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Can the print industry survive digital disruption?

“Companies rarely die from moving too fast, and they frequently die from moving too slowly” Clayton Christensen With a business model predicated on selling hardware and consumables, how can the print industry innovate in a market which may be rapidly reaching its sell...

Is HP Inc. poised to disrupt the print industry?

HP Inc. has set the stage for its ambitious plans to seize market share in the A3 copier/MFP market. On the back of its announcement to acquire Samsung’s printer business in a transaction valued at $1.05 billion, it launched its new A3 multifunction printers (MFP)...

HP: Reinvention for the digital future

HP Inc. faces challenging times in revitalising both its PC and printer business. Amidst declining sales and tighter margins, HP’s pillars of growth in office printing will be driven by expanding “Print-as-a-Service” offerings to increase recurring revenue and boost original supplies revenue; entrance into the A3 copier market and accelerating growth in its graphics business.

Exploiting the “Printernet” of Things

Internet of Things: Opportunities for printer manufacturers Within the next five years, the Internet of Things (IoT) market landscape is set for exponential growth. Today’s era of connected devices is the driving momentum behind the IoT. This represents a significant...

Can Xerox step up its game?

Xerox seeks to extend its lead in the managed print services (MPS) market and enhance its credentials in workflow automation. The past year has seen some major changes in the print industry, as vendors face the ongoing challenge of remaining relevant and profitable in...

Is MPS facing an identity crisis?

It seems that the managed print services market is going through a bit of an identity crisis. Is it managed document services, managed content services or managed workflow services? With print volumes flat to declining, MPS providers are expanding into the broader...