The Key Point Blog

04/27/2020

Colin McMahon

Three Hows to Maximizing AR

Once the pandemic is done, the road to recovery from COVID-19 may be challenging for certain companies due to a variety of factors. These include retraining whatever workforce was lost, working to get productivity back up to normal levels, and communicating challenges across an array of different teams and environments.

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04/23/2020

Colin McMahon

The Importance of Market Research Firms

Many market research companies, Keypoint Intelligence included, hire industry experts to help create and refine content. This is a logical move as we tend to have more hands-on experience than the layperson—not to mention a greater familiarly with the challenges impacting our industry.

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04/23/2020

Riley McNulty & Eric Zimmerman

Sign Shops and Commercial Printers Share Opinions

As the United States grapples with the impact of the coronavirus, most states have implemented strict social distancing guidelines and have shuttered large sections of their economies.

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04/22/2020

Christine Dunne

Business Closures, Recycling Delays Among Current Challenges

With the coronavirus crisis in full swing, the topic of sustainability may be a bit (or, let’s admit, a lot) less top of mind for organizations. That said, it is Earth Day, and the need to preserve our planet doesn’t just disappear with a health disaster.

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04/21/2020

Marc Mascara & Eve Padula

Consumer Preference Takes Center Stage in Today’s Uncertain Times

Data from our Annual State of Transactional Communications consumer surveys uncovered a 5% year-over-year drop in this share. It is also interesting to note that the share of respondents between the ages of 18 and 34 who accessed their transactional communications electronically declined even faster than the other age groups.

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04/21/2020

John Shane

Analysis on 20 Vertical Markets Included

With mounting interest in understanding the future of our industry and the impact of COVID-19 on print volume, Keypoint Intelligence has updated our model to reflect changes we’ve seen since the original was released.

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04/20/2020

Colin McMahon

Is Coronavirus Triggering Industry 5.0?

The pandemic’s dramatic appearance has accelerated numerous trends while slowing others. So, with all this disruption, could it be possible that the coronavirus has caused a premature change in industry operation?

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04/16/2020

George Mikolay

Will More Countries Follow Suit?

The damage to society and economics from the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to be determined. Office hardware vendors experienced minimal impact from the China closures, thanks to a diversity in facilities used for manufacturing and an effective ramp-up.

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04/15/2020

Carl Schell

Service, the State of Print, Managed IT, and More

We’ve heard how COVID-19 has affected business from bliQ subscribers. We’ve heard from traditional A3 OEMs on the manufacturing impact, scanner vendors too.

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04/14/2020

German Sacristan

Estudios Durero Thinks with Its Heart

Most companies today are struggling, while others have found a way to adapt to the current environment—most likely, this will pave the way to future success.

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