The Key Point Blog

01/12/2023
Mark DiMattei

We make some top-level predictions for the office environment

Keypoint Intelligence has recently crafted an infographic that looks toward what our expert analysts believe will be the top five trends within the office market in the coming year.
01/10/2023
Jamie Bsales

While hardware sales falter, our forecast shows document imaging software will remain a bright spot

Document imaging software has been a bright spot amid a tough few years for the document imaging industry, with a steady decline in A3 hardware sales and related supplies (and/or managed print service) revenue due to the pandemic, supply chain issues, and the increase in hybrid workplaces.
01/09/2023
Carl Schell

What are we thinking about with office print, managed IT, and smart technology?

The Keypoint Intelligence Office Group dissects subject matter related to print (devices, supplies, service), managed IT (cybersecurity, most notably), or smart workplace technology and translates it into plain English for strategic implementation.
01/05/2023
Carl Schell

Technology Assurance Group leader discusses 2022 IT trends and looks ahead at 2023

"Where to even begin?" is one question that countless dealers have had to ask themselves prior to them establishing a managed IT services practice/program/identity (pick the noun, any of them work). But here’s the catch: There are still too many dealers that do not have an IT presence (ah-ha! another workable noun), and my suspicion is that too many of them are not making as much revenue with it as they could.
01/04/2023
Mark Davis

Designed for individuals and families in search of a sustainable alternative

HP recently announced the launch of its new Smart Tank 5000 series, the latest addition to its range of Smart Tank all-in-one products. We discuss here some of the key details as well as the effect of its introduction to the market.
12/29/2022
Keith Haas

Engineering and healthcare will benefit, but plenty of other sectors will too

While regular 3D printed objects use materials like plastics and metals, 4D printed objects incorporate a hydrogel or shape memory polymer that physically react to stimuli like water, heat, or light.
12/27/2022
Lisa Brown

US operation discusses performance and strategy at virtual briefing

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. held a virtual analyst and press briefing on December 13, 2022, during which several company execs provided an update on all things Konica Minolta.
12/21/2022
Johnny Shell

Diving into the best of 2022

As another year comes to an end, I took the opportunity to reflect on some of the digital textile and direct-to-garment (DTG) trends that emerged in 2022.
12/20/2022
Carl Schell

An audio tour through the year in print and associated technologies

There was so much good that happened in 2022, and a lot of that good in our space is captured in the 36 interviews we produced as part of Season 4 of The Key Point Podcast. When I look at our favorites, I very much see a microcosm of this year in the industry.
12/19/2022
Carl Schell

Keypoint Intelligence continues to publish content on print and beyond

Whether it’s about office or production; vendors, dealers, or print service providers (PSPs); or company news, product news, event coverage, or otherwise, we deliver all of this to help you understand what you need to know to grow your business.