The Key Point Blog

06/19/2017

Keypoint Intelligence

HP Inc. – Positioned for Growth

HP Inc. held its Power of Print analyst briefing on June 15th at its headquarters in Palo Alto, CA to update the printing industry on its strategy and key initiatives. While there was essentially no new news, what was clear is that HP is building momentum as a leaner and more focused company nearly a year after its separation.

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06/19/2017

Keypoint Intelligence

For workflow, to scale or not to scale? That is the question!

It’s time to ask the question that is often missed in discussions about workflow – is the current workflow scalable? Scalable isn’t only a question of getting bigger; it is also a question of complexity. If your workflow was built to handle one type of job, like books or bills or bingo cards, and today you are handling magazines, direct marketing mailers, and posters, there may be a mismatch between your work and your workflow.

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06/19/2017

Keypoint Intelligence

Are You Ready To Get Your SBB On?

Our industry has officially adopted a new acronym called SBB and it’s here to stay! I believe SBB has the potential to be disruptive, in a positive way, in our market today. So, what exactly is SBB?

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06/14/2017

Keypoint Intelligence

How OpenText Is Improving Customer Experience With Intelligent Forms Automation

It has been almost one year since OpenText announced its intention to acquire HP LiquidOffice, HP TeleForm, HP Exstream, and HP Output Management for a total transaction value of $315 million. Today, these products are housed within OpenText’s Customer Experience Management (CEM) Suite, which was recently updated with the Release 16 Enhancement Pack 2 (EP2). On the LiquidOffice and TeleForm side, OpenText has completed a wealth of additional integrations with OpenText Content Server, OpenText RightFax, and MS SharePoint.

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06/14/2017

Keypoint Intelligence

InfoTrends Forecast Continued Growth in A4 Color MFPs and Business Inkjet Shipments through 2021 in both North America and Western Europe

While the overall office equipment markets in NA and WE is mature, InfoTrends expects unit growth in A4 Color particularly within the 45+ppm MF speed segment and Segment 3 Business Inkjet SMB according to the recently published SF Printer and MF Hardware Forecasts for both regions.

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06/06/2017

Keypoint Intelligence

Recently, at the Inside 3D Printing show in New York City, Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab (BLI) technicians received a demo from New Valance Robotics (NVBOTS).

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06/05/2017

Carl Schell

Securing Documents and Accounts, with the Support to Match

This is a story about flexibility. It’s also very much about learning through experience, doing whatever it takes to be successful, and rapid growth.

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06/01/2017

Christine Dunne

Are Millennials All That Different? Not Really.

Companies are eager to learn more about Millennials, or those born roughly between 1981 and 1997 (making them between 20 and 36 years old). As they enter the workforce and move up the corporate ranks, they are increasingly making decisions around what to purchase and how to conduct business.

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05/30/2017

Keypoint Intelligence

Key Takeaways from the Three-Day Event

According to Toshiba’s President and CEO, Scott Maccabe, LEAD is more than just a meeting theme; it is an acronym that emphasizes their commitment to their channel partners (Learn, Engage, Act, and Deliver).

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05/30/2017

Keypoint Intelligence

Beyond CMYK: The Digital Print Enhancement Opportunity

I love print. I particularly love it when it knocks my socks off. I’m a fool for gloss varnishes, metallic foils, velvet finishes, neon colors, and lenticular images. You get the picture. I’m also a huge digital print advocate. Yet much of production color digital print is process color only. Cyan, magenta, yellow, and black are great, and they are perfect for a lot of work, but sometimes I yearn for more. Maybe it’s that I’ve been spoiled by all the fantastic capabilities of offset print.

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