OMNIA Partners Blog

Why Your Facility Should Recycle Your Old Batteries & Light Bulbs

April 11, 2022 / by Batteries Plus Bulbs posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, Information Technology

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When it comes to recycling old batteries and bulbs, many organizations have questions. It can be confusing determining which particular products can be recycled and how your institution should actually go about recycling them.

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How Purchasers Can Protect Business from Impending Cyber Threat

April 6, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, Information Technology, gpo

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Procurement and IT leaders are busy analyzing their cyber security plans and solutions as the Biden-Harris Administration warns of the potential for a Russian cyber attack following economic sanctions. Now is the time to ensure your organization’s digital infrastructure is protected from any devastating impacts.  

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Procurement’s Route to Preventing Federal Compliance Violations

March 17, 2022 / by Konica Minolta posted in IT & Telecom, Information Technology

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Companies are feeling the pressure of potential risks from the Russia-Ukraine conflict. With tightened government regulations and a focus on national security, procurement leaders can play a role in ensuring their organization isn’t subject to billions of dollars in fines or other penalties for compliance violations.

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Building an Offensive Mindset for Cyber Attacks

February 2, 2022 / by Konica Minolta posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, IT & Telecom, Information Technology, gpo

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“A zero-day vulnerability involving a remote code execution called "Log4j" (CVE-2021-44228) was found and reported to Apache by Alibaba on November 24, 2021 and published in a tweet on December 9, 2021.”

It sounds like something from THE TERMINATOR.

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How Automation Can Get You Home for the Holidays

November 18, 2021 / by Konica Minolta posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, IT & Telecom, Information Technology, gpo

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On the third Thursday in November each year, we take joy in pausing from day-to-day business to spend time and be thankful with family and friends.

Q4 also marks a very important time of year for highly-regulated finance and insurance-related companies as they manage the arduous task of closing the books and archiving records while dealing with a staff more focused on the holidays.

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Avoiding the Digital Graveyard by Organizing Digital Content

October 27, 2021 / by Konica Minolta posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, IT & Telecom, Information Technology, gpo

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Digitizing your files gives you easier access to the information currently locked inside. Everyone can benefit from increased productivity by decreasing the time you spend hunting for information. Essentially, digitizing can help you reclaim precious lost hours of the day.

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The Intelligent Connected Workplace

September 6, 2021 / by Konica Minolta posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, IT & Telecom, Information Technology, gpo

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To Whom it May Concern:

Please accept this letter as notice of my resignation effective immediately. I will be moving on to a modern work environment, with remote options and the right technology to support me...

 

Words that strike fear in the heart of every hiring manager. It is an expensive problem.

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How to Protect Your Organization Against Ransomware

August 2, 2021 / by Ricoh posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, IT & Telecom, Business Products & Solutions, Information Technology, gpo

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Ransomware attacks continue to grow in number and sophistication. If you are responsible for IT and security management in your organization, knowing how to protect your organization against ransomware is a must. Members of OMNIA Partners can utilize Ricoh's various managed security services to help protect their organization against ransomware and prevent future attacks.

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How Businesses Can Negotiate Global Marketplace Challenges

July 26, 2021 / by Batteries Plus Bulbs posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Information Technology, gpo, Electrical & Lighting, Industrial Supplies & MRO

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In the wake of COVID, the global marketplace is currently facing a number of supply chain and logistic challenges. Pandemic-related labor disruptions in the manufacturing industry have created shortages of raw materials such as plastics, computer chips and nickel, while a surge in consumer demand has strained the supply chain even further. Retailers are also facing global transportation issues, leading to increased freight costs and long shipping delays.

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