Welcome to the Fall / Winter 2014 edition of Mattern Matters. In our lead article, we are pleased to share some of the key findings from our 2014 Cost Recovery Survey including the latest trends on copy, print and scanning volumes. In, “Equipment Procurement: Owning vs Outsourcing” Joe Trdinich provides helpful recommendations on how to handle miscellaneous equipment under an outsourcing contract. Lastly, Joe Grubb, our Director of Operations, discusses the growth of color in the legal office environment and tips on how to minimize the increased costs associated with the increased color output volume. We hope you enjoy!