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The Key Point Blog

Carl Schell

Mega dealer seeks greater balance between managed IT services and print

There are 18 mega dealers in the United States. Applied Innovation is a card-carrying member and shows no sign of slowing down.
Bridget Dedian

Here’s what unfolded as we began a fresh journey in January

Staying up to date with the news is beneficial from an educational standpoint, and our News Service covers everything from print to managed IT to smart workplace and beyond. We discuss here the top articles from January detailing news from Xerox, Ricoh, and Kofax.
Peter Mayhew

A review of Ambiente Working and RemanExpo in Frankfurt, Germany

Ambiente Working is a response to the changing workspace, recognizing that offices are repurposing, while RemanExpo focuses on remanufacturers of hardware, supplies, and their associated components. We discuss here some of the key features of the Ambiente and RemanExpo shows9.
Kevin Karstedt

Keypoint Intelligence’s latest State of the Industry report holds the answers

Keypoint Intelligence's State of the Industry (SOI) series covers the four mainstream sectors with reports that aim to identify what is necessary to bring digital to the usage level that warrants the hundreds of millions of dollars already invested toward developing and deploying solutions (which only address a fraction of the addressable volume). We discuss here some of our key findings from the folding carton SOI study.
Carl Schell

Quick mindshare from the Keypoint Intelligence Workplace Group

Before we hit February, let’s take a quick look at where some of the opportunities lie for dealers over this year in the print industry and beyond.
Mark Davis

From hardware to software, AI reigns supreme at this year’s show

The message of the Bett Education Technology show at London’s ExCel Centre was straightforward: Digital technologies combined with correct, robust use in education can deliver remarkable results.
Johnny Shell

The most advanced decorated apparel tradeshow did not disappoint

In mid-January every year, apparel decorators flock to Impressions Expo in Long Beach, California, to see and experience the latest and greatest technologies to help grow their business. This year’s event—held January 19-21 at the Long Beach Convention Center—didn’t disappoint with nearly 300 exhibitors, loads of new equipment, and plenty of soft goods vendors.
Anne Valaitis

Latest Keypoint Intelligence study explores key trends

This month, Keypoint Intelligence released the Managed IT Services (MITS) Partner Market Insights through our Office CompleteView Advisory Service.
Jamie Bsales

National Cybersecurity Alliance Data Privacy Week coincides with a breach of 26 billion records

In this series, in conjunction with Agile Cybersecurity Solutions (ACS, our cybersecurity testing and consulting partner), Keypoint Intelligence investigates the many facets of cybersecurity to deliver insight and strategy. Check back here often for more free information and insights to help you navigate the potentially treacherous waters of cybersecurity.
Carl Schell

Time to analyze year-over-year buying activity!

Last year saw the fewest number of dealers that were bought by other dealers since before 2015. While we were getting further away from the outset of COVID-19 as well as any supply chain issues, inflation rose like a grizzly on its hind legs and roared.