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2017 is today #2 | “Many OEMs whose range has not adapted quickly enough and their associated channel may suffer deeply.”

We think that this channel trend may have an impact in accelerating, and even compounding the consolidation at the OEM level. OEMs are increasingly finding it too expensive and inflexible to sustain a direct sales […]

2017 is today #1 | “Copiers are outdated, complicated machines”: HP wants to disrupt the copier industry

As we approach end of the year, we at IDeAs tend to look in retrospect at the past year and try to put the outlook for the next one in perspective. We think that 2016 […]

HP Print Security Announcements

What would you say if you worked for a large company, and someone told you that a hacker, on the other side of the world, could easily, within five minutes, and with no prior knowledge […]

Dec, 08 · in Business Forecast

Talking heads: digital transformation | Fujitsu Information Capture Conference roundtable

The Fujitsu Information Capture Conference saw an expert roundtable discussion on Digital Transformation and how it will impact on the information management industry. You can download the article, scanned from the Document Manager magazine: click here.

Nov, 28 · in Event

PRESS REVIEW // FALL 2016

IMPSGA’S MEMBERS’ CONTENT IMPSGA event | 2D and 3D meet at Stratasys EMEA Headquarters « 3D printing is in a much earlier phase of its development cycle with a lot of technologies burgeoning and becoming available. […]

Nov, 09 · in Press review

Fujitsu Information Capture Conference | Video

The Fujitsu Information Capture Conference is a premier industry event and a unique opportunity to meet, learn, share and build collaboration with a committed and experienced network.

Oct, 18 · in Event

IMPSGA event | 2D and 3D meet at Stratasys EMEA Headquarters

IMPSGA members meet 3 times a year, in different locations around Europe, to discuss international developments in the MPS market, products and services, and to work together on developing best practice and shared commercial initiatives. […]

HP 2016 Global Partner Conference Boston | Chapter 2 | Our comment

Chapter 1 to read here.   IDeAs Comment The initiatives announced by HP at the GPC represent a significant step on the long-anticipated path to rationalisation and consolidation of the printer industry. Following the move […]

Sep, 20

HP 2016 Global Partner Conference Boston | Chapter 1

The Global Partner Conference is HP’s premier event of the year for channel partners, press and industry analysts. So it was fitting that HP saved their biggest news for this event, delivered in a high […]

Sep, 15

HP announces the Jetadvantage On Demand SaaS Marketplace | Chapter 2

Chapter 1 available here. Papercut was on the list and Nuance was not. This comes as a surprise as links between Nuance and HP are quite strong, and this is a frequent combination in pretty […]

Sep, 12

HP announces the Jetadvantage On Demand SaaS Marketplace

On Sept 7th HP announced the HP JetAdvantage On Demand SaaS Marketplace & Management Portal Can a former behemoth become a disruptor? Under this rather technological statement, one may consider that this is just another […]

Sep, 09

HP 2016 Industry Summit. Printing Reinvented

Following the announcements at the spring launch in Lisbon, HP Inc’s industry summit in Boston provided more insights into the thinking which will guide their development over the next five years.   This summit left […]

Jun, 30

Shared Service centres… To do or to have it done? Final part.

1st part here, 2nd there and 3rd there. Additional thoughts from Steven Swift – IDeAs In my experience, having built and run a document/production outsourcing business, some of the key factors for and against outsourcing are […]

Jun, 23

Shared Service centres… To do or to have it done? 3/4

1st part here, 2nd there. How can an SSC be sustainable? J-P. B.: Whether the SSC executes all or part of the activity, in the end the SSC has one responsibility: mastering what is being […]

Jun, 09