Editors Desk

Recapping the Company’s FY 2019 Analyst Meeting

The one-day event had a unique and cozy “fireside chat” theme, with analysts relaxing in arm chair-like recliners and listening to company representatives describe where Brother currently stands and what its vision for the future is.



Everything from Hardware to Robotics Highlighted during Event

The location where Konica Minolta held its 2016 dealer conference is a statement of how the company views itself and its future—in stunning Aspen, Colorado.



Healthcare, Government Cited as Big Targets

The credit bureau’s Data Breach Resolution group, Experian, predicted what the top data breach trends for 2016 will be in its third annual Data Breach Industry Forecast, naming the healthcare and government sectors as major targets. Employee error continues to be a leading cause of security breaches, Experian reports.



Most Surveyed Am Law 200 Attorneys Believe So With the high volume of paperwork often involved in the legal process, it can be hard to imagine paperless law firms in just five years. But in a recent survey of attorneys conducted by Ari Kaplan Advisors and kCura, an e-discovery provider, the majority of participants believe paperless law firms will be the norm by 2020.



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



Infographic: Samsung Booklet Efficiency



As important as digital security measures are in any industry, they are becoming increasingly so within healthcare environments, which, according to the former NSA tech director, have become prime targets for cybercriminals.



This year’s Konica Minolta show, quite aptly titled “The Art of Disruption,” revolved around disturbing the status quo and sailing ahead of, rather than with “the fleet.” And one can’t talk about forward thinking and innovation without talking about software, which is as at the forefront of the ever-changing digital imaging industry. “The days of simply selling hardware are diminishing at a rapid pace,” said KMBS Senior Vice President of Business Intelligence Services Sam Errigo.



The Mopria Alliance, a global, non-profit mobile printing organization, continues to expand its membership, with a number of Brother and Epson devices recently receiving certification. Founded in September of last year, the Alliance is made up of leading document imaging technology companies with the stated goal of providing simple wireless printing from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Brother and Epson are joining the ranks of dozens of other companies, including Canon, HP, Samsung, Xerox, Konica Minolta, Lexmark, Ricoh and others.