Printing is and always will be a form of manufacturing, but the days when printers could think of themselves strictly as manufacturers are long gone. Today, print shops increasingly find themselves cast in the role of creative advisors to customers whose quest for competitive differentiation and heightened brand awareness is never-ending.
Multifunctional peripherals (MFPs) enable productivity improvements for office workers who can easily print, copy, scan, fax, store, and transmit documents from a networked device. MFPs replace single function devices, they consume less real estate, and reduce total costs. Nevertheless, to fully enjoy the benefits of these devices, they must be effectively managed.
Print management (PM) provides the tools to maximize the use of these devices. It ensures devices are available when needed and that the many capabilities are utilized. Print management allows you to proactively monitor activity and gain compliance with best practices.
Almost every organization has an accounts payable (AP) department. Accounts Payable represents a liability for a product or service that has been delivered, but payment has not been made. Manual processing of AP is expensive and time consuming. Automating Accounts Payable can increase employee and vendor satisfaction and can ensure financial and regulatory compliance.
In this white paper, we will look at some of the research that has been done on the use of color — and other elements — and response rates, best practices and design considerations.
This white paper is a guide highlighting some of the key points to consider when developing a growth strategy surrounding the smart use of data.
When it comes to understanding your customers and prospects, demographic data is critical. But is it enough? Demographic targeting tells you what someone looks like, but it does not predict what they will buy or what type of messaging is most effective in reaching them. For this, marketers must turn to behavioral and psychographic targeting. This white paper explores the differences between demographic, behavioral, and psychographic targeting.
If the stubbornly high number of organizations that process invoices in a manual or semi-automated environment has proven anything, it's that many accounts payable leaders still struggle to articulate the value of automation and justify the expense and time to senior management. Many helplessly watch as their automation budgets are slashed or their automation projects are rejected or postponed.
Document Distribution Solutions (DDS) utilize multifunctional copiers/printers (MFPs) to improve organizational productivity and reduce costs. Paper based documents can be digitized and handled mpre efficiently. Electronic distribution can eliminate the cost of printing and of shipping.
As more and more companies talk about focusing on the individual customer, many print service providers have evolved into marketing solutions providers to support the complex level of personalization clients now require. For print service providers this has meant an expansion of their services offerings, but also an opportunity to partner more closely with clients than ever before.
In-plants can secure their futures with the help of a wide range of value-added services that their customers need, want, and will pay for. Some of them are based on graphic production.
Purchasing the wrong wide format printer can be a costly mistake. Understanding the evolving equipment and technology used by large format printers can be confusing. Canon’s whitepaper, 9 Considerations When Buying A Large Format Printer, can educate you on the ins and outs of wide format printing so you can make a solid investment.
Not all PDF files are the same, especially when it comes to wide format printing and many users experience common PDF printing problems. Download the FREE White Paper and get solutions to 4 Common PDF Printing issues.
As commercial printers look to expand their customer base and establish competitive differentiation it is imperative to use the right large format printing solution and technologies to meet your customer's demands.
In the digital age, sharing information via printers and other networked devices is vital to working efficiently, but it also involves a certain level of risk. People, search engines and other devices may try to access your confidential business information. That means security is becoming an increasingly important discussion topic as organizations seek to protect their valuable assets within their large format working environment.
To build successfully, avoid costly bidding errors and construction rework it is important for general contractors to make sure that they and all subcontractors are working off the latest document version. As a result, the ability to print large format documents is more critical than ever. If you are a general contractor or subcontractor, this is a "must-read" before you buy or lease your next wide format inkjet printer.
Data remanence is a real threat to today's business world. The increase in usage of digital devices opens the door for serious security breaches. Protect your business' sensitive data and intellectual property with electronic data scrubbing.
The ColorStream 3000 Series of high speed, full color inkjet printers, from Canon Solutions America, is one of the most flexible high volume, inkjet printing systems available.
Learn how to implement digital, on-demand printing in your book printing operation.
General commercial printers have long complained about the glossy output from production color digital printers on matte or uncoated papers. Although quality levels have improved dramatically since some of the earliest digital copiers and printers of the 1990s, it continues to be a challenge for some digital print devices to meet the high quality standard set by offset print.