The Key Point Blog

04/20/2020

Colin McMahon

Is Coronavirus Triggering Industry 5.0?

The pandemic’s dramatic appearance has accelerated numerous trends while slowing others. So, with all this disruption, could it be possible that the coronavirus has caused a premature change in industry operation?

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04/16/2020

George Mikolay

Will More Countries Follow Suit?

The damage to society and economics from the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to be determined. Office hardware vendors experienced minimal impact from the China closures, thanks to a diversity in facilities used for manufacturing and an effective ramp-up.

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04/15/2020

Carl Schell

Service, the State of Print, Managed IT, and More

We’ve heard how COVID-19 has affected business from bliQ subscribers. We’ve heard from traditional A3 OEMs on the manufacturing impact, scanner vendors too.

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04/14/2020

German Sacristan

Estudios Durero Thinks with Its Heart

Most companies today are struggling, while others have found a way to adapt to the current environment—most likely, this will pave the way to future success.

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04/13/2020

Christine Dunne

Konica Minolta Exec Speaks about Snap MD Solution, HIPAA, and Upcoming Webinar

Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis in the United States, Konica Minolta and its All Covered IT services division have seen quite the increase in inquiries related to telehealth solutions.

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04/09/2020

India Tatro

A List of Cancelled and Postponed Events

Many shows with an original date in March through June 2020 have been postponed with the hope of holding the event in the fall, while others have canceled altogether with the intention of returning in 2021.

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04/09/2020

Catherine Cresswell

EFI Reggiani Drives Sustainability for Textile and Apparel Direct-to-Fabric Printing Solutions

As is the case for many other trade shows that were supposed to take place during the first half of this year, FESPA 2020 has been postponed due to the coronavirus. Originally scheduled for March 24 – 27, the event has been rescheduled to October 6 – 8. This postponement didn’t stop EFI Reggiani from announcing its new textile solutions, and FESPA attendees will hopefully get to experience these innovations firsthand later this year. FESPA October will also enable the company to introduce further innovations as the product lineup continues to evolve.

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04/08/2020

Colin McMahon

One VR Collaboration Framework Helping to Improve Work during the Pandemic

A short time ago, Keypoint Intelligence did a brief examination of how virtual reality could be used for remote collaboration. Since then, the COVID-19 pandemic has only continued, with many organizations now painfully aware that months of remote work will be needed to survive the crisis.

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04/07/2020

Christine Dunne

Positivity Is Leading to Some Great Productivity

Industry OEMs are using their manufacturing capabilities to produce various gear and equipment aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19.

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04/06/2020

Carl Schell

What the Office Equipment Channel Can Learn from MSPs

Dale Stein, Co-Founder of the Technology Assurance Group, reports that, based on a survey of TAG members, job tickets over the past month have doubled compared to typical MSP workflow.

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