The Key Point Blog

10/21/2015

Lee Davis

Strategy Points from ACDI, North America’s Largest PaperCut Distributor When an organization’s client list consists of fortune 500 companies, prestigious universities, and various professional sports franchises, it must be doing something right. And doing it right has earned ACDI the right to call itself the PaperCut and solutions authority in every region they operate in.

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10/20/2015

Rob Watts

Company Founder Talks about Personal and Professional Experience, Premier Program John MacInnes is the President and CEO of Print Audit, a leading ISV based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The company was co-founded by MacInnes in 1999 and has since become one of the most successful developers of print tracking and copy auditing tools in the industry, with major clients including the likes of Nike, Visa, Pfizer and the U.S. Army. 

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10/20/2015

Lee Davis

It’s Time to Tell Small Businesses to Break Up with Their Server and Jump Ship for the Cloud If you’re like most resellers, your customers are predominantly small businesses, and IT costs are a significant overhead expense. But without technology underpinning their business, everyday processes would be incredibly inefficient—ultimately killing their bottom line. Talk about a rock and a hard place. But since the emergence of the cloud and mobile technologies, IT doesn’t need to be a small business’ Achilles Heel. All you need to do is convince your customers to chuck that resource-sucking server and embrace the cloud.

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10/20/2015

Kaitlin Shaw

This Infographic Compares the First Half of 2014 to the First Half of 2015

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10/15/2015

Priya Gohil

The Humble Barcode Is over 40 Years Old and Is Still Going Strong Most people are unlikely to recognize the name Alan Haberman, and certainly not when mentioned in the same breath as other luminaries such as Steve Jobs, Bill Gates or Tim Berners-Lee. Yet Haberman’s endeavours arguably have had an equally huge impact on the social and economic world. You will encounter his legacy almost anywhere you look, whenever you buy something, attend a concert or sporting event, travel, send a package via courier or have a prescription refilled at your local pharmacist. Haberman championed the use of a small black-and-white symbol—the Universal Product Code (UPC)—which encoded product data electronically, and he oversaw its adoption in manufacturing and retail practice.

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10/14/2015

Jamie Bsales

There was plenty of news that came out of the Samsung National Dealer Meeting, but one of our favorite items on the show floor was something you couldn’t see. Lurking inside select Samsung A3 and A4 XOA-equipped MFPs is a fully functional data collection agent (DCA)—the utility at the heart of all MPS systems that communicates meter counts, device-status information, consumables levels and other pertinent information from the client site back to the dealer.

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10/14/2015

Andrew Unsworth

Your Printer Can Do More Things Than You Think! Like everything else these days, printers have greatly benefitted from computer technology, and the average printer now has enough processing power, storage space and memory to let you work much more efficiently.

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10/13/2015

George Mikolay

This month marks the silver anniversary of the introduction of Xerox’s first DocuTech, a device that played a more than substantial role in ushering in the print-on-demand era, an era which has generated billions of dollars for the OEM and upwards of $30 billion for the document imaging industry as a whole.

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10/13/2015

Keypoint Intelligence

Buyers Lab LLC (BLI) announced that it has acquired the assets of InfoTrends, a division of Questex Media Group LLC.

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10/02/2015

Jessica Modrow

Buyers Lab joined Frank, CJ and Carol Cannata for The Cannata Report’s annual Awards & Charities Dinner at the Meadow Wood Manor in Randolph, New Jersey. This year celebrated the 30th anniversary of the event, which brings together key members of the document imaging industry for a fun night of socializing, dining and, for some, award winning.

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