The Key Point Blog

01/14/2021

Colin McMahon

Why it’s time to eliminate the lowest common denominator

Given the economic hardships created by the pandemic, outfitting a successful company can be more challenging than ever before. The first part of our Getting Ahead on a Budget series looks at flexible working conditions.

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01/12/2021

Christine Dunne

Posts focused on speed of digitization, persistent print opportunities, and more

This blog explores Keypoint Intelligence's top ten blog posts from 2020 and the common themes explored within.

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01/12/2021

Renée Clarke

It’s business as usual for Toshiba TEC despite EGM threats

This blog explores the recent restructuring of Toshiba and how it will affect its print business.

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01/11/2021

Carl Schell

CEO of tech provider speaks about print, production, IT, and dealers

Anybody in the industry who wonders how to constantly grow their business need look no further than Impact Networking. When CEO Frank Cucco and President Dan Meyer founded the company in 1999, their vision was based on a consultative approach—that hasn’t wavered.

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01/07/2021

Ryan McAbee

A virtual, e-commerce, and platform-driven year is ahead

This blog explores three emerging trends for production print workflow in the coming year, as explored in a recent Keypoint Intelligence report and podcast.

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12/22/2020

German Sacristan

How commercial printers could benefit from better relationships with their customers

With many companies expanding, the strategic marketing question is whether to use centralized or decentralized marketing across multiple locations. This blog explores the benefits and costs of each method, as well as how to get the best of both with W2P strategies.

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12/16/2020

Colin McMahon

What to expect in 2021

In many ways, COVID-19 has been an accelerator, pushing many industries including print into greater digital readiness. In other words, fulfilling the promise of industry 4.0 transformation, which began many years ago.

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12/14/2020

Colin McMahon

Two days dedicated to reaching the future

Innovation was the dominant theme as companies such as HP, Microsoft, UPS, Zoom, and others held panels discussing technological developments and refining decentralized work solutions.

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12/03/2020

Colin McMahon

Projecting wider industry movements in a time of increased acceleration

Around the start of every year, Keypoint Intelligence’s subject matter experts release a series of roadmaps that outline the trends we expect to see in the coming months. In a recent webinar, our Production Group Directors (along with CS&PO Randy Dazo) discussed such movements that are impacting the print industry.

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11/30/2020

Riley McNulty

An update to the April and June surveys

In April and June of this year, Big Picture Magazine and Keypoint Intelligence conducted surveys of sign shops, commercial printers, and in-plants to gain a perspective on how the industry is coping with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This blog explores updates to this data.

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