Digital Transformation

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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.

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.

7 trends that will redefine the print industry in 2019

2018 saw the print industry continue to face the stark realities of digital disruption. While HP continues to strengthen its lead in an increasingly commoditised market, the traditional copier companies such as Konica Minolta, Ricoh and Xerox continue are taking differing approaches to retain relevance. Whatever the outcome, the industry must continue to embrace the following trends that will define success or failure in 2019.

Can Xerox turn a corner?

Xerox is banking on software innovation to revitalise its business, but success will also depend on its ability to shift the cultural mindset of both its employees and partners.

Channels To Managed Print Services, 2018

Managed print services (MPS) are an untapped opportunity for channel organisations to extend their influence within small and mid-sized business market (SMB) where MPS can help improve productivity and efficiency and reduce costs. MPS adoption in the SMB market...

What Next? Six Trends for the Print Industry in 2018

Changing customer preferences, increased mobility, tightening regulation and technological change are reshaping the print industry. As such, 2017 was a year of mixed fortunes for global manufacturers. Market consolidation has seen HP, Xerox and Lexmark reform and...

Race for relevance: Five strategies for print vendors

In a time of accelerating change when the rules of the workplace and workforce are being redefined, the print industry faces challenges in maintaining its relevance. New technology is rendering existing business models obsolete while customers are more demanding of...