Posted on Jul 14 2018 - 9:00am by Editorial Content
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One of the highlights of OKI Europe’s stand at FESPA 2018, held in Berlin in May, was the Pro9000 Series Envelope Print System. Perfect for direct mail and short-run, variable data printing, the system gives businesses and print shops the opportunity to create eye catching envelope designs in brilliant colour and/or white (in the case of the Pro9542) in a single pass. It combines an OKI Pro9000...

Posted on Jul 13 2018 - 9:40am by Editorial Content
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As people look more closely at the use of data by US tech giants, new data privacy regulations that came into effect on May 25th have interesting implications for the use of postal communications, including transactional and marketing mail The recent Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal raised a number of interesting questions about the amount of personal information companies hold on individuals,...

Posted on Jul 13 2018 - 9:00am by Editorial Content
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Ricoh has launched a postcard service to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research and help people connect with friends and family members suffering from dementia. The fully automated, end-to-end Printed Memories platform enables users to upload a favourite photo and personal message for printing and mailing at Ricoh’s facility in Telford. A donation of £1 will be collected for each postcard sent,...

Posted on Jul 13 2018 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Managed print services provider Midshire is giving artists, illustrators and graphic designers the opportunity to win a RISO digital duplicator, also known as a Risograph. As part of the RISO Roadshow, running from May to October, Midshire is inviting six designers to trial a Risograph for a month and then submit artworks created on the device. The creator of the best sample pack will win the machine. As...

Posted on Jul 12 2018 - 2:00pm by Editorial Content
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Ahead of AIIM Forum UK 2018, which took place at IBIS Earls Court London on June 20, James Goulding caught up with Peggy Winton, President of AIIM, to discuss the changing world of information management A lot has happened in the 12 months since the last AIIM Forum UK, in the wider world of information management and at AIIM itself, which on January 1 changed its name (but conveniently not its acronym)...

Posted on Jul 12 2018 - 12:20pm by Tayla Ansell
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KYOCERA Document Solutions has expanded its economical ECOSYS printer portfolio with three new A4 colour printers (the ECOSYS P7240cdn/P6235cdn/P6230cdn) and four A4 colour MFPs (the ECOSYS M6635cidn/M6235cidn/M6630cidn/ M6230cidn). Offering high quality, 1200dpi colour output, the new devices aid productivity with print speeds of 30-40 pages per minute, an improved time to first copy and new dual...

Posted on Jul 12 2018 - 9:00am by Editorial Content
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After 90 years in Romford, Essex, communications solutions provider Neopost is moving its UK head office to the Here East technology campus in Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Stratford. Neopost is relocating 280 employees to a 25,000 square foot office on the 3rd floor of the Press Centre building on the East London campus, which has become home to a thriving community of digital businesses. Mike Stone,...

Posted on Jul 11 2018 - 2:30pm by Editorial Content
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At the event, James Goulding caught up with Ricoh UK Marketing Director Chas Moloney and Head of New Marketing Services Gareth Parker and asked them about Ricoh’s new devices, what applications they are suited to and why direct mail is a disruptive technology. Here is (some of) what they had to say. On customer-driven innovation “What you are seeing today is the culmination of a lot of outstanding...

Posted on Jul 11 2018 - 9:00am by Editorial Content
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One in three UK SMEs with revenues of between £5 million and £250 million still doesn’t have any CRM technology in place and continues to rely on spreadsheets, claims CRM company Workbooks. Its new report, The State of the CRM Market 2018 – An SME Perspective, states that the main reasons to adopt CRM technology are to improve the productivity of customer-facing employees (66%), to enhance...

Posted on Jul 10 2018 - 9:00am by Editorial Content
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Barnsley Football Club, one of the longest established clubs in the English football league, has taken a step into the future by replacing its old, slow, error-prone paperbased purchasing procedures with a bespoke cloud-based system supplied by Cloud B2B Solutions. Over 200 suppliers are already on the online ‘Purchase to Pay’ system, which allows managers to place, view and authorise purchase...