Difference Maker Bob Goldberg Seeks to Provide Equity and Garner Trust

All of us are guilty, to an extent, of getting lost deep in the weeds of life’s daily challenges, sometimes taking for granted the most meaningful aspects of life before getting jettisoned from the mortal coil. In that vein, the value of a successful life cannot be measured in
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Building the Core: Key Foundational Elements Needed for Managed Print Services

Every business revolution has its genesis in the need to optimize efficiency, save money and enhance workflows. Well, to take it a step further from a managed print services point of view, a truly comprehensive program focuses on the continued optimization of document output and
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Toshiba Difference Maker Larry White Focuses on Little Things that Spark Success

There are those people who simply feel uncomfortable talking about themselves, and Larry White certainly is one of them. The senior vice president of sales, Americas, for Toshiba America Business Solutions would rather extol the virtues of others, insisting that “I’m the most
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Dealers Address Obstacles Encountered in Process of Adding Managed Services

In the world of managed services, the path an office technology dealership takes during the ramping up process can often be marked with potholes. From staffing and contract considerations to process implementation, challenges can arise beyond the core competencies required to
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Patience and Experience Serve Difference Maker John Hey Well in World of Consulting

If you’re in need of a snap decision, then John Hey probably isn’t your man. But he definitely should be. He has enjoyed a long and colorful journey through the office technology world. From a 10-year stint with his father, Don, at the D.C. Hey Co. dealership in Minneapolis (and
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The Digital Transformation: Millennials Provide Insight into their Employers’ Progress

When we think of millennial attitudes toward the world of digital, we picture phone-toting men and women with their heads down, quietly tapping on their keypads. They’re using the internet to order from Amazon, request a ride from Lyft, make dinner reservations, find a date, read
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Prosource’s “Customer Obsessed” Philosophy Leads the Company to Double-Digit Growth

If there is such a thing as a healthy obsession, a case could certainly be made for Cincinnati’s own Prosource, a 32-year-old dealership serving Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia. Prosource has developed a relentless, single-minded customer obsession that drives its
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Growing Competencies: Dealers Make Case for Developing Internal Managed Services Platform

A continuous drum that has been beaten in the office technology space is the ongoing movement toward offering managed services as opposed to taking a pure hardware play approach. Yet, even as dealers successfully ramp their capabilities in MPS, managed IT, document services,
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Straight Talk: Vision Office Systems’ Fred Habbal Predicts Independent Dealers Will Prevail

The tides of change are swirling all about the office technology space, but don’t pass along any gloom and doom predictions to Fred Habbal. The founder and owner of Vision Office Systems (VOS) of Charlotte, NC, has logged nearly 40 years of experience in the industry, and he’s
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The Rebirth of Xerox: How a Century-Old Manufacturer is Transforming the User Experience

It stands to reason that if one wants to still look good at the age of 110, it takes more than a little cosmetic surgery to make it reality. For the Xerox Corporation, it began with January’s separation into two companies: Conduent, a business process outsourcing company, and
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Managed Print and IT: Gateways to a Growing World of Dealer Services

Sell everything as a service. Anyone who has sat in on a conference presentation exploring the future of the office technology space is familiar with that refrain. It’s a conversation that begins, but doesn’t end, with managed print services and managed IT. Think of these two
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Difference Maker Dick Elixman Focuses on Improving Businesses and Lives of Other People

The list of professionals who have positively impacted their businesses and clients in the office technology world is tremendous, as the 2017 ENX Magazine Difference Makers list will attest. But there’s something to be said for those individuals who invest their time and
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First Contact: Don’t Let the Bane of Online Forms Steer Opportunities Elsewhere

I’ve witnessed many changes during my 25 years of working as a journalist, particularly in regards to how people communicate. I’d like to share an observation I’ve made in visiting dozens of dealer websites during the time I’ve been with ENX Magazine: the proliferation of
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Difference Maker Jane O’Brien of Q2 LLC Adds Joy to Her Business Journey

One of the fundamental truths of life is that the joy is in the journey, the process that takes us from point A to point B rather than a laundry list of goals to be checked off a bucket list. For Jane O’Brien, both business and life present an opportunity to slow down and enjoy
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Avoiding Common Pitfalls Crucial to Selling ECM, Document Capture and Software Solutions

When it comes to the success of offering ECM, document capture and other software-based solutions, dealers often slip up during the vetting and delivery processes. Thorough communication with the customer is a good start toward skirting potential hazards but is by no means a
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