We've been hearing that the office equipment world and the IT Services world are converging, but is it really happening? If it is, who's winning? Prominent members from both sides of the fence weigh in.
The Twelve Days of Turkey
On behalf of everybody at Print Audit, we want to wish our friends in the U.S. a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! As it seems to get longer every year we’ve prepared a song for those in the Office Equipment channel called “The 12 Days of Turkey” to help you celebrate.
Exclusive: Are You Listening? The Office Equipment Dealer’s Guide To Digital Transformation (audio version)
The pace of change in the office equipment channel is happening faster than ever before. Users are printing fewer pages and customers are looking to digitize and automate as many of their workflows as possible. We’ve created this eGuide to share what we’ve learned (a lot of it the hard way!) and packed it full of ideas for you to get started on your own path.
4 Main Objectives for Successful DT Offerings: This eGuide provides you with the 4 most important objectives so you can make a measured decision.
DT Examples: This eGuide has powerful examples from Campbell’s Soup, Coca Cola, and others.
DT Ratings: In order to make the right decision, you deserve to be able to compare DT solutions and ensure they will be a fit for your business.
Mario Bava Sleeps In a Little Later Than He Expected To by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Convergence Radio: Episode 12 - The GDPR is Live, Are You Ready?
In this episode of Convergence Radio; “The GDPR Is Live, Are You Ready?”; we met up with prominent European figures in the office equipment space to get their take on the GDPR and discussed what we all need to be ready for what it all means. Our guests include:
Dan Taylor, Director EMEA Managed Services at HP
Petra Diener, Co-Founder, 3 Across The Sea
Louella Fernandes, Research Director, Quocirca
Edwin Jongsma, Commercial Director at Xtandit B.V.
Some highlights from our conversation:
Why the GDPR was started in the first place
What kinds of fines could face those who breach GDPR tenants
What has happened since its launch in May of 2018
The extent of compliance to date
How it affects the importance of securing paper as well as digital data
GDPR education and the opportunity it presents for dealers and their customers
Convergence Radio: Episode 11 - The Media Speaks Up On Convergence
A powerhouse conversation with Patricia Ames, Scott Cullen and CJ Cannata, three of the most respected media experts in the office equipment dealer channel today. You’ll learn:
Views on how (and if) the OED channel is changing (and why).
How technology is acting as a catalyst for change.
Insights into the fastest growing areas for print.
Views on the number and rate of dealer acquisitions.
Main reasons some in the channel are resisting the future
Patricia Ames, President & Analyst, BPO Media
Scott Cullen, Editor-in-Chief, The Cannata Report
CJ Cannata, Co-Owner/EVP and Publisher, The Cannata Report
Convergence Radio: Episode 10 - Marketing In The Age of Convergence
In this episode of Convergence Radio, we meet up with Darrell Amy of Convergo Marketing, where he shares his expertise on the direction your marketing program needs to take as you get ready to launch and promote your new offerings to the marketplace.
Convergence Radio: Episode 9 - How Document Management Can Help You Build A Perpetual Revenue Company
In this weeks episode of Convergence Radio, John MacInnes (CEO of Print Audit) and Sean Halliday (President of Print Audit's PlacePoint division) start off talking about document management and end up gleaning some of the best tips ever for building a perpetual revenue company!