Posted on Feb 22 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Businesses are still stuck in the slow lane when it comes to board meetings, persisting with handwritten notes and emailed agenda despite the availability of modern alternatives, claims technology company eShare. In a survey of 100 UK directors by TLF Research, 59% said board meeting notes were still handwritten before being typed up and circulated. Almost three quarters receive meeting agenda by...

Posted on Feb 21 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Digitalisation main focus of CeBIT 2017

Visitors to the CEBIT 2017 technology show will be able to find everything they need to make the transition from paper-based to digital processes clustered together in one convenient location in Hall 3. Home to CeBIT’s Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Input/Output Management showcase, Hall 3 will feature solutions designed to help companies achieve digitalisation across all functions, from...

Posted on Feb 20 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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RR Donnelley, a provider of integrated multichannel marketing and business communications solutions, has added Prinova’s Messagepoint customer message management platform to its digital solutions offering. RR Donnelley has been providing Messagepoint as part of its custom communications solutions for more than fi ve years. Its integration with the company’s RRDigital portfolio will allow customers...

Posted on Feb 19 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Blake, the envelope and postal packaging expert, has opened a ‘hub of excellence’ on Dublin Street in Edinburgh, the first of a series of regional hubs it plans to open in 2017. Centres in London, Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham are to follow. MD, Michael Barter said: “The principal aim of the hubs is to provide each UK area with an expert in envelopes and postal packaging. This is now becoming...

Posted on Feb 18 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Direct mail fullfilment and print management services provider bakergoodchild has unveiled a new corporate identity and website and moved to new, purpose-built premises on a secure industrial estate in Aston, Birmingham. The new site incorporates a dedicated secure printing room, which is expected to help bakergoodchild target the transactional mail sector, covering business critical mail, secure...

Posted on Feb 17 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on The high cost of poor contact data

Poor quality customer contact data could be costing UK organisations as much as 6% of their annual revenues, warns Royal Mail Group, following a survey of almost 300 marketing, data and analytics professionals by its specialist data business. Comparative analysis of Royal Mail Data Services’ third annual survey suggests that certain problems have been getting worse since 2014, including duplicate...

Posted on Feb 16 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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DSales has expanded user authentication and print release options in the latest version of ineoPRINT to include NFC authentication for Android smartphones/tablets and Bluetooth LE authentication for iOS devices. The latter requires the Bluetooth LE option EK-609 to be installed in the Develop ineo+ multifunctional device. To print a job or to log in to copy or scan, the user simply walks up to the...

Posted on Feb 15 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Mobile apps key to more efficient timesheet management

The potential for apps to transform workplace processes is highlighted in a new report from Changepoint. Its new study, Mobile Keeps Business Moving Forward, shows that while 78% of employees want to use mobile time-tracking apps, currently only 11% do so. Most organisations still rely on old-fashioned, error-prone methods for managing timesheets, including Excel spreadsheets (28%) and pen and paper...

Posted on Feb 14 2017 - 2:22pm by Editorial Content
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Employees waste one day every week due to outdated processes Inefficient document processes in European organisations are damaging productivity and leading to lost business, warns Adobe in a new report, Document Drain: How Back-Office Processes are Shredding Productivity. Its survey of 7,000 professionals across Europe found that office workers are spending as much as one day a week (6.8 hours) on...

Posted on Feb 2 2017 - 12:37pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Print IT Magazine – Issue 31 – Free Download

PrintIT is available in a choice of formats and media – printed page, PDF or page-turning e-book. I bet you are reading the printed version. Some things are just better on paper: magazines, books (a personal preference, I admit), possibly even presentations. As we report on page 8, there are even some businesses that still send out printed meeting agenda – that’s just crazy. Xerox company NewField...