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Articles

The Custom Print Software Project

When you need a custom software solution, think about assembling a puzzle rather than building from scratch. The software landscape is full of integrate-able pieces that can give you ‘expected’ functionality so you can focus your custom development on what makes you ‘unique’.


Has your Print MIS Estimating Fallen Apart? (Premium Content)

Estimating is a core function for Print MIS software, yet many printers fail to implement this part of the system to a trusted level, hence there is a lot of retreating back to Excel. Estimating is a critical function that needs to be part of your integrated and measureable print management information system.


Focus, Priorities: The Future of Your Print Business (Premium Content)

Looking backwards won’t help you navigate the uncharted waters of the future. The print businesses of the future will adapt to remain relevant in a digital, online, and data-driven world.


Make Your Customers the Stars of Your Marketing

Your marketing should talk more about your customers than about you. Compelling marketing content is about telling customer success stories to teach and attract more customers who find your content relevant to their current challenges.


Workflow— Reinventing PRINERGY 7 and Kodak

This article is a part of a series of articles by David L. Zwang that focuses on the processes and products that can lead to the transformation of your current workflows and business to prepare you for the new challenges ahead. In this article, Zwang looks at the release of PRINERGY 7, in the context of Kodak’s reinvention.


New Workflow Chief at Kodak (Premium Content)

We recently learned that Kodak has hired a new workflow chief. Allan Brown, formerly with HP and Xerox, joined the company as General Manager of its Unified Workflow Solutions business. Read what Brown has to say about workflow and Kodak strategies moving forward.


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Blog

Organic Search Success and Duplicate Content

Launching Additional Brands Online

Print MIS and Data are NOT Boring

Online Marketing for Printers

Is Your Print MIS Testing Your Patience?

From the Yellow Pages to Google

Table Service at McDonald’s

Plan for a Culture of Continuous Process Improvement in 2015

Marketing Equals Lead Generation – Give them a Quota

Define the Problem First

What Does “Change” Mean to You?

The Evolution of Graph Expo

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News

Ultimate Bindery Selected Technology of the Year at Xplor 2015

KODAK INSITE Prepress Portal 7 Delivers Enhanced Customer Control through HTML5

MadeToPrint available for QuarkXPress 2015

Introducing PReS Connect, Objectif Lune’s Offering for High Volume Communications Management

DALIM SOFTWARE concludes another successful US DUO event

Aleyant Pressero Web2Print Integration with HP SmartStream Showing at Dscoop EMEA

Caldera offers a portal to the future at FESPA 2015

Objectif Lune is Ricoh UK's Innovation Partner of the Year

locr to Highlight Location-based Marketing Services at the XMPie User Group Conference in Europe

Caldera offers a portal to the future at FESPA 2015

Roland DG Releases Rolandprintstudio the Feature-Packed RIP Software for Mac OS X

PODI AppForum Sponsor, CHILI Publish, Advances Printers' Marketing Abilities

GMC Software Technology Promotes Richard Lloyd to Vice President of Sales, Service Providers

Adobe expands its reliance on PDF technology from callas software for Acrobat DC

IQ Australia Partners with Chili Publish to Deliver Breakthrough Workflow Integration, IQconnect

Xante Announces Upcoming Release of iQueue Workflow Software Version 10.2

Snap Franchising Takes on EFI Technology to Transform

Crawford Technologies Listed Top Canadian Technology Company by Branham300

Kodak Integrates Callas Software Technology into PRINERGY 7

WoodWing releases Apple Watch application template

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Video

Video preview: Patrick Bolan of Avanti on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Patrick Bolan of Avanti on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published: May 13, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Patrick Bolan, President and CEO of Avanti about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

 

Video preview: Kevin Horey on Web-to-Print, Workflow, and Production Automation

Kevin Horey on Web-to-Print, Workflow, and Production Automation

Published: April 27, 2015

Jennifer Matt talks to Kevin Horey, VP/GM Workflow & Solutions at Xerox on its approach to web-to-print, workflow and production automation.

 

Video preview: Paul Diangelo of Printers Plan on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Paul Diangelo of Printers Plan on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published: April 20, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Paul Diangelo, Technology Solutions Director at Printers Plan about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

 

Video preview: Shaun Corbridge on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Shaun Corbridge on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published: April 13, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Shaun Corbridge, CEO and Founder at Atomology about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

 

Video preview: Eric Wold of SmartSoft on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Eric Wold of SmartSoft on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published: April 6, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Eric Wold, Vice President of SmartSoft about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

 

Video preview: Web2Print Experts Launches All Inclusive Print Software Solution

Web2Print Experts Launches All Inclusive Print Software Solution

Published: April 1, 2015

Jennifer Matt, Jane Mugford, and Chris Reisz-Hanson from Web2Print Experts launch a new offering to the print industry – a single solution that manages every aspect of your software needs (automatically replacing all your existing print software with one solution that floats in the cloud).

 

Video preview: Frank talks to Patrick Kerr from Kodak about Prepress Workflows

Frank talks to Patrick Kerr from Kodak about Prepress Workflows

Published: March 27, 2015

Frank talks to Patrick Kerr, Technical Product Manager at Eastman Kodak about prepress workflows at the EFI Connect conference in Las Vegas.

 

Video preview: Erv Ratazak of CRC Information Systems on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Erv Ratazak of CRC Information Systems on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published: March 23, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Erv Ratazak of CRC Information Systems about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

 

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Print Software Editors

Jennifer Matt

Jennifer Matt, Section Editor
An industry expert focusing on how software continues to impact the business of print.

Jane Mugford

Jane Mugford, Contributor
A technical operations expert, focusing on Print MIS, integration, and operational change management.

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