In this fast paced world, we often want our lives to run as efficiently and cheaply as possible. The way we print things is no exception. When it comes to printing there are usually two different options; out-sourcing and in-sourcing. As an intern who is new to the printing industry, I didn’t know much about the benefits of in-sourcing. However, thanks to the people and resources at Les Olson Company, I have learned that there are countless reasons why in-sourcing is better for businesses, and I'd like to share them with you. Not only does in-sourcing your print jobs save you time, it can save you money, and will allow for much more flexibility.
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MPS is Vital to the Finance Industry
As a Business Student at the University of Utah, I am constantly learning about ways to increase productivity, lower costs, and maximize profit. Learning about these practices in school is one thing, but applying them in the real world is another. Luckily, there is an easy way to do this in most industries, including the Finance Industry.
Topics: Managed Print Services
With a slew of high-profile ransomware attacks, and the increasing number of ways your computer can be breached, you're probably wondering what you can do to protect your home computer.
Many of you probably remember watching the movie Ghostbusters growing up. Chances are, you remember being TERRIFIED of Gozer, the female ghost famous for zapping the Ghostbusters with lightning and transforming into the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man to terrorize the city of New York.
Les Olson Company was recently honored by Sophos with their New Partner of the Year, Americas award. The Partner of the Year awards recognize the achievements of outstanding partners to celebrate their success.
Les Olson Company was recently presented with a 2017 Best of State award for their Computer Network Solutions in the category of Science and Technology. The Best of State Awards were created to recognize outstanding individuals and organizations in the state of Utah.
The panel of judges considered overall excellence in endeavors, use of innovative approaches or methods, and contributions to the quality of life in Utah. As an I.T. Services Provider, Les Olson Company is pleased to have effectively demonstrated their superior performance in each criteria.
Pictured above from left to right: Troy Olson, President, Les Olson Company | Keith Adams, Vice President of I.T., Les Olson Company | Matt Olson, Chief Technology Officer, Les Olson Company | James Olson, Chief Executive Officer, Les Olson Company
Taking a lesson from Doctor Emmett Brown, power is crucial to achieving our goals. For him,
precisely 1.21 gigawatts of power was needed to energize the flux capacitor in a 1982 DeLoreanto achieve time travel. For us, we need power on a much smaller scale; like running a plethoraof business devices. In comparison, DocBrown’s 1.21 gigawatts is 1,210,000,000watts; that would run the average
Multi-function copier at full capacity for287 years!
The Copier Renders Carbon Paper Obsolete
When Les Olson sold his first copier, there were people who made their living selling carbon paper. Secretaries pounded away on manual, and then Selectric typewriters with multiple layers of carbon paper and type paper to make multiple copies of documents. With the invention of the copier, the carbon paper salesman was put out of business. The process was much like a camera with a lens and latent images; it revolutionized the flow of communication in the office and throughout the whole business community. It moved from designated, special rooms to a central place in the office; at this time however it could not network. For years a small business was “official” when they had their first copier.
Topics: Sharp Copiers