The Key Point Blog

08/06/2020

Ryan McAbee

A Discussion on the Overlooked Benefits of Automation for Periods of Business Disruption

If the print community has learned anything this year, it is that having a flexible and adaptable organization is key to combat the disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic. This blog explores data explored in our New Workplace Virtual Summit webinar.

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08/06/2020

Aaron Hale

What Print Service Providers Need to Know in Today’s Regulated Business Environment

Worldwide, legislation is being established to protect people's personally identifiable information. This blog explores the attestations and accreditation that PSPs can pursue to protect themselves.

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08/04/2020

Colin McMahon

Upgrading AR into Real Experiences

Augmented Reality is a tool that is being consistently developed and refined as the technology becomes more mainstream. This blog looks at two recent examples of print-based AR done right and reflects how each avoids the two potential downfalls of print-based AR.

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07/29/2020

Ryan McAbee

COVID-19 Moves the Market Down Over 5% in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing disruption in the global print production workflow market as supply chains are strained globally and print operations are interrupted locally. This blog details findings from our Forecast and the coronavirus' effects on them.

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07/27/2020

German Sacristan & Eve Padula

The Only Way toward Sustainability and Success

Nothing is certain in today’s environment. This blog explores how some are thriving in response to the required changes from COVID-19 and others continue to struggle.

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07/15/2020

German Sacristan & Eve Padula

The Commitment to Close the Gap between Analog and Digital Continues

On July 15, 2020, Canon announced the launch of its new ProStream 1800 continuous feed printer, the latest model in the ProStream 1000 series. This introduction represents Canon’s most recent effort to shift more print volumes from analog to digital.

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07/14/2020

Colin McMahon

Examining Specific Scenarios for the Print Industry

In our final blog entry on gamification, we will take a closer look into exactly how adding game design elements to certain elements of the print industry can lead to results. We will outline a few strategies and provide some examples to help solidify ideas that we’ve been discussing in the first three blog posts.

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06/26/2020

German Sacristan & Eve Padula

AccurioJet KM-1e Accelerates Growth with the Industrial Print Market

On June 24, 2020, Konica Minolta Europe held an analyst press conference to announce its AccurioJet KM-1e digital inkjet press. This B2 + sheetfed UV color inkjet production press is designed to accelerate Konica Minolta’s growth within the industrial printing markets.

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06/23/2020

Riley McNulty

An Update to the April Survey

Charting a course of action during this pandemic has proven to be a daunting task. The diverse range of economic data doesn’t help.

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06/17/2020

Marc Mascara, Ryan McAbee & German Sacristan

Virtual Event Coincides with Original drupa 2020 Date

On June 15, 2020, the Eastman Kodak Company held a long-awaited press conference. Print vendors are now exploring how to best introduce the products that they’ve developed over the past year or two with the delay of drupa.

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