speakeasy socialby Patricia Ames

We thought it was time to catch up with the folks at Square 9 and talk a little ECM, capture and vertical commitment. Of course, when the time came to sit down with Stephen Young, the president and CEO of the New Haven, Conn.-based firm, the conversation took a lot of other turns as well — from the history and future of the industry to Bruce Springsteen and blues guitar. Join me in the SpeakEasy.

xerox socialby Tracey Koziol, Xerox

Technology advances have enabled small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to overcome many advantages of scale that once were exclusive to large enterprises. The web expands market reach. Mobile devices speed communications from the field. Automation boosts quality and productivity while cutting costs. 

brotherby Dan Waldinger, Brother International

Ask anyone who manages or works for a small or medium business (SMB), regardless of the industry, and it is likely he or she will agree that we are in a new era. The culmination of rapid changes, the convergence of technologies, security and privacy concerns – these and other elements have developed a new worldview for all companies, at all sizes. As trusted partners to SMBs, you know better than most the significant ways that document and imaging needs are changing, as are the technologies available to meet them. 

roderick socialby Brad Roderick, Inkcycle

Time: your most precious resource. Before you invest a few minutes reading this article, consider whether it may be relevant to your needs. Guard your time, my friends. Winners and non-winners have the same number of hours in each week. It isn’t the number of available hours that makes the difference, it’s how the hours are used. The information in this article is meant to help people who are: 

oneill socialby Tom O’Neill for The Imaging Channel

A new age of managing business information and business processes began in 1981 with the introduction of the IBM PC (personal computer). As the first desktop computer system designed for an individual (and with the subsequent software that became available) it revolutionized how information was created and processed in business. Computing power was no longer limited to large enterprises but could be acquired and used by small and midsize businesses (SMBs) to improve their productivity and competitiveness. One could say that digital transformation of SMBs began 37 years ago. 

channel chat2018For as many differences as there are between the SMB customer and the large enterprise, there are just as many similarities. Ultimately, the SMB can be a lucrative resource; it’s just a matter of knowing how to sell. We asked our panel of experts for some tips.