New Challenges & Opportunities for the Office Equipment Market
Publication Date: December 2007
In 2004, InfoTrends conducted several surveys on Document Tracking/Document Assessment and revealed some staggering statistics on what people are potentially spending on their office documents. For instance, it was concluded that companies spend between 2% and 3% of their annual revenues on documents and document-related issues. In addition, many of these companies cannot account for all their spending. Less than half did not know about document assessment and optimization solutions but were very interested in finding out more about them.
There are many solutions available on the market today, ranging from applications that enable organizations to perform these assessment services to completely managed services by third-party vendors. Many vendors are evangelizing the cost savings of document assessment services and document optimization tools, but it has been difficult to size what companies are actually saving from an industry perspective.
This report will discuss the types of companies that are utilizing these tools, uncover how companies are spending and saving on hardcopy documents when performing these assessment services, understand who is being affected by the recommendations of vendors or dealers, and determine if customers are truly satisfied with their results and investments.
This study is designed to help manufacturers and distributors of office copying and printing equipment understand the role and prospect of document assessment and print optimization services and software. Some of the unknowns that were uncovered during this research study include:
As part of this report, InfoTrends is also providing a dedicated market estimate and forecast for the document assessment solutions market.
InfoTrends will conduct extensive analysis of the desk research, personal interviews, and structured survey to develop a comprehensive understanding of the opportunities and issues for print cost optimization and management solutions. Clients will receive a combination of reports, presentation materials, and research data for senior management, product managers and planners, and sales and marketing executives. The material will include:
For more information on the study or to sign up as a participant, contact Alison Hipp at +1 781 616-2100, ext. 126 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.