The Datamax Thinking Blog

Educating, collaborating, and sparking ideas for maximizing the technology that matters.


Give Green, Get Green: Best Printing Practices that Impact the Environment & Your Bottom Line

3 Ways Canon's UVgel Technology is a Wide Format Game-Changer

Doomsday Defense: Develop A Business Continuity Game Plan to Sack any Business Disruption

3 Best Practices for Filling the Healthcare IT Security Gap

Cloud Formation: Why Moving to the Cloud Makes Sense for Your Communications Platform

Straight to the (Out) Source: 5 Questions to Ask a Potential Managed IT Partner

5 Stats that Prove the Communication Revolution has Reached the Workforce

Do You Have an Open Door Policy With Your Copier?

3 Steps to Pulling Weeds Out of Your Print Landscape

Practical Business IT Security Tips for Your Entire Team

3 Ways to Put the 'Pro' Back into Your Production Print Solution

Tidy Up Business Processes, Transform Daily Workflow

Masters of Copier Service: Performance Metrics that Prove it on the Course

4 Things to Consider Before Taking the Leap into In-House Production Print

5 New Cloud Device Management Features to Help SMBs Carve Better Workflows

Click It & Risk It: Guard Against Social Engineered Attacks with Proactive Cybersecurity Training

What's Your SMB's Document & Network Strategy Heading into Spring Training?

Is Your Medical Facility's Print Fleet a Picture of Health?

5 Technology Trends that Will Help Your Organization Soar Ahead in 2019

Overcoming Technology Challenges through Collaboration: Top Blog Posts of 2018

4 Business Continuity Essentials to Keep Your Technology from Treading on Thin Ice

Change Management Method Takes the Fear Out of Large Copier/MFP Fleet Onboarding

Key Ingredients For Improving Total Cost of Ownership of Your Corporate Print Fleet

The Strategic Partnership Review — Ensuring Hyperfocus on Key Account Management

The Corporate Print Fleet Provider's Pyramid of Service Preparedness

Does Your Technology Partner Offer an Invoicing Strategy You Can Hang Your Hat On?

Partnership: The Keystone to Key Account Management of Print Fleets

Discover, Understand, and Manage Your Print Spend From Contract Beginning to End

5 Service Areas Key Accounts Must Expect Full Visibility and Visual Results

Upsize, Downsize, Synthesize: The Chemistry of Right-Sizing Your Corporate Print Fleet

Avoid Hitting the 'Workflow Wall' With Proactive Toner Replenishment

Web-2-Workflow: Raising the Bar in Production Print Automation

Small Businesses Can Think Big With Cloud-based Technology

The 3 'I's of Proactive Service: Ensuring Dominion Over the Domino Effect

DIY Print Production: Why We're 'All-In on In-House'

Avoid Facing the Great Divide Between Service Level Expectations and Reality

Navigating the Compliance, Risk and Cybersecurity Landscape

4C Educators Should Seek a 4C Business Technology Partner

Old School Swindling: How Social Engineering Uses Vintage Tactics to Slip Past Your Network's Defense

Prevent Undetected Attack : 10 Safety Tips that Guard Against Ransomware

The 'Paperless Office' Prophecy: How Printing Remains far from Passè in Today's Workforce

Diagnosing Your Data: Is Your Tech Stack Compliant with GDPR?

Drowning in Documents? 5 Scenarios that Calm Workflow to a Gentle Current

Go Vertical, Grow Vertical: 3 Rungs in the Vertical Market Ladder

Five Network Security Questions to Consider as You Seek Peace of Mind

Is it Time to Revamp Your Managed Print Game Plan? 

