The Key Point Blog

01/25/2022

Lee Davis

Shortages and delays are a problem, but the industry should meet demand

While many businesses are utilizing scanners for their hybrid offices, supply chain delays and semiconductor shortages have made producing more devices difficult. This blog explores the document scanner supply chain dilemma and how OEMs and vendors can meet demand.

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01/25/2022

Jamie Bsales

Supply chain woes shed light on a problem 30 years in the making

The issue of offshoring semiconductor manufacturing to Asia-Pacific has been growing for years. This blog explores the dangers of centralizing chip production to one location as well as the steps taken to rectify the problem.

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01/17/2022

Lee Davis

Scanner revenue and scanner shipments are up

According to Keypoint Intelligence’s recent forecasts, overall placements were flat, overall revenues fell, but placements grew. This blog takes a look at how scanners changed over the last year.

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01/14/2022

Johnny Shell

First major decorated apparel exhibition since the COVID-19 pandemic started

The Impressions Expo will return to the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA. This blog explores some of the key OEMs as well as challenges that the show will have to overcome.

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01/13/2022

Jamie Bsales

Which OEMs are best equipped to help customers with digital transformation initiatives?

In our recent Market Insight study, Keypoint Intelligence’s experienced analysts considered the imaging software each leading OEM officially sells and supports via its direct and independent sales channels. This blog provides a quick overview of our findings.

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01/11/2022

Colin McMahon

Insights from CES 2022

CES 2022 has just ended and included several introductions of VR at the show. This blog explores the VR market's current opportunities and challenges.

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01/07/2022

Mark DiMattei

How to make a career change in 2022

The new year provides a time for contemplation and self-reflection. This blog explores how to make the most out of your career and avenues to take to find job satisfaction.

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01/05/2022

Christine Dunne

I couldn’t escape the world of paper, cardboard, and documents if I tried

This blog explores how one Keypoint Intelligence analyst was unable to escape the effects of the packaging and print market during a recent vacation.

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01/04/2022

Christine Dunne

Highlights address top sectors, benefits in areas like supply chain and communication

Recently, we had the opportunity to interview a number of 3D printing solutions users and vendors for The Key Point Blog and The Key Point Podcast. Here are a few of our top takeaways from these conversations.

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12/28/2021

Carl Schell

Keypoint Intelligence’s public-facing content educates readers, expands in scope

We entered this year still in the thick of battling COVID, and as we prepare to flip the calendar to 2022, the print industry and the entire world continue to face a chip shortage and a slow supply chain. In between all that was a gluttony of compelling news, including anything and everything related to digital transformation.

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