Konica Minolta's Bidvest Business Technologies (BBT) combines consultancy, hardware and
software implementation and operation in order to (develop improvement) on the basis
of precise facts and figures and guarantee cost reductions and trouble-free processes.
Making printing infrastructure work efficiently.
Office technologies have advanced, users' needs have changed. Many current printing
environments are patchworks of printing, imaging and fax devices that aren't managed
or serviced to keep up with today's business world. Konica Minolta's Bidvest Business Technologies (BBT) combine consulting, hardware, software implementation and workflow
management in order to lower document spend. The Bidvest Business Technologies (BBT)
concept focuses on five essential areas:
Right-sizing the document output fleet to actual business needs, providing optimal
business process and fleet support and establishing continuous optimisation - balanced
with minimal cost of ownership and environmental impact.
Analysing all business-relevant document flows in order to increase productivity,
to benefit from saving potentials and design, to implement and operate a solution
tailor-made to meet your precise daily needs.
Offering different purchasing and leasing options as well as various contract models
and integrating existing contracts into a single transparent financial plan.
Designing and implementing IT and information security solutions, from user authentication
and data-safe hard disk handling of disposed devices to complex network security
Supporting a company’s sustainability goals by implementing the most environmentally
friendly document-related hardware and business workflows, and through the subsequent
monitoring and assessment of environmental performance throughout the lifecycle.
All improvements resulting from BBT Consult are based on defined consulting procedures
and powerful analysis tools allowing customers to understand every single step on
the way to a tailor-made solution.
Software-based identification of existing print assets, precise monitoring of the
current utilisation patterns and printing volumes. User interviews to detect specific
document work-flows, individual needs and service-level demands.
Precise TCO calculation with benchmarking against average market costs. Detailed
analysis of needed and recommended print services to meet document-based business
Designing a print environment that fits each organisation's business needs through
analytics and visualisation via comprehensive floor plans.
BBT is more than just installing a new print solution. It provides change management
based on the client's requirements. This includes dedicated project management in
accordance with recognised standards as well as support for appropriate involvement
of stakeholders and users. Companies benefit from the strong direct organisation
and the experience of a market leader.
Dedicated project management resources, organised and controlled processes from
start to finish.
Delivery of all products, licenses and consumables for a pre-determined and agreed
upon testing period where Konica Minolta provides technical consulting and remote
support. Roll-out management where appropriate due to the size of the project.
Information and Training
Provision of detailed documentation for users and administrators. Standard or tailor-made
internal promotional material and events. Tailored training to key users and internal
After having tested and established the new print infrastructure, BBT offers a scalable
portfolio of services to run and manage the fleet. Tailored to individual requirements,
these can complement existing IT services or take over full operational responsibility.
Pro-active service, remote and on-site, automatic delivery of consumables and replacement
Continuous supervision of all networked and locally attached devices to monitor
the machines' utilisation, status and alerts.
Regular management reports, review meetings and active searches for further improvements
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