Océ Business Services Shares Strategic Insights and Key Legal Industry Trends at Hildebrandt Institu


Océ Business Services Shares Strategic Insights and Key Legal Industry Trends at Hildebrandt Institute's 11thAnnual COO & CFO Forum

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Océ Business Services, a Canon Group company and a leader in managed business process services, will be on hand to share insights, innovative approaches and important legal industry trends at the Hildebrandt Institute's 11th Annual COO & CFO Forum. Océ plans to spotlight document management best practices, strategies and case history examples that can help law firms reduce costs, streamline operational efficiency and mitigate risk. Océ provides outsourced document management and electronic discovery services to 29 of the top 50 Am Law 200firms.

In a survey report issued by Océ, executives from a variety of major industries, including legal, made a strong case for tapping the business benefits of records management. A very high number of survey respondents (71%) reported that records management has a moderate to strong impact on supporting their organization's top business goals such as lowering costs and improving operational efficiency.

As an example, Océ reviewed the records management procedures of three practice areas for a major law firm and provided the firm with recommendations that helped it streamline workflows; enhance compliance and allow attorneys to spend more time practicing law. After conducting a software gap analysis, Océ also improved utilization of the firm's file management system. As a result of these and other activities, the firm realized costs savings of over $70,000 in the first year of the records program due to process improvements, file room space reductions and other enhancements.

"This year's forum spotlights a range of important topics, such as improving legal work processes and leveraging resources in more effective ways," said Joe Marciano, president and CEO, Océ Business Services. "We can address these and other topics from a document management perspective. During the past few years our industry surveys show that senior executives increasingly recognize the business value that document management best practices offer, particularly records management and document imaging."

The most recent Océ survey report, "The Goal Standard: How Companies Leverage Document Management to Help Meet their Top Business Goals," is available at www.ocesolutions.com.

About Océ

Océ is one of the leading providers of document management and printing for professionals. The Océ offering includes office printing and copying systems, high speed digital production printers and wide format printing systems for both technical documentation and color display graphics. Océ is also a foremost supplier of document management outsourcing. Many of the Fortune Global 500 companies and leading commercial printers are Océ customers. The company was founded in 1877. With headquarters in Venlo, The Netherlands, Océ is active in over 100 countries and employs more than 20,000 people worldwide. Océ North America is headquartered in Trumbull, CT, with additional business units in Chicago, IL and Boca Raton, FL. For more information, visit www.oce.com.

Océ Business Services provides high quality managed services and technology to manage, monitor and optimize document intensive processes so companies can improve operating efficiency and performance. Océ Business Services solutions span the document lifecycle and include records management, imaging, managed print services, mail and eDiscovery. Proprietary methodologies apply Six Sigma®. North American headquarters are in New York City and employment is about 5,000. Learn more at www.ocesolutions.com or follow us on Twitter.

Océ and Canon: Stronger together

In 2010 Océ joined the Canon Group of companies with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, to create the global leader in the printing industry. Canon develops, manufactures and markets a growing line-up of copying machines, printers, cameras, optical and other products that meet a diverse range of customer needs. The Canon Group comprises over 198,000 employees worldwide. Global net sales in 2011 totaled USD 45.6 billion. Visit the Canon Inc. website at www.canon.com.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $45.6 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYS: CAJ) , ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2011† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2012. In 2012, for the ninth consecutive year, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award for Service and Reliability. Committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, Canon U.S.A. provides 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss.

†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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