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Ronnie Hay

Ronnie Hay is the marketing director for DOCUmation. Before entering the marketing world, Ronnie provided advertising and design consulting for small businesses.

Recent Posts

When is it time to bring printing in-house?

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Dec 11, 2020 9:23:24 AM

Many organizations outsource printing for marketing materials, invoicing, and other high-volume print runs. Outsourcing can provide some good benefits such as no labor costs and an easy business process but...

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Automated Guest and Employee Check-in Systems

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Dec 3, 2020 9:30:00 AM
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Topics: Office Efficiency, Healthcare, COVID-19

What does UBEO mean?

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Oct 22, 2020 2:05:24 PM

What does the name, UBEO mean?

Here is the short answer. UBEO is a description for a person who is analytical, likes to dig deep to find answers, and doesn't take things at face value. UBEO is also someone who cares deeply for others and tries to be helpful whenever possible. The word, itself, is rooted in astrology. 

Spoiler alert: I didn't know any of this before I settled on it...

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What does your office sanitation process look like?

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Oct 14, 2020 5:44:41 AM

The dangers of harmful microbes have been very evident this year as the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed. Health and Safety routines are now at the forefront of everyone’s minds especially when returning to the office.

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Topics: antimicrobial, sanitation

New Normal: Workflow Improvements

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Jul 23, 2020 11:30:34 AM


The New Normal of office life has presented enormous challenges, but it has also presented tremendous opportunity. As we work with clients to move their paper processes into digital workflows, we are constantly hearing,  "I wish we would have done this a long time ago!"

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Topics: Document Management, document workflow, Safe Office, New Normal

New Normal: Access to Paper-based Documents

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Jun 30, 2020 4:33:30 PM


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Topics: Document Management, New Normal

Safe Office Series – Does your company have a plan for returning to the office safely?

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Jun 5, 2020 1:58:32 PM

We are moving towards a new normal in the office. As we begin the process of returning to the workplace, we have many new considerations. Dealing with COVID-19 has shown us the vulnerabilities in the way we design our workplaces.  This article is the first in a series exploring safer routines related to document technology. We will discuss aspects of your document work-flow you should consider so your team can return to the office safely.

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Topics: Safe Office

A great reading strategy when your time is limited

Posted by Ronnie Hay on May 4, 2020 3:05:42 PM


During quarantine, I thought I would have more time on my hands to read some marketing books I have been neglecting, but between keeping my kids' school work going, housework, and still working full time, I feel like I have less time now than I did before. What to do? 

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Topics: How To, Self Improvement

A Simple Guide for Cleaning your Multifunction Device

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Mar 20, 2020 12:48:03 PM

In this time of heightened awareness around personal hygiene, hand washing and sanitation, all of us are evaluating our routines.

One often overlooked area is something many of us touch multiple times a day; our office Multifunction Device. The technicians at UBEO have a cleaning regiment they follow for devices during service calls, but sometimes those service calls can be months or even years apart!

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Topics: office equipment

How about a New Day’s Resolution?

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Jan 24, 2020 3:01:06 PM

Why do New Year’s resolutions almost always fail? They rely on a reset effect; it’s a new year and that moment acts as a catalyst for change. It's motivating. You might keep working towards that goal for a few weeks, but the motivation wanes and eventually you are back at the same status quo.

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Topics: Self Improvement