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Colin McMahon

How it can fight against the plastic industry

This blog reviews the impact of pre-conceived notions can outlive even the best campaigns, specifically for paper and plastic usage now, as sugar consumption did in the 90's.



Carl Schell

Dealer challenges, a look at forecasts among talking points

Keypoint Intelligence’s Deborah Hawkins and Carl Schell were invited by print industry veteran John Alfred Hustvedt to speak with some folks from the Nordic organization Economy and IT.



George Mikolay

How new and existing features and functions support a safe return to offices

While we have covered if office print volumes will ever be restored to pre-pandemic figures, we expect it will be affected by more people moving to a hybrid workforce. This blog explores how five of the major OEMs seek to support of a safe return to the office.



Christine Dunne

MediaBids connects advertisers with publications for enhanced targeting and lead tracking

COVID-19 saw a large uptick in demand from newspapers for its regional and national performance-based advertisers as publishers strove to monetize their available space. This blog explores how MediaBids can help advertisers use enhanced targeting and lead tracking.



Jamie Bsales

Canon and NTware aim to meet the growing need for solutions that work anywhere

Canon, along with its development partner NT-ware, have updated the uniFLOW output management platforms to address the need for workers to be split between their office and working from home. This blog explores how this update will help those workers in hybrid environments.



Christine Dunne

Approximately $7.2 billion transaction to close in second half of this year

IT distributors SYNNEX Corporation and Tech Data announced they are merging. This blog explores the effects of this joint venture for SYNNEX and Tech Data, as well as the IT distribution market as a whole.



Christine Dunne

Directors estimate around 99% of documents now in electronic format

The US Government Accountability Office has come a long way in terms of digitization in the last few decades, spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic. This blog explores Christine Dunne's conversation with two members of the GAO.



Jamie Bsales

Understanding the security threat printers pose and recommendations on how to mitigate vulnerabilities

Followers have heard us mention time and again the security threats that Internet-connected printers and MFPs can pose to a home or corporate network. This blog explores some of the solutions Keypoint Intelligence has found to combat these threats.



Randy Dazo

Add modules to coincide with your organization’s growth

Last year, the UVERCE™ product and development team spoke to several dealers to obtain feedback on the service as well as understand what these dealers would want in an e-commerce solution. This blog explores the many modules available for the UVERCE™ solution.



Lee Davis

There is a rich print ecosystem in them thar clouds

After almost one year in private and public preview, Microsoft Universal Print is now generally available. This blog explores the features of the company's cloud print management solution.