Seven Common Ground Rules for Effective Collaboration

Feeling the Heat? Regulate Your IT Climate with Managed Network Services

A Real Gem: Minimize Copier Obsolescence with Canon's Unified Firmware Platform

Why Qualified IT Support Is Becoming Harder (and More Expensive) to Find

Must Read Blogs of 2017: Get the Most Out of Your Copier

How NOT To Get Trapped in a Bad Copier Lease: 18 Things to Know

6 Cybersecurity Tips That Will Help Keep Your Data Secure

Why Running Your Copier Into the Ground May Not Be Such a Great Idea

Get a Business Edge With Total Data Protection

Information Security and Why You Need a Cybersecurity Risk Assessment

The 8 Things Every SMB Must Know About Cybersecurity

An IT Headache Cure Better Than Aspirin: Outsource Data Backup

Data Backup Protects Your Small Business From Ransomware Attacks

Flick, Pinch, Drag & Drop – 3 New Canon Copier Interface Home Runs

Canon Copier Service – We're in a Class (and Classroom) by Ourselves

Don't Take a Recess From Business Continuity — Protect Your Law Firm

The 4 Reasons You Quit Your IT Partner

HIPAA Compliance, Copiers, and Document Management – What Healthcare Providers Need to Know

Accurate Color: No Longer a Balancing Act with G7

We Might Not Be the Lowest Cost Copier

Did You Know: Don't Overlook Color Calibration

Is Your Copier Provider All-In On Service?

Great Digital Copier Service – Do You Know What Questions to Ask?

You're Not Buying a Copier – You're Buying the Ability to Communicate

Canon Continues to Be the Best Copier for Law Firms

There Is a Copier Service Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow

Are Centralized MFPs the New Water Cooler for Office Chit-Chat?

Diamonds Are Forever; Technology – Including Digital Copiers – Isn't

Don't Kick Your Copiers or Printers – And 6 Other Tips to Minimize Copier Repair Needs

Work on the Move – Digital Copiers Help You Keep Up

Paper Patient Files Can't Keep Up With Doctors on the Move

Digital Copiers Plus Scanning Equals Less Paper, Happy Customers, and ROI

How Many Digital Copiers Does It Take to Screw in a Light Bulb?

Business Process Improvements Are Good for Your Office – But What's in it for You?

A Six-Pack of 2016's Most Popular Posts

14 Questions to Get Your Print Spend Under Control

HIPAA Compliance and Patient Information on Paper – Tips to Restrict Access

Step-by-Step to Self-Discovery and Digital Copiers With the Technology Assessment Process

Suck It Up, Buttercup – How NOT to Do Change Management

Get the RIGHT Technology – Digital Copiers and Document Management – with Assessments

Document Management: A Prescription to Secure Patient Information and HIPAA Compliance

The Datamax Thanksgiving Gratitude Challenge

Want to Be HIPAA-compliant? Include Your Digital Copiers in Your Strategy

Private and Secure Printing With Pull Printing

The Cheapest Copier Isn't Always the Cheapest Copier

Crystal Clear Communication: THE Key to Successful Copier Service

Copier Security in a Healthcare Environment: Biometrics and HID Cards

Variable Data Printing is Getting Very Personal

How to Use Your MFP/Copier for Bates Stamping

HIPAA and Cloud Compliance

Legal IT Spending – ILTA Research Shows How Firms Are Using Technology

7 Essential Things You Need to Do to Be HIPAA Compliant

9 Tips to Ensure Your Copiers Are HIPAA Compliant

Keeping Score: Evaluating the Technology Infrastructure Within Your Business

Copier Service – Everyone’s Talking the Talk, But Who’s Walking the Walk?

Copiers and Document Scanning in Your Doctor's Office

The Partnership Review — Account Management Is Not Part Time.

4 Ways Document Management Can Benefit Your Medical Practice

Photocopiers and the Dodo Bird

Your Electronic Health Record System: Seven Features You Need

uniFLOW Secure Print Management — Online and On Cloud Nine.

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) And Electronic Health Record (EHR): What’s the Difference

Buying or Leasing Copiers – The Local “Farmers’ Market” Advantage

Are Your Digital Copiers Putting Your Practice at Risk for HIPAA Non-Compliance?

Civil Litigation: Can You Copy, Scan, Store, and Archive?

