSA MPS Awards.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE POMPANO BEACH, Fla, July 25, 2016 — The MPSA is pleased to announce the winners of its Global 2016 MPSA MPS Awards. The Global MPSA MPS Awards were established in 2010 to honor those companies that have excelled in various areas related to managed print. Winners serve as shining examples to the community regarding their commitment and expertise in managed print services (MPS). An esteemed judging panel of industry leaders, chosen from the MPSA membership and led by...
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The Top 100 Summit “What To Wear” Guide

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The Top 100 Summit “What To Wear” Guide by Print Audit September might seem a long ways away with summer about to begin, but it's never too early to start thinking about what you should pack for the Top 100 Summit in Park City Utah. No need to worry, your friends from the Top 100 Advisory Committee are here to help you plan ahead! Read more of this post
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The War For The Modern Office Has Begun

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The War For The Modern Office Has Begun by Print Audit In 2015, Print Audit was proud to introduce you to The 7 Deadly Sinners of the Office Equipment Industry. They shared the good, the bad, and the exciting issues facing our channel. Read more of this post
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Supplies Network Announced as Sponsor For Exclusive Top 100 Summit

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Calgary, Alberta - August 4, 2015 - Print Audit® is proud to announce Supplies Network as a sponsor for the Top 100 Summit. The Top 100 Summit will take place at the Chateaux - Deer Valley Resort, in Park City, Utah, on September 25th - 27th, 2015. The Summit will be an exclusive, invitation-only event for some of the proven leaders in Managed Print today. “We value the opportunity to hear first-hand from leading MPS providers the challenges they face in the market,” said Sarah Custer, MPS...
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Webinar Announced for New Business Intelligence Tool: Print Audit Insight

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Webinar Announced for New Business Intelligence Tool: Print Audit Insight April 10, 2015 Calgary, Alberta - April 10, 2015 - Print Audit®, the company that helps office equipment dealers grow their businesses, announced today that it will conduct a public webinar on Wednesday, April the 29th to showcase its new Business Intelligence Dashboard known as Insight. The new reporting tool, which will be made available exclusively to North American Premier members, provides a powerful way to marry...
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Xerox Expands Managed Print Services

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As enterprises look to better manage an influx of documents and data,Xerox announced it has responded with new tools to print for less - and print less - while simplifying how work gets done in a secure and sustainable way."Work is no longer a...
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Why Some Car Mechanics Know More About MPS Than Some MPS Providers Do

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Why Some Car Mechanics Know More About MPS Than Some MPS Providers Do by Print Audit Not many people know this about me but I’m a bit of a certified car nut. Since I was 15 I have owned 100’s of cars, everything from Jaguars to Chevy’s to Volkswagen’s. Through my myriad of cars I have become rather handy in repairing cars. I have acquired many tools that not only help me repair cars but also diagnose issues. Read more of this post
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New EFI IQuote Software Brings Innovation to the World of Estimating

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NEWS -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New EFI IQuote Software Brings Innovation to the World of Estimating at Print 13 FOSTER CITY, California -- September 8, 2013 -- EFI ™ (Nasdaq: EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced that a new version of EFI IQuote estimating software developed for the worldwide market is making its North American debut at the Print 13 trade show in Chicago. The software, one of eight EFI products to win a 2013 MUST SEE ’EMS...
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One Device To Rule Them All

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One Device To Rule Them All by Print Audit Say goodbye to your laptop, tablet, personal computer and smartphone. One day soon they will be museum pieces or laughable curiosities tucked away in one of your junk drawers. “You actually used that thing Dad?” The day is coming in the not so distant future when the myriad of devices you use independently today will no longer be relevant. Read more of this post
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Not So Mickey Mouse: What Walt Disney Can Teach Us About Re-Energizing Our Businesses

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Not So Mickey Mouse: What Walt Disney Can Teach Us About Re-Energizing Our Businesses by Print Audit Remember the golden years of Walt Disney? When you think about your favorite Disney flick what comes to mind? Bambi? Snow White? Cinderella? What if I was to suggest that the era of princesses and funny cartoons has been replaced by something far more diverse and grown up? The Walt Disney Company today is far less “Mickey Mouse” and stronger than ever. Read more of this post
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Print Audit: A Year In Review

