Integrated workflow solutions for education launched

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced the launch of Konica Minolta EnvisionIT, a new brand position that encompasses solutions and services for the Education, Legal and Healthcare industries designed with their specific business in mind. The EnvisionIT family aims to assist vertical market customers in “envisioning” how they can work smarter and more efficiently with integrated workflow solutions designed and supported by Konica Minolta.

As part of the initial EnvisionIT offering, Konica Minolta will provide Managed Print Services, Managed IT Services via All Covered, integrated solutions via the bEST program, professional services, hardware and support, all under a single platform. Comprised of EnvisionIT Education, EnvisionIT Legal and EnvisionIT Healthcare, the suite will include the following new solutions and enhancements:

EnvisionIT Education
Konica Minolta EnvisionIT provides schools from K-12 to Higher Education with solutions that aim to improve the overall learning experience for both teachers and students. Through expanded and new partnerships, the EnvisionIT Education platform is designed to integrate the most advanced education software and hardware with Konica Minolta devices. EnvisionIT for Education delivers all the necessary professional services, support and training so educators can enhance productivity while maximizing the power of technology to improve workflow efficiencies. Highlights of EnvisionIT Education include:

  • Promethean ActivClassroom and Interactive Whiteboards – As a result of a new partnership with Promethean, Konica Minolta now offers customers a comprehensive, interactive learning solution. This 360 degree approach to learning includes: assessment and data management, Tablet PC’s, student response systems, Interactive tools & whiteboards, bizhub® MFP’s to provide scanning and printing, and the software that ties it all together.
  • Performance Matters Testing & Assessment Solution – Working with Performance Matters, Konica Minolta brings customers a solution to eliminate costly and inefficient testing practices. Providing a comprehensive assessment and data management platform, the Performance Matters solution is a cloud-based solution designed for printing and grading student exams, all from the control panel of a Konica Minolta bizhub MFP. Additionally, all test results can be instantly analyzed, with results sent automatically to the district’s Student Information System.

"The EnvisionIT solution line is part of our targeted focus on vertical markets as we move into 2012, by delivering specially-tailored office solutions and services that bolster our award-winning product line,” said Sam Errigo, Senior Vice President, Business Intelligence Services, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "Innovation and strategic partnerships are key elements of Konica Minolta’s dramatic expansion into the vertical markets to ensure that legal, education and healthcare professionals can count on Konica Minolta to deliver a complete document management solution for their unique needs.”