The Key Point Blog

10/25/2022

Keypoint Intelligence

Some takeaways from a few analysts who attended

The most recent PRINTING United Expo was held in Las Vegas from October 19-21. We discuss here some of our favorite exhibits from the event.

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10/24/2022

Mark DiMattei

What scanning can do for your workflow

Scanning capabilities found in many devices allow us to collect and centralize a lot of files, forms, and other pieces that we use daily—which is especially important now as many of us are working in hybrid environments. We discuss here five scanning trends we have noticed for 2022.

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10/21/2022

Rachel Dean

Targeting enhanced collaboration and security for today’s hybrid working environments

Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC) recently announced the launch of 11 new A3 monochrome models, ranging in speeds from 26-65 ppm, to complete the rollout of its latest generation of color and monochrome A3 workgroup models, which have been built on a common platform for same user experience across all devices.

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10/21/2022

Rachel Dean

New compact series targets the increased home office user market

Konica Minolta has recently announced the introduction of two new A4 color home office devices: the bizhub C3120i MFP and the bizhub C3100i printer.

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10/21/2022

Greg Cholmondeley

How could you make money with powered print?

Soon it might be possible to print a functional, disposable battery on a sheet of paper using a standard inkjet digital press.

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10/20/2022

Keith Haas

These managers are a driving force for productive in-person and hybrid work environments

In a recent study released earlier this year, people reported that they valued workplaces that promoted their wellbeing over their want of fair pay and flexibility. We discuss here the duties of a Chief Happiness Officer as well as how someone in this position can help to encourage employee mental wellness and reduce burn out.

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10/18/2022

Greg Cholmondeley

New research uncovers challenges and opportunities in the production print market

More detailed analysis shows that in-plants are more likely to use print MIS features for workflow management and fulfillment. In contrast, commercial PSPs tend to primarily use print MIS for estimating.

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10/17/2022

Lisa Brown

Sharp holds five regional strategic events to showcase its range of technologies

Sharp is amid a five-city dealer road show (Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Anaheim, and Philadelphia) designed to serve as touchpoints for the company to personally meet with its channel partners across the US.

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10/17/2022

Carl Schell

Yet another excellent example of blending print and managed IT services to great success

I met Kyle Ruhland earlier this year at the Kyocera REIMAGINE 2022 Dealer Conference. After only a minute of intro pleasantries and laughs, I knew he’d make an outstanding guest on an episode of The Key Point Podcast even if I had zero clue what we could discuss.

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10/14/2022

Mark DiMattei

Why people are starting to act their wage

There’s a new boogieman creeping into corporate lingo to take the place of the Great Resignation: quiet quitting. We discuss here what quiet quitting actually means, some reasons for its apparent growth in businesses, as well as how the future of office culture will change.

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