• Local Devices Ratio

    The Local Devices Ratio shows the number of print users per local device (personal printer attached to an individual workstation) in your organization. Use this metric to determine if your ratio reflects an optimal st...
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  • Review Printers

    After you have completed all the preceding steps in the Setup Guide, click the Review button. This takes you to the Meter tab, which shows you the devices discovered by the Device Scout.
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  • Print Analytics Setup Guide

    The Print Analytics Setup Guide provides a quick and easy way to deploy Print Analytics by guiding you through the required steps. After each step is completed, a green check mark is shown on the right-hand side of th...
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  • Enabling Print Analytics

    Message on Screen: Enabling Print Analytics allows you to explore print data and improve your print environment.   Your product does not include license for Print Analytics. Please contact Pharos Support or your ...
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  • Collect Print Analytics Information

    Message on Screen: Please install a Print Scout to start collecting Print Analytics information.   Print Scouts must first be installed on your Windows print servers and / or workstations before print data will b...
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  • Explorer

    The Explorer provides a detailed view of various metrics in the Dashboard. For example, you can click the Print User Print Cost metric on the Dashboard to see how much each Region or Department spends on printing per ...
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  • Print Dashboard

    Print Dashboard Overview  The Print Dashboard provides a summary of key metrics for your print environment over the last 30 days. It highlights areas that require further exploration and it helps you to identify ...
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  • Configure Targets

    Targets Overview  You can configure target values (i.e. an acceptable range of values) for the following metrics:   Employee Print Cost Color Volume Single-sided Volume User Device Ratio Local Devices ...
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  • Employee Print Cost

    The Employee Print Cost value is the average print cost per user over the last 30 days (or for the number of days the Print Scout(s) have been in operation). It is calculated as follows:   Employee Print Cost = M...
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  • Employee Device Ratio

    The Employee Device Ratio shows the number of print users per device in your organization. Use this metric to determine if your ratio reflects an optimal state versus a state with inefficiencies and unnecessary costs ...
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  • Outliers

    The Outliers card gives you quick access to the top cost-producing users, departments, and applications over the last 30 days. Seeing these outliers at a glance can help you to quickly identify the most recent  h...
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  • Single-sided Volume

    The Single-sided Volume value shows the percentage of single-sided pages printed out of the total number of pages printed. This is calculated using the following formula:   Single-sided Volume = (Number of single...
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  • Color Volume

    The Color Volume value shows the percentage of color pages printed out of the total number of pages printed. Use this metric to determine how much color printing is done at your site. Color volume is calculated using ...
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  • Data Quality

    The Data Quality indicator represents the overall level of completeness of the print data collected in your environment. The percentage value indicates how much more can be done to improve the level of your print data...
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  • Limited Data

    Message on Screen: The information shown is based on X days data. The Dashboard normally shows 30 day totals. When your Print Scout(s) have been collecting data for less than 30 days, the figures shown on the Dashbo...
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  • Disabled Scout

    Message on Screen: Print Scout is disabled – no data is being collected. Beacon has the ability to disable Print Scouts which stops them from collecting data. Previously collected data is kept in the system ev...
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  • Dashboard Update

    Message on Screen: Print Analytics Dashboard will be updated as soon as data is received. Print Scouts have already been deployed on your system, but data must first be received by the Beacon server before the Print...
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