The Key Point Blog

02/26/2016

Marlene Orr

BLI Tours Samsung’s R&D Facilities in Suwon and Seoul, South Korea

While Samsung doesn’t (yet) have the market share of its competitors, the company is hungry for growth and generally only invests in an area if they think they can achieve market leadership. The proof? The company is a market leader in televisions, smartphones, wearables, memory (DRAM, NAND, SSD), LFD (large format displays) and refrigerators.

Read

02/25/2016

Priya Gohil

Focus Is On Integrating Sustainability and Business Strategy

As a global company operating in over 120 countries, HP takes its social and environmental responsibilities very seriously. In fact, HP cites sustainability and the circular economy as being the twin cornerstones that drive innovation throughout its global operations and services.

Read

02/22/2016

Lee Davis

Updates for Alfresco One, Activiti, Others Announced

Alfresco’s world tour made its stop in New York City recently, and the visit came with a special surprise. In front of a packed crowd at the Apella Event Space at Alexandria Center, the company announced updates for its ECM system, Alfresco One, and BPM system, Activiti. Updates for its Records Management and Outlook Integration software were also announced.

Read

02/18/2016

Carl Schell

The Cannata Report’s Award-Winning Sharp Executive Emphasizes “Intention Versus Impact” and the Real Relevance behind Diversity in Business

Laura Blackmer, SVP of Sales at Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), won the inaugural “Best Woman Executive” award at The Cannata Report’s 30th Anniversary Awards & Charities Dinner. When announced as the winner, Blackmer received a standing ovation—one of the evening’s most remarkable and memorable moments.

Read

02/09/2016

Lee Davis

Company Offers AutoStore 7 and TASKalfa A4 MFP Series for Improved Workflows

James Fuller, product marketing manager at KYOCERA, said the company’s TASKalfa line will make its debut in the A4 color segment with the release of the TASKalfa 406ci, 356ci and 306ci series. The company also announced the expansion of their partnership with Nuance Communications, Inc., as well as the availability of AutoStore 7 on HyPAS-enabled MFPs.

Read

02/09/2016

Lee Davis & Kaitlin Shaw

Company Continues Push for a Holistic Solution to Improve Workflow Efficiency

In early February, Canon unveiled the third generation of its Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE line, with the release of the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 series and 6500 series. Also rolled into the announcement was the latest version of its BLI-award-winning document imaging solution, uniFLOW 5.4.

Read

02/05/2016

Priya Gohil

Innovative Roof Cassette and Compact Design Offer an Easy Desktop Fit

Muratec looks to attract Japanese buyers with its new MFX-5180, which the company is marketing as the ‘world’s smallest A3-capable MFP’. It’s compact enough to sit unobtrusively on desktops, and its small-office footprint should certainly appeal to space-sensitive businesses.

Read

01/29/2016

Rob Watts

Streamlining Corporate Structure Cited as a Key to Driving Shareholder Value

It seems that “exploring strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value” is all the rage among document imaging vendors these days. In the wake of HP’s strategic split last year and Lexmark’s disclosure that it is assessing its options, Xerox has announced its own plans for a strategic separation.

Read

01/21/2016

Carl Schell

Company Owner Credits Millennials for Fueling Positive Change

Dennis Aanenson is a risk taker. In the late eighties and early nineties, he worked for another dealer. It was here that he learned what not to do in business, as the company was hemorrhaging money and morale was setting a new high in lows.

Read

01/06/2016

Keypoint Intelligence

Focusing on Keeping It Simple

BLI caught up with Canon executives to discuss Canon’s stress on simplicity, technology convergence and its newest wide format marketing niche.

Read