MEAP, Canon Copiers, and Worldox: Document Help for Law Firms

Brave New Digital Production Print Workflow

The Perks of a Multifunction Copier (Otherwise Known as the Copier)

Legal Document Management: What It Is and What to Look For

Why Heathcare Providers Can’t Be Flippant Regarding HIPAA Compliance

An Automated Accounts Payable Process

Technology, IT Projects, and the Secret Sauce

Transforming Manual Document Processes: The Latest News From Laserfiche

10 Questions to Ask About Your Document Workflow

Choose the Right Copier For Your Business

Shocking News! Employees Don't Know How to Use a Copier

Protect Your Law Firm’s Information With Security Awareness Training

The Value of PDF for Legal Document Workflow

Copier Uptime: 9 Steps to Keep Your Office Up and Running

You’re Wasting Time Managing Office Equipment – Here’s How

Free Yourself From Managing Your Copiers (and Printers)

4 Ways Digital Legal Document Management and Workflow Helps Law Firms

Throw Your Law Firm a Productivity Lifeline – 5 Reasons to Automate Your Workflows

What to Ask Your Next Office Equipment Provider, Part 2

Fast and Accurate Copier Service (and Network Management) Makes Life Easier

Creating Raving Technology Fans – Our Four Word Formula

What to Ask Your Next Office Equipment Provider, Part 1

6 Secrets to Selecting the Right Copier for Your Law Firm

Streamlining Cost Recovery for Law Firms

Did You Know: Mobile Print Via Your Multifunction Copier Boosts Productivity

Cut Paper Costs and 3 Other Common Business Challenges Solved

Did You Know: You Can Scan Directly to Email

Successful IT – Fire Yourself and Hire Managed Network Services

Using Your Copier to Streamline Your Legal Workflow

The Case for Securing Documents: Paper and Digital

Keep Calm and Copy On With a Copier Service Partner

The Duck Dive—How to Survive Your Mounting Wave of Paper Documents

Did You Know: Energy Efficient Copiers Lower Utility Bills – A Lot

Every Law Office Is Worried About Document Security

Did You Know: You Can Scan Directly to SharePoint

Order in Your Office: The Case Against Paper Files

Squeeze More Out of Your Day: 7 Tips to Stay On-task

The Multifunction Copier – Smaller Footprint, BIGGER Productivity

Stop Your Courier Pony Express With E-Filing

Did You Know: You Can Track Printing

Greener Printing, Greener Bottom Line, Greener Practice

8 Document Prep Tips for Smoother Scanning

Did You Know: Your Print Job Can “Follow You”

Advanced Training Certifications... Are They Relevant or Just Chatter?

IT Security Breaches—It's Not Always The Bad Apple

Crying, Tipping Points, and Apps – Our Top 5 Posts from 2015

Did You Know: PDFs Can Be Searchable

Why Digital Copiers Are A Security Time Bomb

Find and Use Office Documents: The Basics

Service Level Communications—The New Network Management Paradigm

You, Your Copier Service Provider, and Peanut Butter and Chocolate

Speed of Service Equals Copier Uptime Equals Better Productivity

Did You Know: Your Copier Can Scan to the Cloud

You Could Be A Sitting Duck For Hackers – Here’s Why

8 Unexpected Ways Printing Wastes Money and Time

Rules-based Printing and Bulging Bottom Lines

Documents at Your Fingertips

Multitasking - A Productivity Myth

Just A Splash of Color

Did You Know: Your Copier Has An App For That?

The Technology Tipping Point

A Crying Shame — Scams, Cons, And Ripoffs From The Internet

The Technology Buffet — The Shortcomings Of Buying Without A Plan

Going Green With Digital Document Management

So How Do You Know They've Really Got IT Covered?

The Document Management Decision—The Stats That Say Just Do It

How To Find The Right IT Partner

Cutting Edge Strategies To Cut The Cost Of Printing

Document Security Goes Mobile

The Change Management Factor ... How To Achieve MPS Roll Out Success

NPS ... A Straightforward Metric For Customer Satisfaction

The Technology Advocate–Helping Companies Make Smart IT Decisions

Enterprising Content Management

Hit The Pavement With Mobile Printing

Paper Trail Blazers

Focus on Your Forte

Propel Your Processes and Proceeds

Unleash the Power of the Cloud

Document Movers and Shakers

Does Your Office Technology Partner Have More Than Just A Hammer?

Document Search & Rescue

The Technology Alignment Effect

Managing Your Normal Print Spend

Improve Your Return on Impression

The Printing Paradigm Shift

Virtues in Virtualization

The Designated Technology Driver

Crossing The Technology Chasm

Journey to the Print Underworld

The Green Back Proposition

Beyond The Transaction