Gartner Research

Output Assessment Tools May Lower Output Costs 40 Percent

Published: 05 February 2003

ID: G00112719

Analyst(s): Ken Weilerstein, Don Dixon

Summary

Most output-device users in a workgroup do not have the slightest idea what they are paying for output. The output assessment tool available from successful output vendors will help customers lower their output costs.

Table Of Contents
  • An Output Assessment of What?
  • A Technology to Help Reduce Output Costs
  • Key Components of the Process
    • Assessment
    • The Client Decides How Far to Go
  • Not All Assessments Are Alike
    • Workgroup Office Output Assessment
    • Enterprise-Level Assessment
  • Gartner Dataquest Perspective and Recommendations
    • Recommendations for End Users
    • Recommendations for Vendors
  • Other Related Documents

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