The Key Point Blog


Mark DiMattei

What they mean and why you should care

There has been plenty discussion of user experience and user interface in the industry, but what do those terms actually mean? We discuss here the basics of both as well as offer some tips for aspiring solution designers.



Peter Mayhew

Shortening our time in the office of the future

New study shows a majority of the workforce believes it can transition to a 4-day work week.



Johnny Shell

Turning this ship won’t be easy

Fashion manufacturing produces approximately 20% of global wastewater per year, making the fashion and textile industries among the most polluting on planet Earth. We discuss here some of the environmental challenges facing the industry as well as methods to help overcome them.



Eve Padula

Compelling mail pieces can make an impact and increase engagement

Although direct mail is certainly not the only way to deliver a message, it can be a great way to get noticed. We discuss here the benefits of using direct mail as well as how to stand out in a digital world.



Carl Schell

Which two companies came out on top in this topical Market Insights study?

The ability to connect and communicate virtually has been accelerated, amplified, and improved since remote work has become part of everyday life. We discuss here the winners of the first BLI Pacesetter Awards in Remote Conference & Collaboration as well as the basis behind these awards.



Jamie Bsales

He drove the company to embrace innovation to expand beyond print

Xerox Vice Chairman and CEO John Visentin recently passed due to complications from an ongoing illness. We discuss here Mr. Visentin's impact on Xerox's direction as well as his influence in the industry.



Peter Mayhew

A progress report on the company’s journey to 2030

HP has reported good progress towards its 2030 sustainability goals. We discuss here the findings HP has released regarding its HP Amplify Impact program, sustainability efforts, and challenges the company still faces.



Johnny Shell

We’re seeing similarities to the early days of direct-to-garment

Direct-to-Film transfer technology continues to grow at an enormous rate and is poised to displace a notable share of apparel that is currently produced by direct-to-garment. We discuss here some of the challenges as well as some new entrants in the market.



Greg Cholmondeley

Showing the best the industry has to offer for in-plants

The 2022 In-plant Printing and Mailing (IPMA) conference occurred in Buffalo, NY from June 12-16. We discuss here some of the key highlights from the event as well as the vendors that exhibited.



Peter Mayhew

Ricoh Europe wins first-ever BLI Pacesetter Award in Remanufactured Hardware from Keypoint Intelligence

The refurbishing and sale of used equipment had previously been a relatively incremental activity for office vendors, but some manufacturers have taken the opportunity to make better use of their returning hardware and structured remanufacturing processes to place used equipment back into the market. We discuss here the winner of the BLI Pacesetter award for remanufactured hardware.