50% of large global companies still communicate with suppliers through phone, email, and fax

As reported in Computer Weekly, 50% of large global companies still communicate with their suppliers through phone, email, and fax.

While 95% of respondents expect processes to be more automated in the next 5 years, there is still a heavy use of Continue reading “50% of large global companies still communicate with suppliers through phone, email, and fax”

Firefighters in Detroit rigging fax machine rube goldberg machines

The fax arrives – It hits a door hinge – A wire gets tugged – A doorbell goes off – there must be a fire!

The Detroit Free Press is reporting that local firehouses have improvised alarm systems by having incoming faxes with alerts about fires knock over Continue reading “Firefighters in Detroit rigging fax machine rube goldberg machines”

With a small office and a fax machine, even you can claim to lead a rebel army

Taken from a larger piece in the Irish Times about a retreat of a group of Syrian Rebels:

“Diplomatic sources also say the “Free Syrian Army” is a name disparate local militias adopt without co-ordinating action or putting themselves under the command of Col Riad al-Assad, a defector based in Turkey who Continue reading “With a small office and a fax machine, even you can claim to lead a rebel army”

Fax – The Exhibition

Showing at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art from Mar 2nd to June 23, 2012 will be the exhibition “FAX”. It is a traveling exhibition curated by João Ribas, and co-organized by The Drawing Center, New York, and Independent Curators International (ICI), New York.

From the exhibition’s page:

“FAX invites a multigenerational group of artists, architects, designers, scientists, filmmakers and writers to reconceive of the fax machine as a thinking and drawing tool. Participants transmit their fax-based work via the venues’ working fax lines through the duration of the exhibition’s tour. Faxes by nearly Continue reading “Fax – The Exhibition”

Is Your Paperless Office Creating More Paper?

AIIM, the “Global Community of Information Professionals” recently released a report on the benefits of removing paper from corporate office processes.paperwork in a paperless office

If anything, many of the advancements of the paperless office have moved to more printing and paperwork than less. Quoting a survey run by Continue reading “Is Your Paperless Office Creating More Paper?”