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GDPR is creating the first cracks in the GAFA(M) – Part 3

1st part, 2nd part. So as I tried to show by analysing the differing models, I see quite a divide appearing in the US high-tech. Is the GDPR process going to be painful on the […]

Jul, 12 · in Point of View

GDPR is creating the first cracks in the GAFA(M) – Part 2

Read the 1st part here. If you listened to Mr Zuckerberg’s US senate audition he cheekily said Facebook was “serving the masses” i.e. a paying model would only work for an affluent group and not […]

Jul, 03 · in Point of View

GDPR is creating the first cracks in the GAFA(M)

Interestingly, the new GDPR regulation is creating very different responses from the 5 top US tech companies who make up the ‘GAFAM’ acronym. What can the Print and Document community learn from their marketing experts […]

Jun, 26 · in Point of View

Private Equity and the Print / Copy Channel

Opportunities could lead to a greater participation   The Print/Copy market is undergoing a great transformation. The automation and digitization of multiple administrative tasks is impacting the volume of office pages printed, creating at best […]

Jun, 05 · in Point of View

Press review // April-may 2018

100% MPS « Environmental benefits and increasing concern for data security are among major driving factors for growth of the market. Increasing utilization of digital paper work is one of major challenges for growth of […]

May, 17 · in Press review

It is time to dip your toe in the water

You probably have read our articles on how it is now urgent for channel partners to find new revenue streams in 2018. In case you missed the series, you can find them at the following address. […]

Apr, 12 · in Point of View

Will 2018 see the long-expected industry consolidation gather pace? Part 4

It’s time to accept that Europe + USA are not only mature, but small markets   One last comment I would like to add is more on geo politics that goes beyond our industry, though […]

Apr, 05

Will 2018 see the long-expected industry consolidation gather pace? Part 3

It’s time to take some time to analyse what is happening   There is practical business logic with the following elements: Faster time to market because of the merger of worldwide R&D, logistics, launch and […]

Mar, 27

Will 2018 see the long-expected industry consolidation gather pace? Part 2

It is a time of change: Xerox sold to Fuji in a complex transaction   Things are changing and the mergers are proof of that. Please watch the GFK CES keynote on the NEWGEN (new […]

Mar, 20

Will 2018 see the long-expected industry consolidation gather pace? Part 1

As we start in a new year, we usually publish either a review of the year past or some prognosis on the year ahead of us. This year will be all about finding new business […]

Mar, 15

Press review // Q4 2017 + Q1 2018

100% MPS « We set out to create a game changer … We’re in MPS to win, and we’re in it to win in the SMB space exclusively with our channels,” Darren Cassidy, president of Xerox’ […]

Mar, 01

New Year, New Challenges. Who will be the Winners in 2018?

As we start a new year, it is a good time to take stock and think what we might do differently, to strengthen our businesses and generate better results over the coming 12 months. There is […]

Feb, 06

Has “digital governance” a meaning anymore? Part 6 / Putting GDPR in place

As a conclusion to this short note, I would like to draw your attention to three things: The GDPR regulation is very Anglo-Saxon on its approach. It privileges self-assessed responsibility and compliance with very significant […]

Nov, 09