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Konica Minolta: On a path to reinvention

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe held its European Leadership Campus (ELC 2019), on the 18 October in Copenhagen, Denmark. This major summit brought together 800 channel partners to showcase the company’s newest products, solutions and services, from office...

Infographic: Smart MFP Connected Workplace

Quocirca’s Executive Briefing Report on Mastering IOT – the big data opportunity for print manufacturers examines how print manufacturers and their partners can build long-term customer relationships through harnessing the power of analytics.

How MPS providers can leverage an IoT maturity model

Multi-function printers (MFP) have evolved into smart, intelligent, interconnected IoT devices capable of interacting with multiple external systems.  Managed Print Service (MPS) providers should exploit the wealth of data generated by smart MFPs to create new opportunities for innovation.

3D printing enters a new era

The digitisation of manufacturing or the fourth industrial revolution, is reorganising manufacturing and supply chains. Industry 4.0 technologies such as automation and robotics are set to make industrial processes more efficient, but it is 3D printing that has the...

Additive Action – 3D printing as an accelerator for digital manufacturing

The briefing looks at the potential to change the way in which products are made using 3D printing, from conception to implementation and delivery. These changes will have far-reaching impacts on business ecosystems, technological convergence, and sustainability and business leaders must, therefore, have a thorough understanding of the market trends and drivers to successfully tap into the cost savings, increased flexibility, and shorter time to market these new technologies.

Infographic: Global Print 2025 Study 2nd Edition

Quocirca’s Executive Briefing Report on Mastering IOT – the big data opportunity for print manufacturers examines how print manufacturers and their partners can build long-term customer relationships through harnessing the power of analytics.

5 ways print industry leaders must reinvent their businesses

Survival of the fittest: Why print manufacturers must become masters of innovation
In today’s digital era, faced with the stark reality of either reinvention or rapid decline, large print industry players need to rapidly innovate to survive and prosper. Quocirca’s Print 2025 study reveals that, despite almost two thirds of industry executives saying innovation is the key to future success and the considerable resources at their disposal, major manufacturers have a harder time keeping pace with transformation than start-ups. This is due to a combination of factors such as corporate inertia, legacy processes and systems, difficulty in getting buy-in for new technology from senior leaders, and a misunderstanding of the needs of ever more connected consumers.