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This section of WhatTheyThink aggregates all of the news, educational content, and analysis about the software that drives print businesses, from order entry through shipping and invoicing. It is combined in a single area so that our members and the industry as a whole can go to a single place to learn how software is changing the business of print and gain actionable ideas on how they may apply new solutions to their own business problems.

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Articles

Is Your Print MIS Your Trusted System of Record?

Whether you have recently acquired a new Print MIS system or you’ve been using the same one for a decade, we recommend you assess it as the “trusted system of record” for your print business. This assessment is critical in our increasingly data-driven world.


Print Estimating & Quoting System Product Spotlight: arifiQ

Self-service is a growing preference among customers, pricing transparency is a feature of our online world, and speed is a growing differentiator in all aspects of our business. arifiQ has focused on a pivotal function of print – estimating/quoting; enabling printers to adapt to the new realities of our increasingly digital, online, and fast-paced business environment.


Print’s Representation at the MarTech Conference

MarTech – the Marketing Technology Conference took place March 31, 2015 in San Francisco. I attended to see how print is being represented within the modern marketing mix.


Adobe Tackles Next-Generation Digital Publishing with Summer Launch of Adobe Publish (Premium Content)

We’ve written a fair amount about digital publishing in this space since we believe it presents a good opportunity for new revenue streams for printing firms – not only for traditional publishing applications but increasingly for sales enablement and other enterprise dissemination of information. Adobe is about to take this to the next level with its summer launch of Adobe Publish.


Data-Driven: Thriving Print Business in 2020

A data-driven print business starts with a trusted system of record and then as selected meaningful metrics that influence your business decisions and your staff’s daily behavior.


Online Engagement: Thriving Print Business in 2020

The online channel is in the language of the customer and you have to compete to be found. These fundamental characteristics of this channel should drive your online presence at every level.


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Blog

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

Print Software at Graph Expo

Building Yourself a Support System

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News

Agfa Graphics Releases Fortuna 9 High-End Security Printing Design Software

GMC Software Technology Exhibits the Future of CCM at Document Strategy Forum ‘15

Alliance Franchise Brands Marketing & Print Division Partners with Aleyant for Integrated Web-to-Print Solutions

Print MIS and Data are NOT Boring (Blog)

PitStop 13 - PDF Quality Control just got better

vjoon and Aysling Build Strategic Partnership in North America

PagePath Technologies Announces Design Online/Print UI Solution

Tucanna launches version 2.5 of tFlow Approval!

Tucanna launches version 2.5 of tFlow Approval

Ultimate TechnoGraphics at Xploration 2015

EFI Elevates the Print Buying Experience with Newest-version Web-to-Print/eCommerce Platform

Xante's IQueue Users Grown by 266% Over Last Year

Free Aleyant Webinar: B2C Strategies for Web to Print

GMC Presents New Solutions, New Practices at Xploration ‘15

Enfocus Premieres Subscription License Option

Crawford Technologies to Play Pivotal Role at 'Xploration® 15'

Avanti Appoints New VP of Sales

Heidelberg’s New White Paper, “Anti-Virus and Your Prinect Workflow” Now Available for Download

IN Cart Marketing Responds To Google Mobi-Friendly Site Deadline by Launching Responsive Design Solutions For Web To Print Retail Sites

RSA Debuts WebCRD™ 9.5, Web to Print Software for In-Plants at ACUP Conference

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Video

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.

 

Video preview: Greg Salzman of Aleyant on Web-to-Print Integration, Mobile, and Helping Printers Find Success Online.

Greg Salzman of Aleyant on Web-to-Print Integration, Mobile, and Helping Printers Find Success Online.

Published: March 9, 2015

Jennifer Matt talks to Greg Salzman, President of Aleyant Systems about the Aleyant Pressero web-to-print system and his company's view on web-to-print integration, mobile, and helping printers find success online.

 

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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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