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Print Audit: A Year In Review By West McDonald, Dec 19, 2016 8:00:00 AM As you’ve no doubt noticed Print Audit has been very, very busy. Our mission this year was to save the office equipment industry through transformation ! In 2016 we decided to put all of our efforts into this mission, and the results have been incredible. Our Premier and Premier Plus members know this first hand, but for others, you might be surprised at all the new things we’ve developed to the betterment of the channel...
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Print Audit® Adds Powerful Toner Consolidation Features to Facilities Manager Version 3.8.0

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Print Audit® Adds Powerful Toner Consolidation Features to Facilities Manager Version 3.8.0 June 15, 2015 Calgary, Alberta - June 15, 2015 - Print Audit®, the company that helps office equipment dealers grow their businesses, has added a wide variety of innovative new features to the latest version of its remote meter reading solution, Facilities Manager. Facilities Manager version 3.8.0 contains several new alerting, reporting and device management features. The most significant...
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Print Audit Announces Epson as Headline Sponsor For Exclusive Top 100 Summit

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Calgary, Alberta - August 25, 2015 - Print Audit® is proud to announce Epson America, Inc., as a headline sponsor in the OEM category for the Top 100 Summit. The Top 100 Summit will take place at the Chateaux, Deer Valley, in Park City, Utah, on September 25th - 27th, 2015. The Summit will be an exclusive, invitation-only event for some of the proven leaders in Managed Print today. "Epson is doing some fantastic things around their solutions and Replaceable Ink Pack Systems capabilities,"...
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Print Audit® Announces Exclusive, Invitation Only Top 100 Summit

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Print Audit® Announces Exclusive, Invitation Only Top 100 Summit February 12, 2015 Calgary, Alberta - February 12, 2015 - Print Audit® is proud to announce that the Top 100 Summit venue and dates have been selected. The Top 100 Summit will take place at The Chateaux - Deer Valley, in Park City, Utah, on September 25th - 27th, 2015. The Summit will be an exclusive, all expenses paid (less airfare), invitation only event for some of the proven leaders in Managed Print today. “Park City is one...
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Print Audit® Announces Integration with NewField IT CompleteView User Analytics

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Print Audit® Announces Integration with NewField IT CompleteView User Analytics November 4, 2014 Calgary, Alberta - November 4, 2014 - Print Audit®, the company that helps office equipment dealers grow their businesses, announced today that user print data gathered with Print Audit 6 now integrates with NewField IT’s CompleteView® User Analytics. Print Audit 6 is a suite of print management tools which captures 35 fields of information about each print job. The software tracks who printed,...
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Print Audit Announces Moderator/MC for the 2016 Top 100 Summit

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Calgary, AB - August 15, 2016 - Print Audit® announced today the appointment of Paul Brady, Managing Director of Business Enabled, as the Moderator/MC (Master of Ceremonies) for the 2016 Top 100 Summit . The role is an important one as the Moderator must have the proven ability to guide business leaders of all backgrounds as they spend 3 days together building the business model of the future. Mr. Brady’s experience includes founder and long term managing director of a highly successful...
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Print Audit Continues to Improve its Industry Leading Local Tracking with Facilities Manager

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Print Audit Continues to Improve its Industry Leading Local Tracking with Facilities Manager Print Audit has once again improved its local tracking in Facilities Manager with the ability to track detailed information from locally connected HP devices via the HP SNMP Proxy Agent. Calgary, Alberta - July 9, 2013 - Print Audit® has become known for having the most advanced local device tracking in the industry and has once again improved its local tracking in Facilities Manager with the ability...
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Print Audit Earns Prestigious CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark

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Print Audit Earns Prestigious CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark November 23, 2015 Calgary, AB - November 23, 2015 - Print Audit® announced today it has received the CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark™, a respected industry credential that signifies its adherence to best practices for technology service delivery and customer interaction. “Earning this credential identifies Print Audit as a business that meets or exceeds the best business practices the IT industry has to offer,” said Nancy...
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