Improving Document Management


  • How much does printing a document truly cost?
  • Do you have access to the type of printer you need?
  • Are you able to print confidential documents securely?

In an effort to assist the University in reaching the Chancellor's 2017 goals, a UNL Information Technology Cost Reducing Task Force was formed to  identify areas of the campus IT spend that would benefit from in-depth analysis.

The published report includes the several targeted recommendations including the following:

"Implement print management program...Consolidate to more efficient networked printers to reduce printing costs." (pg 7)

Goals of Printing Assessment Plan

  • Understand the true costs of document management in the organization (devices, maintenance, consumables)
  • Reduced costs
  • Manage/consolidate assets
  • Increase end user satisfaction
  • Increase end user productivity
  • Improve the efficency of document distribution, storage and retrieval