The Key Point Blog

Lee Davis

Stepping through the digital thread

We are in a new era of digital transformation powered by cloud and edge computing, the Internet of things, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality technology. We discuss here the key themes of PTC LiveWorx and how they can apply to DX.
Greg Cholmondeley

Innovation, AI, and sustainability highlight the annual user conference

EskoWorld, Esko’s 2023 annual user conference, took place on May 23-25 in Orlando. We discuss here highlights of the show, including Esko's focus on AI, sustainability, and innovation in labels and packaging.
Carl Schell

Synergies abound between research/testing house and digital production print company

Sweden-based ProPrintPerformance offers services designed to enable sales and marketing professionals to demonstrate added value to their production print customers.
Deborah Hawkins

When talking sustainability, every little bit counts

Our planet needs help to secure our existence and the well-being of future generations. Manufacturers of office equipment are making progress in many areas under the stipulations of the United Nations’ sustainable development goals (SDGs).
Carl Schell

Dealer-focused webinar looks at all things IT, with an assist from Pulse Technology’s Chip Miceli

They used to say that “The sun never sets on the British empire,” and the same is true of IT development. It is constant, at times progressive, and typically rapid.
Lindsey Naples

Good choices can make a difference, especially to the consumer

Earth Day has come and gone, but it should be a concept we (as consumers) keep in mind for the other 364 days of the year. We live on the planet year-round, so it’s in our best interest to keep it from being one giant trash heap, right?
Andrew Young

Impressions from events shaping the future of customer communications and US mail delivery

Two separate customer communications events were held recently in Charlotte, NC just a few blocks apart: the National Postal Forum (NPF) and Document Strategy Forum (DSF). We discuss here the approaches of both events as well as the effects they have on the industry.
Sam Keller

Looking at the change AI is introducing to the print industry

Keith Haas joined Keypoint Intelligence last year as an analyst in our Office Group, focusing on software solutions as well as smart office. We discuss with him the concerns surrounding the adoption of artificial intelligence as well as the benefits AI can have for companies.
Eve Padula

In-plants find new ways to demonstrate value

In early 2023, Keypoint Intelligence partnered with Ricoh Corporation to conduct an in-depth survey of 50 in-plant respondents and a series of one-on-one interviews. This blog provides a brief overview of our research findings to shed some light on the challenges that today’s in-plants are facing and strategies for future growth.
Carl Schell

It’s not just digital transformation, it’s also scan acceleration

Digital transformation (DX) is nothing new. Even if DX was here long in advance of the COVID-19 pandemic, that singular event pushed its value proposition up the grid of importance.