The Key Point Blog

05/17/2018

Deborah Hawkins

The traditional work environment is fundamentally transforming, and visions of the future Smart Workplace are emerging. Through the combination of the internet, mobility, cloud, sensors, and the internet of things, work can get done virtually anywhere people can communicate, collaborate, and transact.

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05/07/2018

Keypoint Intelligence

Find out More about Our Custom Testing Services from Our Director of EMEA/Asia Research & Lab Services

Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab's services expand far beyond the limits of standard lab test reports.

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05/02/2018

Keypoint Intelligence

Stats, Facts, and Products, from Production Inkjet to Document Workflow

The theme of Innovate 2018 was “It Takes a Team” and, throughout the event, KYOCERA executives emphasized the importance of teamwork by noting that KYOCERA is the industry’s most dealer-centric document imaging company.

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03/19/2018

Keypoint Intelligence

Copiers Northwest and BluZebra Technologies hosted a Lunch and Learn in Vancouver, Washington with HP onsite as their guest speaker. I had the opportunity to listen to what Lindsey Hearst, HP Print Security Advisor had to say. Here’s what I took from this educational session.

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03/12/2018

Keypoint Intelligence

Dealer surveys and in-depth interviews continue to be a resource for insights into the channel. According to our past two State of the Channel annual dealer surveys, we heard that sales staff’s ability to sell solutions, price margins and generating new leads have been top challenges dealers face in growing their business today. We believe there is still a tremendous amount of education around software solutions, along with continued alignment of sales and marketing efforts to help drive revenue growth within our dealer community.

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03/07/2018

Carl Schell

Homegrown Products, Partnership with Kodak Alaris Drive Business

Countless organizations from Alaska to the lower 48 have come to trust COMPU-DATA and to rely on the software, hardware, and services it provides.

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03/05/2018

Keypoint Intelligence

Print’s role is evolving. At the February 2018 Graphics of America show  in Ft Lauderdale, I attended a seminar that Kate Dunn (Director, Business Development Strategy Services @Keypoint Intelligence) hosted titled “How to Grow your Business in 2018”. Kate stated that we recently surveyed 749 respondents and found that Mobile and Online/Web communications will experience the highest annual growth rate in the next two years. This doesn’t surprise me at all when you consider that our smart phones are always at our fingertips. Mobile bar codes, personalized URL’s, texting codes, image recognition, near field communications and augmented reality all provide ways to link print to digital. This, in turn, improves customer experience.

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02/27/2018

Jamie Bsales

New Partnerships Help Further Address a Major Customer Concern

At the One Canon Event 2018 held for press and analysts in mid-February, Canon Solutions America (CSA) unveiled two significant initiatives to address customers’ omnipresent concerns about device and document security.

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02/26/2018

Jeff Hayes, Ron Gilboa & Jamie Bsales and Matt Swain

Company Is Well Positioned for Growth

Canon U.S.A. held its annual One Canon Event for press and analysts in mid-February to profile the company and announce several initiatives for 2018.

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02/22/2018

Christine Dunne

My local online moms group recently got into a discussion about whether paper or digital invitations are preferable for kids’ party invites. While they were discussing consumer printing (and in many instances production printing for consumers), it got me thinking about how many of their comments are also relevant to the world of business printing.

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