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Xerox Sponsors Gartner Office Document Management Program at Xplor 2004

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Xplor 2004 TORRANCE, Calif.--June 24, 2004-- Xplor International today announced that Xerox Corporation is an official sponsor of the Gartner Office Document Management Program at Xplor 2004: The Document Solutions Information Exchange. The Gartner full-day program, entitled "Strategies for Smart Office Document Management," will provide attendees with the knowledge and best practices know-how to realize their business goals. Xplor 2004 will be held in Dallas, Texas, USA from October 24-28. "Strategies for Smart Office Document Management" will focus on the responsibilities around planning and procurement, integration with IT, management and support of office copiers, printers and multifunction products and office document management systems. The full-day program will feature numerous sessions led by Gartner analysts as well as end-user panel discussions. The vendor panel will include Xerox representative Ashby Lowry, Vice President, Xerox Office Services, who will provide insight and expertise on the challenges, solutions and best practices in this arena. "Maximizing the efficiency of the office environment is crucial since Xerox has found that printing-related costs average $100 per employee, per month," said Lowry. "Office productivity is best achieved when work processes are clearly evaluated and defined -- and then supported with the right technology so people have the capabilities needed to get the work done faster and better." The Gartner program, scheduled for Tuesday, October 26, 2004, will feature numerous sessions, including: -- "Managing the Transition to Better Office Document Workflow." Gartner's Office Document Cost Savings model explains the best practices and success stories of how some managers have won the tough battle to make the tough changes to implement their office document management strategy. -- "How to Choose the Best Document Output Management Vendor." Gartner's multifunction products (MFP) Magic Quadrant reveals which vendors are leaders or niche players. -- "Identifying Smarter Devices for Smarter Document Processes." Understand if your organization would realize a positive ROI with the smart multifunction products today or how to prepare to make the most of these new, smarter devices. -- "Smarter Buying for Better Document Output Fleet Management." Recognize the evaluation and selection process in choosing an external service provider and review services contracts to negotiate a better and safer outsourcing contract. For additional details on the Gartner program "Strategies for Smart Office Management," go to www.xplor2004.org.