PaperCut Blog

From print room chaos to calm with PaperCut

Web-based ordering has made it simple to choose your product, customize your order, and pay for it.

So why do we still see so many print rooms and reprographics departments relying on email communication to manage their day-to-day operations?

Matt Lee says, “No more!”

NEW IN 19.1: Fantastic scripting powers and ways to use them

With Device Scripting joining print scripting, today’s PaperCut admin has unprecedented control over user printing behavior.

From conditional copier access to on-the-fly pricing, it’s about creating rules to improve how people go about printing.

Join me in exploring three scripts bound to be an excellent starting point for any workplace.

Solving the printing dilemma in coworking spaces

Coworking spaces are popping up all over the globe. From Wellington to Morocco you can pull yourself up a chair and get working at a hot desk.

There’s one teeny tiny thing that’s frustrating users, though – printing.

Today, I’m going to solve that teeny tiny problem once and for all.

How to keep your documents secure for life

Organizations around the world are mindful of print security. That’s good.

However, most people don’t think about securing a document after it’s collected from the printer.

Here at PaperCut, the lifetime of a document is at the front of our minds.

7 (almost) effortless ways to reduce your carbon footprint

Global warming is happening: temperatures worldwide have increased since the 19th century, causing changes in weather, sea levels, ecology and more.

The good news is with just a little bit of effort, you can reduce your carbon footprint.

Guest author Morgen Henderson explains how.

How to hide document names in print queues

There I was, minding my own business, printing off the latest set of sales reports for the weekly meeting – when I spotted it.

In the print queue display was our HR director’s print job, titled: “Mike Johnson – Termination”

How can you avoid this from happening in your workplace?

Sustainability at Work, the PaperCut way

After successfully introducing composting into PaperCut’s Portland office, Julie Gefroh decided to take the company’s sustainability efforts to the next level.

Fortunately, sustainability at work is something the City of Portland is very, VERY passionate about.

Getting PaperCut ‘n’ crafty with our paper recycling

Once upon a time, a recycling bin sat in the corner, gorging itself on unwanted printouts. After the installation of PaperCut MF, it was used sparingly. A very good thing.

I thought I’d give these scraps a second chance at life in the following daggy but practical uses for reusing paper in the office.

Does PaperCut really have a positive effect on the environment?

A support ticket came through today. Nothing unusual about that – we often hear from customers looking to solve their unique problems. This one was different, though. It got me thinking about PaperCut’s impact on the environment.

I wanted to explain to him some of what we, as a company, mean when we talk about the environment. I thought I’d share my reply.

Printer load balancing: Round Robin vs. “the algorithm”

Another ordinary day, another ordinary customer query. Or that’s what I thought before printer load balancing came to the party.

Join me as I reflect on a humbling solution journey, and dive into “the algorithm” – PaperCut’s ingenious method for handling print job distribution.

Trust me, it’s a thing of beauty.

Creating a sustainable and greener workplace

PaperCut cares about the environment. You’ve probably figured it out with all the trees dotted around the website. The thing is, it’s more than just a gimmick or something we ‘should’ do. We really do care.

If you’re keen to change the way things are done in your office, we’ve put together a handy wee guide.

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