The Key Point Blog

05/06/2020

Lee Davis

Meetings Don’t Have to Suck

Trying to host meetings online has always come with a variety of problems. Sharp's Synappx Meeting solution has been developed to overcome a number of these issues.

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05/05/2020

Colin McMahon

What Is Gamification and Why Does It Matter?

Gaming has been an entertaining hobby for years, but now it is proving to have more business-focused applications. This blog series explores gamification and how it can affect companies' employees and their retention rates.

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04/30/2020

Jamie Bsales

On-Premises Servers, Devices, and Data Are Useless When No One Is There

Businesses are still far too reliant on the traditional on-premises architecture. While many companies have migrated some functions to the cloud, the COVID-19 pandemic saw plenty of IT folks scrambling to set up VPNs to allow remote access to critical applications and files that reside on-site.

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04/28/2020

Lee Davis

COVID-19 Presents the Biggest Challenge Moving Ahead

Predicting how the scanner market will behave over the next five years always presents its own challenges. With the chaotic nature of the COVID-19 crisis in mind, we decided to propose two models.

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04/27/2020

Colin McMahon

Three Hows to Maximizing AR

Once the pandemic is done, the road to recovery from COVID-19 may be challenging for certain companies due to a variety of factors. These include retraining whatever workforce was lost, working to get productivity back up to normal levels, and communicating challenges across an array of different teams and environments.

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04/23/2020

Colin McMahon

The Importance of Market Research Firms

Many market research companies, Keypoint Intelligence included, hire industry experts to help create and refine content. This is a logical move as we tend to have more hands-on experience than the layperson—not to mention a greater familiarly with the challenges impacting our industry.

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04/23/2020

Riley McNulty & Eric Zimmerman

Sign Shops and Commercial Printers Share Opinions

As the United States grapples with the impact of the coronavirus, most states have implemented strict social distancing guidelines and have shuttered large sections of their economies.

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04/22/2020

Christine Dunne

Business Closures, Recycling Delays Among Current Challenges

With the coronavirus crisis in full swing, the topic of sustainability may be a bit (or, let’s admit, a lot) less top of mind for organizations. That said, it is Earth Day, and the need to preserve our planet doesn’t just disappear with a health disaster.

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04/21/2020

Marc Mascara & Eve Padula

Consumer Preference Takes Center Stage in Today’s Uncertain Times

Data from our Annual State of Transactional Communications consumer surveys uncovered a 5% year-over-year drop in this share. It is also interesting to note that the share of respondents between the ages of 18 and 34 who accessed their transactional communications electronically declined even faster than the other age groups.

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04/21/2020

John Shane

Analysis on 20 Vertical Markets Included

With mounting interest in understanding the future of our industry and the impact of COVID-19 on print volume, Keypoint Intelligence has updated our model to reflect changes we’ve seen since the original was released.

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