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Vendor Management

4 Ways to Simplify Your IT Infrastructure

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According to Gartner, by 2020, 80% of IT infrastructure modernisation projects will fall short of cost saving targets because of an inability to simplify and address unnecessary complexity.

To be able to address this complexity, and meet cost savings targets in today’s competitive commercial landscape, businesses need to adapt to best practice. In IT Infrastructure, this means that it is crucial that I&O (Infrastructure and Operations) leaders have clear strategies in place for current and future business’ operations.

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10 Compelling Reasons why you need a Print Assessment

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Print assessments have become somewhat of a standard in the Office Automation industry. It’s not uncommon for copier salesman to compare current spend to a new solution and advise on the savings available, should you sign on the dotted line.

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The problem here is that the print estate is not looked at in its entirety. Only then will you see the current state compared to where you could be.

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VENDOR MANAGEMENT JOURNEY – Reasons to Trust The Vendor Manager

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Vendor Management is not just about sourcing suppliers with cheapest price for products or services, it’s about more than that, it is about streamlining processes for heightened efficiencies, initiating and developing relationships with providers of goods and services to ensure that the agreements made are mutually beneficial for both parties. 

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Below are the top 4 functions of a Vendor Manager and why you should trust them:

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Defining Managed Print Services: 3 Easy Principles

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When it comes to sustainable solution based offerings to businesses, the in-vogue term used in the print industry is “Managed Print Services (MPS)”. This term has come to be loosely used and not quite defined, causing confusion not only among decision makers in the consumer market but also within the industry suppliers themselves.

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So, what is Managed Print Services?  It is not uncommon to hear of a business saying that they have an MPS Strategy in place and yet when one delves a bit deeper into the actual service in place, there are gaps found in the solution.

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